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Patti
Sunny Southern California
I am a Christian wife of 35 years, mother of 2, and grandmother of 3 adorable and sweet grandchildren.
Interests: Teaching Kindergarten, spending time with my grandchildren and children, sewing, painting, yard sales, gardening, decorating, spending lots of time with my husband and family.
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Soooo cute! But, that's why I visit Allsorts - to get my "cute" fix!
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To see this pretty piece - and more - please visit my NEW BLOG paintinpatti.blogspot.com Continue reading
Posted Jun 1, 2013 at Paintin-Patti
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I decided to move to Blogger. My new address is paintinpatti.blogspot.com I have a lot to learn on blogspot - not that I ever mastered typepad! Ohhhhhh! If you have suggestions for me, so that I can have a fancy-dancy... Continue reading
Posted May 25, 2013 at Paintin-Patti
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Mary Engelbreit inspires me! Don't you just love this illustration? The cute little door and window! I just love this red spottie mushroom house. And, this little bluebird joyfully tweeting with the little fairy just warms my heart. Viv said... Continue reading
Posted May 14, 2013 at Paintin-Patti
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I am so happy that I was able to participate in the "Nest Swap". My swap partner is the wonderful Vivian, of Viv on a Whim. Vivian hosted the swap, too! Just look at what Vivian sent me! This fuzzy... Continue reading
Posted May 6, 2013 at Paintin-Patti
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I love.... When my Kinder-kids LOVE the writing project! When published authors visit my classroom to share their books! This lovely lady is Peggy Stovesand. She wrote the book, "Flip, the Inside Out Turtle". Her son, Eric, created the AMAZING... Continue reading
Posted Apr 28, 2013 at Paintin-Patti
Old houses are few and far between around here, but I did grow up in one! I'll never forget the narrow stairway! Yikes! I love the Tape Lassie.
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Annie has been my friend for nearly 25 years. She was one of my first friends when I moved to the hottest place on earth. She helped to bring me out of my shyness. She knew how to be my... Continue reading
Posted Apr 18, 2013 at Paintin-Patti
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Grama Julie volunteers at our school. She works in the 1st grade, all day, every day, even though her granddaughter is in the 3rd grade. Every day you can see her walk across the basketball court with a big bag... Continue reading
Posted Apr 14, 2013 at Paintin-Patti
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It is such fun for me to visit all of your blogs and see the WONDERFUL things that you create. I made this little bluebird because I saw the darling things some of you have been making with paper clay... Continue reading
Posted Apr 6, 2013 at Paintin-Patti
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Nope - I'm not trying to get attention. I am not an extrovert, trust me. While not an introvert, either - I just like to have fun. And so, today, because it is my birthday - and I am closer... Continue reading
Posted Apr 3, 2013 at Paintin-Patti
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Do you remember this song from your childhood days? "Do your ears hang low, do they wobble to and fro - can you tie them in a knot, can you tie them in a bow?" Well, Becky, my pet Nubian... Continue reading
Posted Mar 23, 2013 at Paintin-Patti
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Joining the Spoolie-Swap, lavishly hosted by Sandy at 521 Lake Street, has been great fun for me! I have made a new friend - sweet Tammy, at Tammy's in Love. This is the spoolie I made for Tammy. I used... Continue reading
Posted Mar 16, 2013 at Paintin-Patti
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Mom said we were part Irish. And, part English, Dutch, German, Scotch, and Indian. We were happy to claim the Irish descent so we could enjoy corned beef and cabbage on St. Patrick's Day. But, we weren't Catholic, and I... Continue reading
Posted Mar 9, 2013 at Paintin-Patti
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My Dear Grandmother was a tailor. She loved her sewing things. She treasured them, actually. She kept everything - even bits of leftover thread were reround about the spool it matched for another button to sew. Before she passed away,... Continue reading
Posted Mar 2, 2013 at Paintin-Patti
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New Beginnings today means that I am finally figuring out my new computer! I linked the printer - Big Hurrah! And, I have figured out how to add pictures to my posts - another Big Hurrah! Now - for any... Continue reading
Posted Feb 23, 2013 at Paintin-Patti
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When I was in High School, I worked very hard to be popular and "cool". I admit it. I wanted to fit in. I wanted to be pretty, and clever, and have a boyfriend, and be a cheerleader, and go... Continue reading
Posted Feb 20, 2013 at Paintin-Patti
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My little laptop's screen died. So, we bought a new laptop. I am having a really difficult time putting pictures on my posts - they will just not upload on Typepad. Until I figure this out, I cannot post! And,... Continue reading
Posted Feb 18, 2013 at Paintin-Patti
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I've told you many times that my husband and I have dreamed of living in this beautiful valley for over 24 years. Now that we are finally here, I have to pinch myself quite often. As I walk around my... Continue reading
Posted Feb 7, 2013 at Paintin-Patti
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You are always missed when you are away. Thank you for this sweet garland printable. I send my kinder-kids to your blog to play paperdolls and have fun!
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I love seeing what you are up to! You are so creative. I had a blue haired troll, and a pink one. I think I loved the tiny little mini ones the best. I made clothes for them, too. This is a fun memory!
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I always thought my grandma had the most beautiful hands. Her slim and long fingers were delcate and were always perfectly filed and tipped in crimson. I was fascinated with her hands because they were nearly as small as mine,... Continue reading
Posted Feb 1, 2013 at Paintin-Patti
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I Luv YOU Retro Sandie! A new friendship with Sandie is making me so happy - and this little pin Sandie made just melts my heart! Only if you saw me at school every day would you know that I... Continue reading
Posted Jan 31, 2013 at Paintin-Patti
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Sweetheart Heather sent me these darling valentines! Ohhhhhhhh - such loveliness all tied up with pretty string! I LOVE crochet - and I have tried to teach myself. I do wish I could have a day of lessons with Sweet... Continue reading
Posted Jan 28, 2013 at Paintin-Patti
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I simply cannot wait to share pictures from the gorgeous and amazing valentines I have received so far. I had thought of spreading them out - to sort of celebrate the entire month of February beginning on Feb. 1st -... Continue reading
Posted Jan 26, 2013 at Paintin-Patti