Monday, March 30, 2009

I hope you like the header...looks like its here to stay!

Well y'all I tried to move the little boy and girl off of my header but it refuses to leave! I've tried and tried and it just will not delete so I guess from here on will see them...thank goodness they are a cute couple :)
I hope your weekend was wonderful! I did some "retail therapy" since the rain was here, but I found some cute things. I will post them tomorrow. I also went to a gospel singing Friday night. It was fun! Have a great day!!
Love Lilly

Monday, March 23, 2009

Happy Spring!!

Wow! We are having some amazing days here lately!! The skies are blue! The gulf water is beautiful! It was 75 degrees yesterday. I wish it would stay just like this!!
Have a beautiful day!
Love Lilly

Thursday, March 19, 2009

The winner is Garage Sale Gal aka/ Deb!!! your name was literally pulled out of a hat! Everyone's name into a ball cap and Curtis from work pulled the winner!

Thank you all for celebrating my 100th Post with me!! This has been so much fun!! I will definately do this again!!Have a beautiful day! Love Lilly

Wednesday, March 18, 2009

In by 6:30 out by 7:50

Okay, . I outdid myself. I changed the menu slightly.... So I fixed cubesteak with mushroom gravy, white rice, squash casserole, green baby limas, cornbread and sweet tea just so I have all the facts straight. He arrived promptly at 6:30, ate dinner, ranted and raved about how good it was, then told me he didn't think he wanted to see me again. I took it like a big girl and told him I understood that he was confused and hurt from his divorce and that I would continue to pray for him...I even sent him home with left overs and a pie. I told him to keep the containers. I am still stunned as I write this. I am okay, not devastated. It did hurt me a little when I opened the refrigerator and saw the 2 individual banana puddings in pretty wine glasses that I prepared that we never got to eat. His loss...
Anyhow, the dinner was fantastic. I really enjoy cooking, especially for people who enjoy eating! I called the kids and told them I would bring over the left overs this afternoon. My daughter is at my son's for a few days...
I have got to tell you that squash casserole was awesome. I got the recipe from the internet. I altered it just a tad with the bacon...squash fried with onion in bacon grease, 1 can of cream of chicken soup, shredded cheese, sour cream, butter, bacon pieces, mix and top with Ritz cracker crumbs and bake. I will have to take this for Easter's church social!
Have a Blessed day! I am okay know you can't fail unless you aren't trying.
Love Lilly

Tuesday, March 17, 2009

Happy St. Patrick's Day Y'all!!

Here is a beautiful cake plate I got a yardsale about 2 weeks ago.
Here is the matching deviled egg holder. It has some unusual places on it but it is still very pretty! I paid $2.00 for both and have used them twice in the short time I have had them! Once at homecoming for the church and then a dinner at home.

I found this little pitcher for a quarter! Can't you just see Maple syrup being poured out of this cute little thing?

Okay! Guess who got roses again? Yep, it was me. The guy who just wants to be my friend... can't stop himself (giggling) I guess word got out that somebody wanted to kiss me at the gospel singing LOL I don't know where this is going, maybe no where, maybe somewhere but what I do
know is...I love roses! This color is so beautiful!
If you remember "my friend" took me out for the 1st time on February 13, he has taken me to dinner several times so I felt it was time to wow him with my talents! I am cooking dinner tonight...Cubesteak in mushroom gravy, White rice, Green beans, Squash casserole, corn bread and white cake. If the man doesn't fall head over heels then he needs a doctor ;)
I'll let you know how it goes tomorrow! (smiling)
Love Lilly

Friday, March 13, 2009

Have a wonderful weekend!

Hello sweet friends!
I just wanted to say have a wonderful weekend!! I will talk to you sweet ladies on Monday! I'll be at a Gospel singing tonight, volunteering at The Rescue Mission on Saturday evening and Church on Sunday whew I have a busy weekend ahead. I wonder if I can squeeze in a yard sale on saturday!
God Bless you all
Love Lilly

Tuesday, March 10, 2009

Sisterhood Award! Thank you Jannet!

This award was given to me by Jannet! It is so cute! Go visit her at
The rules connected to the award are:
1. Put the logo on your blog or post.
2. Nominate at least 10 blogs which show great Attitude and/or Gratitude!
3. Be sure to link to your nominees within your post.
4. Let them know that they have received this award by commenting on their blog.
5. Share the love and link to the person from whom you received your award.
My nominees into the Sisterhood are ; )
And I wish I could give to all who visit! You guys are great! Love Lilly

Friday, March 6, 2009

Sneak Peek at Giveaway!!

