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Monday, January 25, 2016

1st BITS & BOBS of 2016

BITS AND BOBS...
those little things, non-related, that we always want to post about.

Sometimes, I walk into a room and notice something 
that's not anything to have a whole post about....it would just make a cool photo..
and I do love coming up with a cool photo.

 This little cutie pie was at the ballgame the other night.

hashtag HANDSOME
ya gotta just love it.... I do.





Some of you friends may remember the lamp I bought and filled with
wine corks for my daughter in law one year for Christmas..

It turned out so dang cute, I wanted one....
( WANT is my middle name )

One thrift shopping trip turned up the most darling little fillable glass lamp for $2
and I almost broke it, grabbing it so quickly.



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  I knew I still had PLENTY of those awesome WINE CORKS I had ordered off EBAY.
(I have had a DEEP love affair with EBAY for over 10 years...LOVE. THEM!!
now...don't ya think it's a cute little thing ? 



It's turned out to be my favorite lamp of all time...








...a birthday gift from a friend.
 

I love coco mix, especially in a cute jar.



OOPS....the steam got to my camera lens..
you can't even tell what this is....

It's a
 STRICTLY VEGGIE SOUP
served with sliced onion
and cornbread muffins
and butter
and sweet Texas tea...

29 comments:

  1. Veggie soup looks really good. Such a cutie at the first of your blog this morning.

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  2. Cute photo of #handsome, and the veggie soup looks delicious, and I can't believe I missed National Pie or Pi Day. xoxo Su

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  3. Love BOTH of those cute lamps:) You are SO creative! Enjoy your day dear friend, a great day for warm soup:) HUGS!

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  4. BJ,
    LOVE our $2 lamp, dear friend!!!
    Your veggie soup looks divinely delicious!!!
    I'm sure you got a kiss or two on those chubby cheeks!!!
    He's a d o r a b l e!!!
    I'm swooning over your black and white check salt and pepper shakers!!!
    Fondly,
    Pat

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  5. Love that the black shade contains the light so that it spotlights the contents of the jar base---Good Job!! (and you say you're not creative??)

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  6. That $2 lamp is the cutest dang thing ever! Score!

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  7. Your handsome little fellow is adorable!I love the wine cork lamp base! My husband enjoys wine with dinner and I have a large collection of corks in a bottle--it would be nice to do something like this with them. Looks like delicious soup!

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  8. The lamp with black shade is cute, I would say elegant! Btw With a glueing gun you can make cute wreaths with wine corks - if there are left overs, maybe add a few garlics as well!

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  9. Love the lamp! I have saved wine corks for years now and keep them in a huge jar, but the lamp is such a great idea!

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  10. Someone should gift you a t-shirt that says hashtag adorable. #Adorable!

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  11. Sweet "baby handsome!"
    Love the wine cork lamp . . .
    Veggie soup looks like a winner . . .

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  12. Adorable baby and love the lamp. That's a pretty good bunch of bits and bobs.

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  13. Love the lamp and the precious baby!

    Judy

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  14. love your lamp. I had to give 6.00 for mine lol. I still havent decided what to fill it with.

    yes he is a handsome lil fella..

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  15. BJ, That is a handsome lad...perfect shirt for him. I saw a shirt on my new great grand and it said Captain Adorable on it. These sweet babies have plenty of cute clothes. I think you lamp is great...love the number hanging on it. Your soup make me think of my dad...he was pretty much the cook , when he got home from work faster than mommy did. Dad would use his macaroni noodles in lots of soups. I miss my parents. Blessings to you today, xoxo, Susie

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  16. Love the lamp.

    Veggie soup is one of my favorite soups and yours looks scrumptious.

    God bless.

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  17. Your soup looks absolutely perfect! I love the corks in the lamp. Charming!

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  18. Handsome is as handsome does - an adorable baby indeed! That is a lamp that would be a lot of fun to open as many bottles as needed to fill the lamp. It would take a long time to decor, imbibe and save the cork though :) Thai is a fine looking vegetable soup!

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  19. Love the lamp! Have a great week, Lynn

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  20. BJ love your little bits and bob posts. EBay and etsy I love.
    xoxo

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  21. First. Sorry I missed pie day. I was sick end of last week and thru the weekend.
    But...Loved your bits and bobs. I love that lamp. 'I want'. Now I can tell my daughter what I'll do with all my corks. I think she was actually wanting them but she didn't ask for them. Only what I was going to do. I did give her an idea. I plan on a Christmas tree for the bar cart. And now a lamp.
    (we drink too much wine) Ebay who'd a thunk. Soup looks yummy. I have plain ole pintos goin!
    Have Sassy Fabulous Day sis!

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  22. Your photos are great. The little one is a handsome young fellow. I always enjoy seeing your decorating ideas. The soup looks delicious. Have a blessed day. Madeline

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  23. What a cutie! The soup look yummy and warm. I think I need some of that today-it's cold here in Dallas! Have a great week, B.J.

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  24. That soup looks seriously delicious. And I always love your decor ideas. You could write a book! And I also love your new profile pic...you are so pretty!

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  25. the corks make for a nice decoration....
    ... and thank you, dear Lady for the wonderful coffee....
    a great day to you and yours....

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  26. Soup looks great! I love making soups and stews

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Thanks so much for visiting and commenting.
xo bj