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A New Bat Wing Mantel Clock

A New Bat Wing Mantel Clock

I just finished a new Bat Wing Mantel Clock.  This style of clock is a favorite of mine. Brandon hand carves the wings and attaches to the clock for me.  It makes for quite an impressive mantel clock.  This one I painted with orange and black with gold trim.  The front of the clock has a flock of bats flying.  The clock face has a crescent moon painted  on it with a witch on her broom flying by.  The top of the clock has a haunted...

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A Trip To See Akron Zoo’s Expansion

A Trip To See Akron Zoo’s Expansion

Dane and I went to the Akron Zoo on the 24th.  We haven’t been there since early this spring.  I had said I wasn’t going back until the expansion was complete so today was the day.  The expansion has been open for over a week and it was a unseasonably cool day, perfect!  Maybe not.  We arrived and the parking lot was full.  The zoo employee at the gate gave us a map and explained that they were parking incoming cars an...

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Slow Cooker Italian Beef Sandwiches

Slow Cooker Italian Beef Sandwiches

      Who doesn’t love a easy, delicious recipe?  I know I do.  This recipe was given to me by my friend years ago and I have made it many times and it hasn’t ever disappointed me.  I like to make this when we get company because it is so easy to put together and gets rave reviews.  I have used different cuts of meat and they all turned out really good.  I have sliced the meat prior to cooking and I have...

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A New Halloween Clock

A New Halloween Clock

      Summer is just flying by and I have been trying to get some of the projects done that have been looming. I have just listed this Vintage Halloween inspired pendulum clock on our Etsy store.  The clock has a vintage haunted house scene on the top and the sides are painted with vintage style owls.  The clock face has a crescent moon with an owl perched on it.  The pendulum is a full moon with a flying bat and there are...

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I’m Back…… And A New Americana Sewing Machine Drawer

I’m Back…… And A New Americana Sewing Machine Drawer

I’m back…….It is the unofficial start of the summer around here, Dane’s last real day of school was today only finals are left.   I have been in a funk with not wanting to blog anything and I decided that it is time to get this thing going again.  Maybe it will inspire me to get off my ass and get some lingering projects done and start some new exciting ones.  Maybe it will inspire me to go to some different...

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The Winner Has Been Chosen!

The Winner Has Been Chosen!

            The drawing for the ornament was to be last Friday……but that didn’t happen.   So, without further delay…..I drew a name from the hat for the ornament of the my version of the Hatbox Ghost from Disney’s  The Haunted Mansion.   The Winner Is!!!??   Sylvia at  Anaboo Creations!  Congratulations!  I will ship it out to you right...

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Welcome to My Halloween Party and a Giveaway

Welcome to My Halloween Party and a Giveaway

              Welcome to my Halloween Party. Do come in we have been waiting for you.   Our house has been decorated and we have gotten everything in order for this frightening event…. The day began with this eerie looking morning sky. Maybe it was a little foreboding of the day to come.  Witches, ghouls and ghosts are about, hopefully the party will go off without them being brought...

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