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tin and sparkle · 3d ago

Samaritan's Purse

One of my greatest pleasures is taking a name from an Angel Tree or orphanage and buying them Christmas gifts.  This year our church is partnering with "Operation Christmas Child" with the S...
tin and sparkle · 1W ago

Motor Lodge Sign

On an outing with my Red Hat sisters in September we visited the Johnson County Museum in Overland Park, Kansas.This is the original sign of the Motor Lodge that was in business for many yea...
tin and sparkle · 2W ago

Quaking with fear

One of the definitions of quaking is shaking with fear! "Shaking in your boots" comes to mind too.Last evening my next door neighbors grandson who is 13 came to my door. I peeked out the sid...
tin and sparkle · 2W ago

Miranda Lambert Roses

I picked the final blooms this week from my Miranda Lambert Roses because the freeze was coming this weekend. And it did!!I had four beautiful blooms and one bud to enjoy.Such large blooms a...
tin and sparkle · 4W ago

Orange Jack O Lantern

What does October bring?  Orange colors everywhere including my Jack O Lantern on my front porch.Here's a cute vintage jack o lantern card I have in my collection.I prefer my jack o lanterns...
tin and sparkle · 1M ago

The Gangs All Here

We were driving in a different neighborhood this week taking our car into the shop. YUK on that.I noticed this darling display and the homeowner was actually outside. I told him how much I a...
tin and sparkle · 1M ago

Navajo Code

This past Sunday our nation lost David Patterson, one of the Navajo Code Talkers from WW11.  He lived in Rio Rancho, New Mexico and was 94.During  WWII he served with a group of around 400 o...
tin and sparkle · 1M ago

Apron

One of my rituals, I don't cook without an apron--ruined many a frock.This is a new one I bought at WalMart a few weeks ago. They also have matching prints in salt & pepper shakers and bowls...
tin and sparkle · 1M ago

M is for Marv

Out driving to get a soft drink today I passed this place I've been by many times in my neighborhood.Marv's is local owned barbershop, I really don't see many of them nowadays.  The parking ...
tin and sparkle · 1M ago

Stained glass

It's been too long since I've been to Blue Monday.  A few months our Red Hat group visited the United Methodist Campus in Overland Park, Ks.This new campus features a 3,500 seating auditoriu...