Monday, March 5, 2012

Miscellany Monday

It was a most beautiful weekend here in NE Louisiana.  So spring like,I got all excited about getting our patio  decked out, but still have to wait a little longer.  I'm also planning to get into "herb growing" this spring.  But, for now, my mind is running random as I link up with sweet Carissa.

Eggs,eggs and more eggs.....

The Princess stayed with me one day last week and I gave her an Easter basket filled to the brim with Easter eggs and she had more fun.  This will be her first year to really get "into" the whole Easter thing.  She poured them out of the bucket and would sit and open each of them and then place them back in the bucket.  Such a simple little activity but it seemed to bring her a lot of enjoyment and I had such fun watching her.  I wonder sometimes why we buy kids "real" toys.  They can take the most ordinary of items and entertain themselves for hours.

4 more days.......

Yep, this Friday, Poppa and I will get to put our hands on this little fella.  We will be meeting our daughter and Clancy in Oklahoma City for a few days.  It's a fun place and only 4 hours for them to drive and about 7 for us.  Bridget will begin Spring Break this Friday and will share the first few days with us.  Our son in law will have to stay behind and work.  Shucks! work has a way of interfering with fun sometimes. ~smile~ We look forward to this time of making memories.

One step closer.........

 Look at that smile!  That's Daddy taking a stroll down the hallway this past week.  Alisha, LaToya and Amber do this every afternoon and they still cannot believe that Daddy is walking.  He walks about in his room without any assistance but if he goes any further, he always has someone near in case he should stumble.  Each new day continues to bring additional strength and we continue to be amazed.  Yes, he is one step closer to going home. March 9th will make 9 months since his illness.

Crafts, and Ideas Abundant.....

Rice Krispie treat bird nests, icing and jelly beans
Pinterest is the coolest site!  I have no idea who is the brains behind it, but they are nothing short of a genius. If you are running short on ideas for anything you can just go to Pinterest and fret no more.  I thought these little bird nests were the cutest idea to do with little ones for Easter.

  And, then there is Etsy! I just had the above eggs made for my Grans by a gal on Etsy.  They are big acrylic eggs and can be filled with goodies from the Bunny. ~wink~  If you would like some just click here. I enjoy Etsy all the time, but I especially enjoy it during holidays. I think it is so neat that there is such a site for folks to share their workmanship for profit.

Happy Monday girlies, and may I leave you with this thought....
Lea @ CiCis Corner
Lea @ CiCis Corner

Hi there! My name is Lea. I've been wife to the best Hubby for 44 years....Mom to a son and daughter....CiCi to 4 precious Grans....lover of family and friends....enjoy laughter and a good time....shopper....picture taking maniac....maker of delicious fudge....organizational enthusiast....memory maker....Southern Belle...and most importantly.....a Child of the King! Welcome to my little corner!


  1. So glad to see so much is going well for you, and that you have some great things to look forward to. Also glad to see that you survived these storms we have had this past week. Hubby planted some herbs inside a few weeks ago to get ready to transplant outside when weather permits and I can't wait. I have never done the herb thing before. Enjoy your trip to see the grand, and be safe.

  2. look at your daddy go! so happy to see that progress. what a gift.

    and yay for getting to see your lil cowboy soon. enjoy it!

    i'm looking forward to egg hunting with my kids this year as i think it will be the first time they'll get into it. so much to look forward to!

    have a lovely day, my dear!

  3. I'm DEFINITELY going to get some of those personalized eggs for my grands. I always like to do a little something for them for Easter ... and this is just adorable!

    I'm so glad that you will get to see two of your most favorite people on Friday! I'll bet you cannot wait!

    Oh, how it does my heart good to hear you report that your dad is continue to better each day. {{hug}}

  4. What a sweet picture of your dad! Enjoy time with your little guy-I know how you do miss him.

  5. oh that picture of your Dad almost made me cry!

    Enjoy that little cowboy of yours...he is too cute.

  6. Great seeing your Dad's smiling face, Praise God!
    Yes Pinterest can stir up anyone's creative side and also give you more knowledge than you care to know...I am enjoying it

    Oh have a wonderful spring break..what a joy!

  7. I know you are so excited about the trip, but a lot more excited about seeing the joy of your life..
    I guess you will be traveling down I20 through The Tyler area..Wave at me as you go through...we are about 20 miles from the interstate.
    glad to see that your dad is doing better...
    Hope this day brings you lots of joy..

  8. It is crazy to be thinking about Easter already, but I did buy Gus's Easter basket several weeks ago. It sounds like you have some fun things going on. Pinterest is so much fun, but sometimes overwhelming!

  9. You make me happy! I love everything about this post...those easter eggs and goodies are PRECIOUS! I can't wait to hear your recap of your time with your family! I know you'll have a great time. And what a blessing to see your dad up and walking! Amazing, what a Savior and Healer we have! Happy Monday to you, sweet Lea. Love you!!

  10. Seeing your dad and how far he has come on his journey just put tears in my eyes. OMG four more days is so exciting. I am thrilled for you, have a wonderful visit. Your little princess is adorable. I get to see my daddy on Wednesday in Florida, I can't wait.

  11. Hi lovely lady.
    Your photo of your Dan is so sweet seeing him with a big Smile on his face. This looks like a wonderful time for him !!! Enjoy time with your little guy-also I know how much we miss them sweet lady.
    Thanks so much for your sweet comments on my new Tablescape. Hope you have a wonderful week.
    XXOO Diane

  12. Yay! For a visit with your family and grandson! And that your dad is doing so well. That is amazing. I am ready for spring myself!!! Bring it on. :) Happy Monday

  13. That's a great little quote at the end. Thanks for sharing!

  14. Love, love the picture of your dad. I can feel the excitement to realize how far he's come by God's grace, and can look forward to going back home!!! Oh, do enjoy every minute w/ the Clancy dude. What a face!! And the RK treat bird nests--adorable!

  15. I'm popping over from Kimberly's blog after reading your interview. Looks like we have a good number of bloggy friends in common. What adorable grandkids you have! That's such wonderful news about your dad...wishing him the best! Stop by if you get a chance! Have a good one!


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