Thursday, August 7, 2014

Spooner Advocate- Springbrook/Trego Column- August 7, 2014

Good day friends- Hope everyone had a wonderful weekend.I have to say I was really lazy all weekend long and did not get too much done around here! Oh well! Dishes and laundry will never be completely done! LOL I am hoping we get some rain today. There was a light sprinkle yesterday, I really thought we were going to get nailed as fast as it came up! The chickens are getting bigger, soon some will lay eggs.... I am eggcited!

The Sawyer County Fair is right around the corner, August 14-17th!!  We always go and have a wonderful time!They need some volunteers to make the  fair go along a little more smoothly. If you can help volunteer please call Kelly Froemel at 715-699-6015. Mikhaila  and I have had fun volunteering at the fair in the past, matter of fact I better get on the phone and call Kelly! More information can be found at

Deb over at the Thimbles Quilt Shop wants folks to know that there is still some openings in her quilting class called "Deck the Halls", which starts soon. If you would like to sign up/ questions please give her a call. If you're wanting to make a new ironing board cover, August 7th is the date!  Thimbles Quilt Shop at 237 Walnut St., Spooner, 715-635-6040.

Happy Birthday to all the August birthdays out there!  Happy birthday to my darling daughter Mikhaila who turns 18 on the 15th! I can't believe it has been 18 years that I have had the privilege to be your mother!  I am so proud of the wonderful young lady you have become. Happy Birthday to the President of the United States! Happy birthday to Roma Eder, hope your birthday is great! Have a wonderful birthday readers and I hope it is happy and that you do something fun!  Remember we love you! Hugs!
Lac Courte Oreilles Ojibwa Community College has its calendar out for August classes. If you want an e-mail copy let us know your e-mail!  If you would like to  register for a class, or have an idea please call Amber at 715-634-4790 X156, or on email at Farmers Market is held EVERY FRIDAY, from 9-1pm at the Country Market (the old IGA) parking lot!!  Aug. 8th- Farmer's Market 9am- 1pm at the Country Store parking lot, Aug 9th- Photography class at Copper Falls from 9-3pm, Aug 11th- Canning Pickles and Sauerkraut in the College kitchen from 5-8 pm. Aug 12th Photography Session Transfer and Saving, LCCOOCC room 310 from 5-8 pm, Aug 13th 3rd annual LCO Family Day at the Farm from 4:30- 7:30 pm. Aug. 14-17 Visit us at our booth at the Sawyer County Fair! Aug 16th Amnicon Falls and Wisc. Point Plants and Geology from 10-5 pm.
If you would like to suggest a class  be held at the College please give us a call or drop us an e-mail. We would love to hear from you!

September 4-6, 2014 Quilt Expo with Nancy Zieman in Madison, WI.  Vendors, exhibits, presenters, quilt contests and more! Go to for more information.

September 5-7, 2014 Wisconsin Sheep and Wool Festival. More information can be found at I really want to go this year as I have sheep and want to get to be a better shepherdess, hmmm need to go browse the catalog. Anyone else going out there beside Carmella and Toby?

Put on your calendar!

September 13, 2014- 7th Annual Knitting and Crocheting Extravaganza! Frederic High School, from 9-3 pm! It really is the best $20 you can spend on yourself! Any questions call Konnie at 715-653-2619 or email the ladies at or you can go to their website as well I look forward to seeing some of you there!

 September 26 - October 4th, 2014.  Falling Leaves Shop Hop. More information can be found on Facebook at 7th Annual Falling Leaves Shop Hop or contact Thimbles, Busy Bobbin or one of the other participating shops!

Please remember that I would like any information from all of you of what is going on! This is your column ! Any garage sales, church functions, raffles etc? Let me know- thank you!

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