This cute plate will be part of the giveaway in celebration of my 100th post! I would dare say that suits most of us!!!
Have a wonderful weekend and don't forget to leave a comment on March 5th post!! I will be drawing a winner on March 19th!!
Love Lilly

Thursday, March 5, 2009

100th POST!!!

Hi Y'all! Today is my 100th post! I will giveaway a present to celebrate the 100th post on March 19 so please leave a comment! This is not the present!

I wanted to show you my cast iron pan(again this is not the giveaway present!!) I got from the Land of Cotton Antique Mall. Mail. 2210 Ross Clark Circle, Ste. # 2. Dothan, AL 36301 Just to know another woman cooked for her family and friends out of this pan kind of makes feel good!! This antique mall was huge and I wish I had a million dollars to spend...I would be so much more broke than when I went in!!! It is awesome. I saw so many things that reminded me of my grandma that I cried in Isle 5 or 6!! I was looking at some wheat dishes and I cried! I really loved my grandma and it made me miss her thinking of all the wonderful meals I had off of those dishes and all the wonderful times we shared...
I know you can't see this clearly but this is a French's Mustard Glass Jar that I purchased a while back. I want to find some mustard colored paper to line it with!

I got this cute little bird house from my new friend Miss Debra at the Ivy Cottage at 3093 Main street, Cottondale, Florida 32431. It was such a pleasure to meet Debra Bush. She is a Christian and from Indian Heritage. She called me Eyes like a wolf because of how I wear my make up!!
We had a ball laughing and talking (and me looking at the stuff for sale!!) She is a great lady with a beautiful heart! So if you are ever in that area, go see her!! I bought a picture too but did not take a picture of it! :(

I got another Ball Jar. Cute little collection don't you think??
I did not post a picture of the give a way because I am still putting it together! However, please leave your comments and I will post the picture soon and pick a winner on March 19th! Have a beautiful day and God Bless you all!
Love Lilly

Wednesday, March 4, 2009

Gospel Singing

(Picture from Flicker)
Monday evening I went to a Gospel singing at the Music Barn in Southport, Florida. It was so much fun. I was invited by a customer of mine. It is an old barn with a built in stage where musicians and singers gather a couple of times a week and have a jam session. For a small donation you can eat a full course meal with dessert and listen to country, gospel, blue grass and folk music.I had such a good time! I needed that for my soul. My daughter did not have a good time, she had a friend come and pick her up but I stayed because I needed that entertainment. It was refreshing for me! I will tell you that the customer tried to set me up with his friend (who showed up with booze on his breath) and I just ignored him for the entire evening, he got up and sang and had a Vegas style stage voice. It is a shame he is so talented he probably could have been a big star but alcohol probably got in his way. After his performance he said Do you like good clean fun? I asked what did he mean? He said, Let's go outside and kiss. I told him "I don't know you! But I'll tell you what...go on outside and wait for me. If I am not there in 5 minutes...start without me!"
Drunk men at Gospel singings make me so mad!
Getting back to the singing...I am big fan of music and I really enjoyed the evening. I have plans to go back next Monday too! I hope the drunk doesn't show up!!
Have a great day and I am sorry I forgot my camera again. My daughter
has altered my schedule a little bit since she is here and I am disoriented!
Love Lilly

Monday, March 2, 2009

Welcome Home Celebration

I forgot to take any pictures...but Saturday night I made my daughter soft taco's for dinner. Her request!! I bought blue tortilla chips and put them on a beautiful fiesta platter. Then I had 2 green martini glasses stationed at end of each side of the platter. They were filled with Salsa.
I fried some Andouille sausage and added a can of refried beans and 1/2 teaspoon of margarine (I know heart attack in a can right?), and chopped up the sausage and added into the beans. It was so good.
Then I fried the hamburger meat adding the taco seasoning packet and water. I tried to make cheese and hamburger dip but I used the cheapo cheese instead of velvetta and it didn't turn out right...
So then I chopped onion, tomatoes, had bought shredded cheese (colby and cheddar mix) and made home made Guacamole and a Guacamole dip for the chips. I heated up the flour tortillas in the microwave. My children and one of my coworkers really seem to enjoy themselves. I was so tired that I forgot to take a picture but please take my word...I loved all the praise I got from the food and the pretty table!!

Thank Heaven for little girls!!

Today is my baby's birthday! She is 24 years old. It seems like yesterday we were running around the park and playing...I picked her up from the bus station on Saturday and she is all grown up now. Made me feel older LOL but she is beautiful and I am so happy to see her!!
Hope y'all had a wonderful weekend. I found a cast iron skillet at an Antique Mall in Dothan, Alabama this weekend!! Will post pictures tomorrow morning.

Love Lilly