Friday, August 6, 2010

Sunset over the mountains!

We’ve had some of the most beautiful sunsets this week! So orange…it has reminded me of sunsets over the Rocky Mountains instead of the Blue Ridge Mts!


This was taken on one of those cloudy afternoons that produced a thunder shower! Gorgeous!


And here are some of my Goodwill ‘finds’ this week!

I love these little Fire King oven safe bowls! I need to think of something to bake in them!


And maybe I could look in my ‘new’ cookbook!


Probably won’t be making anything from this page! lol


And look at this Fisherman….Made in Japan!


And doesn’t this little lady have sass? (she has 29 stamped on the bottom! Does anyone know what that means?)


Thanks to my blogger buddy from Oodles and Oodles for always inspiring me with her wonderful treasures!


Have you found anything special this week?

Enjoy a wonderful weekend!


Stacey said...

Beautiful skies! I love seeing the mountains in the distance.

You mean you aren't going to cook a frog? Ick!! Can you imagine?

barbara said...

You did find some good stuff at Goodwill! What a beautiful place you have there. said...

I love a beautiful sunset! Have a lovely weekend! Susie xxx

It's Just Dottie said...

I love the pictures of the sky. I don't think in this life time I will ever get enough of the moon, stars and the vast every changing sky!

Freckled Hen said...

The sky is so pretty. I wish we would have a rainshower it has been so hot and dry lately, I'm tired of watering the plants! No good finds for me this week, but I like yours!

thefabledneedle (jen) said...

wow, gorgeous diane! you have a knack with taking those sunset pics - i suppose they come and find you? :)

i haven't found anything this week but last week i snapped up the sweetest '50s dress for a pretty good deal. perhaps i'll post about it on my blog soon!

have a great weekend :D

Brenda@Cozy Little House said...

Nope, have hardly even been out in this heat. I would think that number on the bottom might mean the 29th made???

JG said...

Such cute treasures!

My special find this week - I am totally enjoying my zinnia & petunia flowers. I grew the plants from seed (saved from last year's plants). Today they are just bursting open and it is so cool and rewarding!


Lallee said...

Gorgeous skies!!!!

Your Fireking dishes took me back to my childhood. We frequently had baked custard in them with just a hint of nutmeg sprinkled on top.

Lisa Lectura Creations said...

Hi Diane! Beautiful sunset photos. I love watching the colors change in the sky. Great Goodwill finds! Love your new figurines. Have a lovely weekend! :)

Marie said...

Such a lot of pretties here today! Great finds. Thank you so much for sharing and I just adored the sky photos! Beautiful!! xxoo

Dishesdone said...

Gorgeous skies, just beautiful! You have a stunning view!

Super treasures! My mom always made us jello and chocolate pudding in those custard cups! Love those cups!

Mary said...

I love your finds. That cookbook is a treasure. I think you'll enjoy it. I hope you are having a great day. Blessings...Mary

Cyndi said...

Beautiful photos as always, Diane! I love your photos! And you found some darling things on your Goodwill excursion this week. I have no idea what the "29" is for, but that little lady is very cute!

Have a wonderful, blessed weekend!



Janean said...

my parents lived in jefferson, but they didn't have a view like this! wow!!!!!

God is an amazing artist.

From the Kitchen said...

Well, yes, I have found something special this week--your blog and the photos of my beloved Blue Ridge Mountains!! I "met" you over on Barbara's blog and am so glad that I stopped by. I grew up in those mountains and miss them in the flat midwest!! I look forward to visiting more of your blog.


BonjourRomance said...

What beautiful views, and such pretty treasures you've found. I'm sure you will find something delicious in that international cookbook.
Thank you for coming by and following along, because now I have found your lovely blog. I'm a new follower too and will be bac soon!
Bon week-end,

Pat @ Mille Fiori Favoriti said...

Beautiful skies! I love the misty mountains in the horizon.

I ate frog legs once ..can't say I'll try them!

Vee said...

A gal can't have too many beautiful sunsets or too many custard cups. Your Fire King versions were a favorite find of mine a few years ago. I use them every single day!

Burnt Woods Creator said...

Hi Diane,
I didn't find anything special but I sure got some wonderful news about my friend. Her tests show that the chemo treatments have been totally successful in attacking her cancer. I couldn't have found anything more wonderful then that news.
I love your little Japanese fisherman. I love flowing blue.
I have to tell you a quick little story about frog legs.... well my cousin and I, when we were very little, took a jar lid and a little bit of oil and took off for the creek where we knew there were loads of frogs. Well, these frogs were probably no bigger then a 50 cent piece but we didn't know that they were suppose to be any bigger. We caught about a dozen little frogs and, I don't know how we could have done this, but we pulled their little frogs legs off and cooked them on a little fire in the jar lid. Hum......... don't know what folks find good about eating frog legs. One of the main reasons we did this is that we had heard that the legs will jump out of the pan. Didn't happen.
Poor little frogs.

Muddy Boot Dreams said...

Oh where do I start? The sky shots simply wonderful. So much color.

Those Swedish towels, gotta find them in Canada. I'm sold!

The dolls, too cute, how many do you have. So sorry I haven't been dropping by regularly, but you now know the reason.

The other Boylyn Girl, read all of her books, simply wonderful. Enjoy them!

Thanks so much for the kind words.

Hugs to you, Jen

M.Kate said...

Amazing sunset photos. I was in our Penang island up north for work (..boring..) and saw some awesome sunsets but no camera :(