Monday, October 10, 2011

Happy Thanksgiving!

Happy Thanksgiving to all Canadians and to everyone else too as we all have much to be thankful for. It is  a gorgeous sunny day with almost summer like temperatures , wonderful and I am very grateful!!
 Yesterday we took a drive out to the ocean and the pictures I am about to share are not exactly the ocean but  the inner harbour and swamp lands as I love how they look this time of year . The swamp grasses turn a lovely golden color just gorgeous.
Ok this is not the best picture as it doesn't show the golden color as well as in person.
 A little better color in this one , I need to learn the settings on the camera to make the most of shots like this.
 A lovely pond a beaver is making home , can you spot his den in the far right hand corner ? You can see the leaves have changed a bit more but still lots of green .
 This is Cape John and it reminds me of the shores of PEI somewhat as the banks are a red color but not quite as red as in the island .
 This is the only sewing I did this weekend , I just had to make this little placemat after seeing one made by my friend Diane, I went straight out and bought the Fons and Porter magazine as there are a couple of other projects in there that have my name written all over them :-0 This was real fun to make and I do have another project well on its way but will show it when it is complete . So in a nut shell that was my weekend , how was yours? I hope it was great . Thanks for stopping by and have a great day.
Hugs Sheila

11 comments:

  1. Well; nice pics. Sounds like you had a great weekend Sheila. So did we; family all got together at my sister-in-laws yesterday for a big turkey supper. It was lovely..the weather was so hot...I can't believe I'm even saying this...but too hot to work outside at all. so I didn't..lol.
    We took the Solstice yesterday; temp was about 29 and beautiful for the convertible. Today; hubby is working and I am putting a quilt in the frames...btw; I love your halloween piece Sheila..take care

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  2. Very lovely pictures once again today, Sheila! And I want to wish you a very Happy Thanksgiving!

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  3. Happy Thanksgiving to you. Your pictures are lovely, a very pretty place.

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  4. Happy Thanksgiving to you.... what a beautiful place to visit.. and I do like that placemat...
    Hugz

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  5. Happy Thanksgiving to you. Love the placemat. Which Fon's & Porter is it in? Love the photo's of the countryside. :) Hugs,

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  6. Happy Thanksgiving Sheila. I too bought the magazine and I look forward to making those mats for my daughter. Your's look great! I so love that magazine. Always full of great and useable ideas.

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  7. great pics and cute palce mat I just might have to look for that one too. I am always looking for items that can be used in the class room or as a gift .
    take cars
    Annette

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  8. Lovely photos of your end of the country!

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  9. Happy Thanks giving Sheila, beautiful photos of beautiful places.

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  10. What beautiful photos! It is so neat to see nature in different parts of the world. That is definitely a cute placemat!

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  11. Beautiful photos and I love your placemat, it looks so perfectly made!

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