Wednesday, June 15, 2011

Home Economics Project

I remember toiling to produce at least a decent dress, an apron, a skirt, a bias for a blouse  and  had to learn how to use the vintage sewing machine. Our's, I think have been carted off to the recycler's years ago when we moved house. This photo is from Treadle Quilts.She has an amazing site about quilts, do check it out. :)

So have you saved at least one surviving Home Eco project from school for posterity sake? Well, I managed and I hope it will last several more years to come.  :D

My Home Eco project

I had this pic stored in my computer last year and never got around to post something about until I visited Toni's Favorite Things blog. It has her beautiful doilies that made me nostalgic and wanted to share my little crochet project. I used to have several others but they were all destroyed when the basement was flooded by one of the super typhoons that hit the country. Fortunately, this ribbon was kept inside ziplock bag and was stored in the second drawer.  There's a clip attached to the ribbon, which I wasn't able to take a shot. :D 

Saturday, June 11, 2011

Ebay mistake....

Have you ever been in the situation that after selling off several books on Ebay, you won't regret it? Well, even though it has been years since I sold the Hardy Boys Casefiles series, now, I'm plagued why did I ever did especially the first three casefiles.  Dead On Target (#1), Evil Inc (#2), Cult of Crime #3 and a couple of my  favorites like Brother Against Brother (#11) and Double Exposure (#22). *sigh*

Sunday, June 5, 2011

"Welcome to Haven"

A man who plays music to make his wife sane, a boy whose dreams harm people he thinks are out to break his new family, a man who commands his shadow to kill the people connected to his wife’s death - all have one thing in common. They are all residents of Haven, Maine.

Haven swirls in the supernatural world and is a new TV series presented by SyFy channel, loosely based around Stephen King’s, “Colorado Kid.” 

What can “Haven” offer to a well-trodden niche that shares its genre with “Supernatural,” “X-Files,” and “Charmed” and “Buffy?” The scenic harbor town wasn’t viewed as dark but light and airy with its mysteriousness roiling underneath the sleepy town.

Saturday, June 4, 2011

Computer Problems and other things....

My friend's Orchards
Getting back on here after contending with computer problems and a slew of work- related issues  prevented me from checking on blogs here. *grinz*  Oh, then Farmville unleashed sheep breeding, pig breeding, English Country Farm, and orchards.  *smile*

Rainbow Tree and Giant Heart Tree
I've been trying to order my trees like my friend's, so far I've accomplished halfway of ordering my home farm. I love the trees.

The Rainbow Tree, the Giant Heart Tree and a glimpse of Farmville's Stonehenge is from the English Country Farm and yes, you have the option of having simultaneous farms growing or decide to pause  whichever farm you want to work on first. 

Remember Prince Will and Kate's Wedding? Well, Farmville wasn't behind and released beautiful trees in connection of the occasion and one quest too. I've already deleted the wedding tent to make room for Lady Gaga's album launch but I saved the trees.

Two Wedding Trees, English Roses, Pink Carnations, The Royal Tree (the yellow one), a Cream Draft Horse, a smithy's place. I think that's a Juniper tree (near the stone bench), the trunk of the Giant Mardi Gras Tree,  Key Lime Trees, some more of Stonehenge, the Knights' Round Table hidden behind the trees, and the moat.

The Trees after harvest. You just see the Knights' round table, more of the smithy's place, Aster flower beds, the crown of the Giant Golden Apple Trees, and the Giant Lucky Cookie Tree. I'll have to get a picture of that one next.