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Friday, October 7, 2011

Some real and some not so real . . .



Some of you may know
I have been struggling to create
a new face for my blog. 
I am still in the struggle,
but it isn't that
I haven't been trying. 

In the meantime . . .

I have taken a ton of photos
been taking a class at the local community college
closing up the gardens for the winter
celebrating birthdays
making applesauce and other apple yummies
"putting up" pickles
knitting dish cloths
laundry
cooking dinner
walking Snickers
making fake pumpkins
visiting Art Prize
 (twice already once more time this weekend with the grand kids)

Hey, I am a busy gal! 




I have tried everything with my header
and
I can't get it the way I want it.
 
I have friends who have offered to help
and
I appreciate each of them tremendously.

BUT

I want to see if I can figure it out for myself. 

Cuz'
I figure
if I
figure
it out
then I will know the next time
when I want to change my header.
 
Smart, huh? 
A bit stubborn too, maybe!

Now I have to stop playing and creating
and go read my book for book club.
The Elegance of the Hedgehog
Muriel Barbery
Have any of you read it?



Front door fern
dressed in
pumpkin fashion



11 comments:

~from my front porch in the mountains~ said...

You will get it! One day it will all come together!
Now go read that book!

Aunt Barb said...

Love the front door pumpkins! Yes, read the book! Book club is around the corner. I am going to read mine right now!

Gail said...

I love the pumpkins!!!

Rain said...

you can do it Lynne!! I've been periodically trying to get music on my blog for about 8 months now!! Amazing too how so many things on your to-do list I've been doing too!! Except no Snickers!! Have a beautiful fun weekend!! Rain

Maura @ Lilac Lane Cottage said...

Oh goodness Lynne I know what you're going through...I've just been doing the same thing with my blog. I didn't try and change my blog...I messed up and then had to try and figure out how to make it look similar to what I had! Yours looks wonderful...you must have a wide monitor as I have to scroll way over to see the right side. Good luck with yours...it looks great to me! Have a wonderful weekend.
Maura :)

Raindrops and Daisies said...

Hi Lynne,

Just dropping by from Raindrops and DAisys.

You have a lovely blog and I am your newest follower.

Thanks for visiting my blog and for your comments.
Maybe next time you come to Ireland we can meet up!

Love the pumpkin picture,
it is really pretty.


Enjoy the rest of the weekend


x Fiona

Jill said...

Hi Lynne!
Just happen to see you "around" and thought I'd come in for a look see. I love all of your pumpkins!

I'm your newest follower. :)

Carol............. said...

The fern and pumpkin decoration is so creative! Great how they stack together..

Rural Revival said...

I know what you mean. Sometimes it's easier asking for help, but when I have to ask a second time, I know I need to be able to do it myself. In the long run, it's faster that way!

~Andrea

Rural Revival said...

PS. Love the pumpkins on the fern!

GardenofDaisies said...

Yes, please do come for pie! I'll have to make another one... that one got eaten up at the picnic!