08 May 2015

Fabulous Friday


Friday we went to pick up Candy's doll from the County Extension Office in Buckner.  They held the state-wide convention for County Homemakers.  Candy's Fortuneteller doll had won a blue ribbon for the local Heritage Fair, then went on to half-state competition, where it won a second blue ribbon.  In the statewide competition she took the third blue.  The doll will move on to Country Fair and State Fair competition this July and August.




We had to drive back to La Grange for they were holding a luncheon and lecture on appeal that local residents wore during the 1850s - 1870.  Since these clothes were handmade, some of the detail was amazing.  Since Candy sews so much and I am into history, it was a perfect luncheon.

 


 


Me in my new hat.

02 May 2015

Kentucky Girl Tea Party

Candy wrote an essay about me and entered it in the Kentucky Girl Contest.  I entered her (where she got the idea) since she is now a Kentucky girl.  However, Candy's essay was picked as a finalist, which put me in the five finalists for the title.  It was a fun excuse to get dressed up and go out and enjoy a beautiful day.  The have a lovely time.  Enjoyed three pots of tea, Benedictine Sandwiches (a new treat for Candy since it's a local recipe, chicken salad sandwiches, and several sweet treats for desert.  We had a wonderful time.


Candy all dressed up ready to go



me with Churchy (Churchill) her new kitty.  He seems bored by all the to do...lol







 The Tea room is so perfectly decorated for the full "tea time" experience.



gift bags to the finalists


Me with my glasses -- oops take glasses off for pics...must remember....lol

This is the first annual Kentucky Girl Contest, so we were thrilled to be a part of launching this new tradition for Derby time.



22 April 2015

Celebrate and Reverence the beauty that surrounds us




Blue Hydrangea Tea




Despite the heavy rains it was a wonderful day!!





 


On the right - Candy and I sitting at the memorial service for Ovarian Cancer Victims

my hand (I made it)

Candy's Hat.  We hoped to get some picture in it but it was raining so hard.  I will do some this week and get them post.  The group photo above doesn't show the flowers.

20 April 2015

Sisters of Colford Hall promotion



Montlake is promoting the Sisters of Colford Hall series

All three books will be included in our April Romance Deal in the US marketplace, starting 4/17/2015 and running through 5/17/2015. This large-scale promotion features an assortment of select titles from the Romance genre, allowing customers to discover new favorites at discounted prices.

You will see the promotion here:

18 April 2015

Montlake is promoting one of Dawn's books



starting 4/17/2015 and running through 5/17/2015 one of Dawn's books is featured. This large-scale promotion features an assortment of select titles from the Romance genre, allowing customers to discover new favorites at discounted prices.

You will see the promotion here:
http://www.amazon.com/Kindle-eBooks/b?ie=UTF8&node=11333818011

The Sisters of Colford Hall - Montlake showcase promotion starting April 17th

Montlake is promoting the Sisters of Colford Hall series

All three books will be included in our April Romance Deal in the US marketplace, starting 4/17/2015 and running through 5/17/2015. This large-scale promotion features an assortment of select titles from the Romance genre, allowing customers to discover new favorites at discounted prices.

You will see the promotion here:




15 April 2015

Hats for Blue Hydrangea Tea


I designed two hats - one for me and one for Candy for this Sunday's Blue Hydrangea Tea.  Top one is mine (naturally with the touch of peacock) and the blue one on the bottom I did for Candy.


11 April 2015

More pics from Waldeck's "A Derby Affair"


Waldeck is such a wonderfully historical place and the day was gloriously beautiful







Candy looking happy!

Me and the stupid cane...lol