Day 246 – Mardi Gras! It’s Fat Tuesday!!

Lassez  les bon temps rouler!

Lassez les bon temps rouler!

Let the good times roll!

Today marks the end of Carnival celebrations, which started on or after Epiphany or Twelfth Night(depending on your beliefs), and refers to the practice of eating rich, fatty foods before the ritual fasting of Lent. Tomorrow is Ash Wednesday and

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Day 184 – Silver bells

Very traditional : )

Very traditional : )

Silver and red bells, holly and berries and red ornaments, this classic design came out of Angie’s closet. It reminds me of the lyrics:

Silver bells, silver bells It’s Christmas time in the city Ring-a-ling, hear them ring Soon it will be Christmas

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Day 181 – Gold holly

Time for holly!

Time for holly!

I had completely forgotten about this tablecloth, it was in my “cutter” stack. While cleaning up my daughters room I found an entire stack of these cloths and this one is PERFECT for the season.

Pretty good for a cutter : )

Just so we’re all

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Day 92 – A Lemony thicket

Not lemons...

Not lemons…

That’s right, they’re roses not lemons. And very old-lady-grandma roses at that, not really my style but I had an ulterior motive when I bought this. It will make a return appearance later : )

Then I was out walking the dog VERY early and came across a

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Day 30 – Lunch blues

Turquoise and gold swirls : )

Turquoise and gold swirls : )

When I bought this cloth on ebay it was described as “Turquoise with gold cherries”. Well….cherries! In gold no less. It just HAD to come live with me. When it arrived I looked at the print closely and decided it was more like ‘peaches’ rather

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