Sunday, June 19, 2016
and it makes for one happy Momma here! I had began to worry a bit about Sophie and her accepting Ivy into our pack, but.....that good heart of hers won out and now they are becoming best pals....
This picture tugs at my heart....it so reminds me of the days with Grace and baby Sophie. I am counting myself once again blessed!
Wanted to let all of you who requested an invite to our SummerTime Sale that I sent them out on Friday, I think it was. If for some reason you didn't get yours and you requested please let me know and I will send it individually.
I apologize to all if yours came through and it showed all recipients. I cannot for the life of me figure out why it's doing that. I have it checked to send as the "group", showing no single addresses and I also BCCd it.....still they all come up in my email. Makes me so frustrated. I need to get my bestie Terri to take a peek and see if she can figure it out. Between her and her hubs Keith, who both taught computer classes, I'm thinking they might be able to help!
Anyway....so sorry for that, I did try! If yours didn't come through, let me know and I will resend it!
Wishing all of you and the Dad's in your life a Happy Fathers Day.....
For those of you who are lucky enough to still have your Dad in your lives, feel blessed....
For those who aren't as fortunate, feel blessed with the memories you hold in your heart of your Dad....
For all of you who had a wonderful Father figure in your life, whether it be your biological Dad, Step Dad, Father in Law or someone who was Like a Dad to you....feel blessed for that as well, there are many who never had the luxury of any of these.
I was blessed many times over and although none are with me now, the memories make me smile mostly.....some make me stronger and some a little sad, but still....
I feel blessed.
From the Lane,
Monday, June 13, 2016
Miss Ivy Lee!
our newest and I must say very sweet addition to YellowDog Lane!
She is adjusting well....wishing I could say the same for Sophie. They say that with a large number of adult dogs it takes some time for them to welcome a puppy to their home, so....we are being patient and waiting for her to come to terms with Ivy in her own time. We are also praying that it will be soon. Ivy is trying so, so hard to be accepted and I'm sure that soon.....
We are all headed out to the Carriage House now to work on some items for the sale coming in July. I have lots of blue swirl granite that I've decided to part with and will be cleaning and pricing it today....and organizing. I have quite the mess out there in the upstairs right now!
A good day for such a job though as it's rainy and dreary here and even a bit cool. They're promising some much warmer weather a bit later in the week though so will take advantage of the good work day today.
Invites for the sale will go out the end of the week. Watch your email for them. If you haven't requested an invite and would still like to, please do so asap. Send to
Some have said their emails have been sent back to them, not sure what is up with that but if you try and that happens or has happened you are also welcome to call with your request
You will most likely get voice mail but leave me a message with your name and email address and I will be sure to add you in.
Now.....off to work we go,
Sharon, Sophie and Ivy
Friday, June 10, 2016
and a very warm one here on the Lane! After a couple of morning with the woolies on the heat is on compliments of Mother Nature. No complaints, let it be warm when it should be and cold and snowy when it's time. Pure Michigan!
Last call for requests for invites to our sale here at YellowDog Lane coming up in July. It will be by invitation only. For your invite please email me your request at
I will be sending out invites sometime within the next week with all the info you'll need to make plans to join us. This sale will not be advertised or announced other than by invite.
Something different...you know me, out of the box!
Also wanted to tell you that you can now see my punch needle patterns featured on
Available as instant downloads or as mailed paper pattern.
I will be adding the the Seasons & SaltGlaze Wool Appliqué patterns as well, very soon.
Of course, if any of you are interested they are available directly through me here on the Lane!
Think about joining us for one of the Open Stitching sessions or join us for a group class....
we have a great time and would love to have you.
Now....I am off to pack a bag for a short trip I'll be making tonight and then I hope to get out and enjoy a little of this good ole' summertime weather!
Have a great weekend....
Do something fun...
Make someone smile :)
From the Lane,
Friday, June 3, 2016
I have absolutely no idea why you all received, or I am assuming all, a post from September 24....
of 2015?? No idea. Thanks MaMa Kay for the heads up on that!
I spent time yesterday putting together a really cool slideshow of pictures from all around the homestead....all three houses, the gardens areas mostly, along the Lane....just lots of pretty shots, in my opinion, that I wanted to share with you.
Well.....putting it all together was a cinch, getting the thing to post was nothing short of a nightmare.
It posted finally but it wasn't a good quality so I took it down and tried another way. I finally got a slideshow of the same pics to upload but it wasn't the same neat format....I didn't really like it so I deleted. Next thing I know a post from September comes through. Good Lord, what next!?
I would really like to share the cool formatted slideshow and I am not giving up yet on getting it sent, so.....if you get some random post from April of August 2014, you'll know I'm working on it I guess!
A bit of a peek at what I had going.....
I will keep at it. Keep your fingers crossed that I figure it out, but please don't hold your breath.....
that could be a dangerous choice for your health!
The not so neat formatted one is up on FB for those of you who like my page there but I really want you to see the cool one, so....try, try again!
Enjoy this beautiful day,
From the Lane....
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