This is our last weekend in Cleveland.  Its a little sad since we have met such wonderful friends here…but also very exciting to be closer to our family in the West.  Today we went to visit my favorite spots in Amish Country that I will miss so much.  Lucky for me there was a swap meet going on…..I was in heaven.

A last visit to my favorite quilt shop was in order…
So was a stop to visit these donkeys….I love miniature donkeys.  If they didn’t poop I would have me a whole herd.
We had a great day visiting one of our favorite spots.  I was so good…I only bought these two jars ($6 for both!) and a yard of Amy Butler for $5.
We are moving (driving 28 hours!)  to Idaho on Tuesday.  I have posts scheduled, but I’ll be away from my computer, so any emails will have to wait till next weekend. 
Get ready Idaho….here we come!

39 Responses to Cleveland

  1. Goddess in Progress May 30, 2010 at 1:33 pm #

    Sounds like a lovely weekend. Have a safe drive, and enjoy your new home! What an adventure!

  2. Anna May 30, 2010 at 1:47 pm #

    good luck, have a fun trip! :)

  3. andrea creates May 30, 2010 at 1:57 pm #

    Aw, cute photos & miniature donkeys :)
    Have a nice safe trip!

  4. Tracy May 30, 2010 at 2:02 pm #

    you are totally amazing. you seem to take all of these moves in stride. will this next one be more permanent?

  5. Elsa May 30, 2010 at 2:11 pm #

    good luck on the move! look forward to hearing about Idaho adventures! love all the photos of your last days in Cleveland … I moved about a year ago to Portland, Oregon … didn't know a soul here and was really worried about if I would fit in, like it here, miss home too much … I love living here! it was the best thing I ever did for myself! have met wonderful friends!

  6. Leslie May 30, 2010 at 2:31 pm #

    have a safe trip!!!

  7. Linda May 30, 2010 at 2:39 pm #

    Allison, I was at Miller's yesterday too! But I would have noticed your two little guys so we weren't there at the same time. (I granny nanny three little guys!) Best of luck to you in Idaho! Wow…busy time for you.

  8. AllieKatMom May 30, 2010 at 2:42 pm #

    Have a safe trip and move!

  9. Justine May 30, 2010 at 3:38 pm #

    Have a safe journey and enjoy your new new home! Justine xx

  10. jodi @ Pleasant Home May 30, 2010 at 3:45 pm #

    Wishing you a safe trip.

  11. Shana May 30, 2010 at 4:00 pm #

    Love the fabric! We had some donkeys for a while but now we just have horses but the donkeys are great at keeping the coyotes away. Your move sounds like when we moved from Georgia to Wyoming. I really wish we had stayed there lol. I love it out there.

  12. jabeybaby May 30, 2010 at 4:53 pm #

    Have a great trip! We moved last year from SC to WA state, we took two weeks to drive it and we had a great time! Moving is such an adventure! Good luck!

  13. Di~ May 30, 2010 at 5:22 pm #

    Wow, Allison! you are coming to my state! what a surprise! and all this time for some reason I thought you lived in the Northwest!? Tell where you will be!

  14. Di~ May 30, 2010 at 5:23 pm #

    oops I meant write 'tell me where you will be?'

  15. Chris May 30, 2010 at 6:37 pm #

    Welcome to Idaho! We'll be happy to have you here. :)

  16. Sherri May 30, 2010 at 9:26 pm #

    You move so much!!

  17. amber May 30, 2010 at 9:29 pm #

    welcome to Idaho!! where are you moving too?

  18. Rachel May 30, 2010 at 9:46 pm #

    I love the donkey onesie! So cute! Have a safe drive!

  19. PioneerValleyGirl May 30, 2010 at 9:55 pm #

    Have a safe drive and a good move!

  20. Rachel's Quilts May 30, 2010 at 10:03 pm #

    I'm moving to Idaho in August! I think we are going to fly since we aren't taking our car with us. Good luck with the road trip.

  21. Annalee Taylor May 30, 2010 at 11:41 pm #

    WHAT! I live in Idaho and I am a HUGE fan! Cant wait to hear what part your coming too!

  22. Mama Megs May 31, 2010 at 12:44 am #

    Um why are you moving?!! I'm so confused! Write me! Good luck-long road trips are not my thing 😉

  23. amanda claire May 31, 2010 at 10:29 am #

    Good Luck with the move – we're moving very soon too but only a couple of hours drive (I cannot begin to image the length of your journey!!)

  24. ohiostar5 May 31, 2010 at 11:55 am #

    Drive safe, I love Amish country. It is always a special day when we get to go back for a day. BettyLou

  25. Our really empty nest May 31, 2010 at 12:15 pm #

    I just found your blog and think you are so very creative. Best of luck to you and your family in this big exciting adventure! I look forward to learning alot more from you in the future! Sue

  26. Rinachiyya May 31, 2010 at 1:44 pm #

    Great jars and a good find the material.
    No donkeys for me two Westies is more than enough.
    Have a wonderful save trip.

  27. Cheryl Arkison May 31, 2010 at 2:53 pm #

    You're moving again? You weren't in Cleveland that long, were you?

    But Idaho is a lot closer to Calgary…

  28. Ariel May 31, 2010 at 7:07 pm #

    Have a safe trip! I'm sure you'll miss the Midwest 😉 but family is so much better!

  29. Lynda Halliger-Otvos May 31, 2010 at 7:18 pm #

    Safe Trip for you and the family; moving is a way cool adventure-done it lots of times!!

    The donkey onesie is absolutely cute for boy or girl, please tell us where you found it or did you make it?

  30. folksmith May 31, 2010 at 11:17 pm #

    we moved from idaho almost three years ago. we now live in the state of new york…i would rather be in idaho. oh lucky you. my husband and i are also from ohio, i'd rather be in idaho! have a safe trip

  31. Little Miss Shabby May 31, 2010 at 11:56 pm #

    No joke–you were about 5 minutes from my house. =) Love Miller's–my fave of all of the fabric stores around here.

  32. Luke & Kelsie Frazier June 1, 2010 at 5:22 pm #

    We are moving from Virginia back to Montana in 3 weeks so I completely understand!!! And the pic of your little boy in his donkey onesie is adorable.

  33. Cate June 1, 2010 at 7:23 pm #

    Good luck with the move, hope all goes well.

    cate, x

  34. CJ June 1, 2010 at 8:19 pm #

    I live in Idaho too! Where abouts are you moving to, I realize it is a big state.

  35. Andrea June 2, 2010 at 5:31 am #

    HAHAHA … look at all of us Idahoans coming out of the woodwork to welcome you. I hope you really love it here :D.
    Andrea, Knitty Bitties

  36. Aimee June 2, 2010 at 1:52 pm #

    Your boys are just adorable and the baby has got so big! I guess b/c we don't see him every post, it seems like he should still be teeny, tiny! Have a great journey and enjoy!!

  37. Aimee June 2, 2010 at 1:54 pm #

    Oh, and I meant to say, I have a full-size donkey and while they are fun to have and so loving/lovable, they do poop!!! A LOT!!! ;o)

  38. Rita June 2, 2010 at 9:57 pm #

    Welcome to Idaho. Hope you like it here!

  39. Melissa June 5, 2010 at 4:42 am #

    I can't believe you drove to Idaho! You are a brave woman. Let me know if you come up to Rexburg, we are still here.

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