Saturday, September 09, 2006



A Complete Recovery...

Eva woke up, Friday, feeling just fine and dandy!! So we headed to Pendleton for the Spring Valley Quilt Show and Heritage Festival. Oh, we had such a lovely, lovely day!!! We had chicken salad with cashews (I had to post a picture of that, just for you, Sarah!) It was sooooo good! And then we walked and walked and walked. We toured the museum with the quilts. Each of the girls picked out their favorites. This is a very small show- no vendors or anything like that. But I really enjoy seeing what the local folks make. The "black" (it was really dark green- hard to get good lighting in a log cabin!) quilt had some very stunning quilting in it. And Beka loved the bright colors in that pinwheel quilt. I thought it was a clever use of HST. The girls took their voting very seriously and got their top 5 in the ballot box. We Visited both quilt shops. Got a few FQ for postcards. Hopeless, I know. Afterwards, they played in the park and we were home in time for naps- had to sleep off their sugar rush! 8$, in an old-fashioned candy store, buys a completely inappropriate amount of candy! But they did share with their brothers. They bought a couple packages of "pop-rocks." Remeber those? Abe thought them an amazing mystery.

10 comments:

Hedgehog said...

Sounds like a great outing. Those quilts are just beautiful - thanks for sharing.

Quilty Nurse said...

Mmmm is that a croissant with the chicken salad? Yum. And those quilts are lovely, esp. the first one. Your girls are so sweet.

Screen Door said...

I remember those...what about ZOTS. They had that stuff inside that foamed when you bit into it... Funny memories. Glad you had fun.
Melanie

quiltpixie said...

hummm cashews... The quilts the girls chose are lovely..

Nancy said...

Sounds like you girls had a lovely day. I love small quilt shows without vendors. Sometimes I think the vendors detract from the show rather than enhance it.

And the cashew chicken salad looks great. I'll have to remember to add a bit of casher to mine next time I make it.

dot said...

Looks like you and the girls had great bonding day. What a special day for all. I like both quilts also. I like the HST as you say clever use.

Peni said...

The girls look as delicious as the sandwich...maybe more so. Glad you had such a good time!

XOXOXO Mom

Sarah said...

Can you airmail me one of those sandwiches? Or how about you just come down and cook me something equally delicious? Maybe some cinnamon rolls!

Miss you!

Love, Sarah

Darcie said...

Sounds like a perfect *girls' day away!* Lovely pictures of your daughters and the beautiful backdrops! Yer learnin' 'em right, ma! ;-)

Isobel said...

Must be near dinnertime. The sandwich looks particularly tempting (as do the girls.) Went to a friend's house today and she sent DH a huge fudge iced brownie topped with walnuts and I haven't even tasted it. I am so proud of myself.