Monday, August 29, 2011

Saturday

This is what we saw a lot of on Saturday.  My sister and her daughter drove down for a visit with us.  Our niece has three children under four years of age.   This is the two oldest, Savannah and Ethan.  I could NOT  get a picture of them that was not blurred.  They are perpetual motion.


And this is Miranda, being fed by Mr. Muddling.  Note the arm action she has going. 


I think our neighbor probably saved our lives. After I told her about the young guests we were expecting, she suggested I borrow some of the toys she keeps on hand to entertain her young visitors.


Oh, yeah.  That helped!
We did have a very nice visit and lunch together before they had to head back home.  I am forever in awe of people who manage to deal with small children on a daily basis and make it look easy!

And today I am back to making more four-patches.

They, along with some friends, are slowly and steadily growing on the design wall.  You know, I do so love these 1930's reproduction prints.  They just make me happy.

Hope you're finding plenty to make you happy, too.

Hugs and kisses,

4 comments:

  1. I love the energy that children always seem to have. There is so much enthusiasm for everything, big and small.
    Those four patches are growing!

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  2. The patchwork is looking good and children are always just wonderful.

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  3. Looks like you had a fun weekend Elaine. And your quilt is going to be really cute -- I love patches AND those 30's repros!

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  4. The 1930's quilt goes right along with your visit--back then, I think of children playing while mothers visit and cook and quilt. What a good neighbor you have, too.

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