Thursday, June 22, 2017

Summer Pumpkin

My mother and I love pumpkins. Every October we buy a pumpkin for each of us, roast the seeds, and carve faces in it for Halloween. 
  I'm not ashamed to admit that I stopped by Walmart on my way home from school on the day after last Halloween to buy a couple of one dollar pumpkins, or that I filled my trunk with pumpkins a few days after that when we went to Kroger and saw they were giving away leftover pumpkins. Or that I have a few bags of roasted pumpkin pieces in the trianglular shapes used to carve out Jack-o'-lanterns in the freezer, because the chickens were tied of pumpkin and I didn't think the mulch could handle any more. (Side note: the meat from carveing pumpkins tastes just as good as smaller pie pumpkins to me.)
  For several years we tried to grow our own pumpkins from seeds, but after a couple of years of buying seeds and, at best, only getting a few vines on which the female blooms would rot off, we gave up on trying to grow our own pumpkins.  
Que this year, in which somehow we must have missed one of the delicous seeds, and it not only grew into a vine but did what the store bought seeds could not: produce a pumpkin! A pumpkin in in the summer. It's a miracle!

  As always thank you for reading and have a bat-tastic day!

Tuesday, June 6, 2017


    I'm sorry it's been a long time since I posted, and I don't think I will be posting on a regular schedule anytime soon, but I am going to try to get back to work on Bats Bizarre. I have been going through a lot in my personal life over the past couple of years.
    There have been a lot of changes in my life since my last post; I have gone back to school. I am half way to an associates degree in general studies.
   I don't really want to talk about the other issues right now.
     Well that's it for now, have a bat-tastic day!

Thursday, May 15, 2014

What's up now

I wasn't able to log on for more than a five minutes on Tuesday, and it didn't get any better Wednesday, so here is the post I would have shared on Tuesday.

My Bearded Iris bloomed again this year, and then bloomed again! For a total of four blooms. There probably won't be any new posts until at least June, may longer we'll have to play it by ear. I'm going to be very busy. Talk to you then.

                     Thank you for reading Bats Bizarre's offical blog. Have a bat-tastic day! 


Friday, May 9, 2014

Fourth of July Red, White, and Blue Fireworks Earrings

    I was going to post this on Thursday, but the wind was so bad I couldn't get a connection in the house and it was misting so I couldn't sit outside to get online. Not that I'll be doing that anymore; too many close calls with dropping my laptop. And last time a bird pooped on my monitor. 
  But better late than never right?

    Here is my latest item : Fourth of July Red, White, and Blue Fireworks Earrings. They are based on my Rain drop earrings but with round beads so they look more like three fireworks in the night sky. They are nicely patriotic and a elegant reminder of summer nights spent on a quilt watching fireworks paint the sky in a Kaleidoscope of colors. 

 Soon I will have a pair for every season. I just have to pick out the beads for the Autumn one.

   Each earring is made of three small (6mm) red, white, and blue glass beads (one each) on three separate strands of hand curved stainless steel wires. The entire piece measures 2 2/8" from the top of ear wire to the bottom of the longest bead line. The ear wires are hypo-allergenic stainless steel.

  Buy your own here: 

  Mother's Day is Sunday and today is the last day to use coupon code MOTHERSDAY for 5% off your entire purchase.

              Thank you for reading Bats Bizarre's offical blog. have a bat-tastic day!