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I have been creating since I was a little girl. I am happy to say that having my own website has opened up a whole new world for me. Trying new mediums is a joy and sometimes a real eye opener. I sell what I create on etsy and my website, someplaceinthyme. If you have questions,please email me at cpeterson72@q.com. I welcome new blog friends and am honored if you find my little piece of heaven interesting enough to follow.

Tuesday, February 16, 2010

GOT MILK? Out Of Site, Out Of Mind AND Tuesday Treasures

Yesterday I had my eyes open. I don't know if sometimes I go thru the day in a fog or a daze, but I usually have so much on my mind, that I can't see what is right in front of me. Then it happened! I saw her!! She was right where I put her years (yes, you read it right, years) ago. In the corner of my work room, on top of the speaker. What in the world was I thinking!? Sadly for her and for me, I wasn't. When she caught me eye, something awoke in me and I knew she needed a new place to stand. But where? She couldn't stay where she was, because I rarely knew she was with us anymore, didn't notice, out of site, out of mind so to speak. Something had to change. But where do I put my sweet bovine now?!
I have a Kiss The Cook sign over my sink in the kitchen. Do you think my sweet cow with pale of cherries looks good here? When we lived in Germany, where she was born, that's where I had her, but I don't know about now. Maybe she's grown, she looks bigger somehow. Is that possible? It's been so long since I have noticed her.......

One day out shopping I spied her from afar and knew that she had to me mine. I am not a cow person.....well, I do drink milk and eat meat.....lets not go there, just look at that sweet face. I couldn't resist and wanted to bring her home with me.


I think she is wood, she is heavy, not resin, but I am not sure of her body makeup. She is old worldly looking, crackle finish, I love that about her. Kind of like me, lines and some body fat, looks like she could use some exercise. Couldn't we all??

Her bucket of cheeries is wood as are the cheeries themselves. I love faux food, never spoils and always looks good enough to eat. It's a great way to diet. You be the judge, I put her on top of the fridge, in the greenery where I can see her everyday, all day. Now she has a place of honor. What do you think?

This is Tuesday Treasures, don't forget to check out all the beautiful things at Shabbylaneshops. You can go HERE and see all the shops that are participating. The theme this week is "Sew Sweet Creations." You can visit my offerings at my shop here: SOMEPLACEINTHYME.

11 comments:

GWENDOLYN said...

Oh she is a sweet Bessie. I love the big doey eyes cows have.
Blessings!
Gwen

Karen Valentine said...

Hi Char! Thank you so much for coming by and entering my giveaway! I'm just blown away by everyone's response.
I love your sweet bovine and think she looks great on the sink. She can look out the window and you can look at her!!!
Have a great night,
Karen
My Desert Cottage

Atelier de Charo said...

So sweet cow!!!

Shirley said...

I love your cow. She looks good at your sink that way you can see her any time you are there. I enjoy reading your blog now that I have found you. Your Missouri friend.

Country Wings in Phoenix said...

Good Morning Char Sweetie...
Isn't she just the cutest little thing ever? Mooove over Elsie there is a new gal in town. She lives at Someplace in Thyme. I love her face. So sweet.

She looks precious there with your Kiss the Cook sign, and she can see what is going on outside. I know she must be so happy there.

I pray you are well Char. I think of you often. Country hugs and much love...Sherry

Frenchy chick said...

That's super cute!!!
I love the sign kiss the cook with a rooster. Never seen it before :)
www.lechateaudesfleurs.blogspot.com

Vicki said...

Hello dear friend,
Cute, cute post and I love your Miss Cow! I have always been crazy about anything with a crackle finish. If I had a farm, I would have some cows just like her. I think she looks perfect among the greenery on your refrigerator! I hope you have an absolutely lovely weekend! Vicki

Ginger said...

Sweet post, I love cows!!! Thank you for stopping by to see me.
Happy PS anyway!!
Ginger

Laura Ingalls Gunn said...

Oh she is truly mootiful! I would have taken her home too.

Cha Cha said...

I love anything cow, your's is too cute. Thank you for taking the time to welcome me to my first PS. I feel so blessed to have found such a lovely group of ladies. I hope you have a beautiful weekend.

Cha Cha

Cindy (Applestone Cottage) said...

That is a really cute cow! We have lot's of holsteins here in Wisconsin ! Can't wait to get out to the desert for some sun and warm weather! Cindy