Projects Progress & Happy St. Patrick’s Day

Projects Progress ( or lack thereof on some :)

While I’ve been good about keeping up with some of my projects that follow the Rainbow Scrap Challenge color of the month, I’ve lagged behind on this one.  Back in January I chose a block and decided to title the project as “Blend”.

I wanted to do three blocks per month and in the collage below you can see that I made my blue ones.  ( I just pulled the collage from a January post )

Well, the RSC color for February was purple, and March’s is green. And while I did work on some purple and green things, they were not any “Blend” blocks.

Finally I have gotten around to a purple one and quite late, though I had the fabric pulled for three of them ages ago.  And what’s been distracting me so much is the EPP Starflowers project that I’d started on a whim and they are addictive for some reason.  I completed a gold one, have begun connecting some more and am working on another. I’ll probably be working on finishing that one up and possibly more connecting work for Slow Sunday Stitching. 

Still, I have some GREEN for this week as well :)   While 3 of the grands had an in-service day at school on Friday, these two did not. Happy St. Patrick’s Day.  Photo courtesy of my DIL prior to school on Friday morning :)

Meanwhile this week we had cold weather and bands of snow showers moving in every day but today! I thought it would be fun to take a look back to other March posts from around this time and found quite the variety in weather and events :)

I found everything from heavy snowfalls to spring weather, puppies to kids to quilting to pretty birds. It was a nice visit.  You can view it all here : THIS MARCH AND A LOOK BACK. 

Kanga Happy

Sharing at : SO SCRAPPY   and KATHY’S QUILTS

Merle empties the beer keg

I was going to blog-break through Christmas but couldn’t resist posting this story.

This is Merle, two Christmas seasons ago, as a Rottweiler-Lab mix Christmas puppy present to the grandkids.

And this is a Kegorator picture that I pulled off of the Internet via Best Buy. My son was the recipient of one about a year or so ago, free, via a friend of a friend.   ( Not this particular model but something similar )

While Merle is now a rambunctious two year old, when my son posted on Facebook over the weekend that Merle had emptied a half keg of beer that he’d purchased in anticipation of the upcoming holidays, while he and my DIL were at a Christmas party…..I couldn’t understand how Merle could have tipped over and emptied a keg??

It wasn’t until the next day that my DIL explained. Evidently the cat was on top of the Kegorator and Merle jumped up to play or something….pushed that lever, and the beer began to flow.

I don’t know if any of you have read the book about the dog “Marly” but this reminded me of it, and I think that Merle one-upped Marly in this incident! :)

Merry Christmas from Merle who luckily is not your dog  :)

Seriously, while they had a big mess to deal with, they didn’t even punish him…it was an accident.

Here’s hoping that your Christmas and New Years goes smoothly with no accidents :)