Friday, July 21, 2017

Five Minute Friday - COLLECT

Five Minute Friday

It is time to link up with the Five Minute Friday community of writers for this week's post!

For more information on Five Minute Friday, check out the five minute friday community on Facebook.  And, after writing your own post, share it on the weekly five minute friday link-up.

This week's word is:


Look around...

I have collections every where!

  • In the hall closet is a basket full of my Beanie Babies and a few other small stuffed animals!

  • On top of the cabinet in my craft room - though it's a bit dusty - are my ceramic turtles, manatees, jaguars, goats and a few kittens.

  • At the back of that cabinet is a small wall hanging curio filled with miniature dishes and other things I have collected.  There are also a couple hanging on the wall beside my computer.  A lot of these miniatures belonged to my grandmother.

  • Scattered all around my craft room are supplies for creating scrapbook layouts, cards and other things.  It seems I "collect" these items since I have so much of it!  It's hard to use it all up; so I consider it my collection...

  • well as the collection of scrapbooks that are complete and those that I am still working on!

  • I also collect projects:  tags and cards and other things that I have made and swapped with others.  They are either in binders or boxes; never sure how to "display" things with all the dust around!

  • I also have a collection of books!  Some are waiting to be read and passed on or taken to the used book store when I am finished.  Others are from fave authors that I don't want to part with; but in the name of de-cluttering, I have been getting rid of some.  Being an avid reader, I have to have something to pick up and read once I finish what I am currently reading.

So, these are my collections!  If I was really energetic, I'd get photos of all of these things; but that's not going to happen today!!  I am happy that I have written this post...

{No, I didn't write this piece in five minutes; and I am sure my time is up!}


  1. Replies
    1. Thank you for sharing your collecting!! We do all collect one thing or another at one time or another!!!

  2. Even if it was longer than 5 minutes you wrote and that counts for something. I love your background of your blog and wish I was there now. Have a wonderful Saturday and I am so glad I found you through FiveMinuteFriday. Have a Blessed day.

    1. It seems I have been avoiding my blog lately; but I have just been busy...didn't catch these comments from my prior week's FMF post. Sometimes it is hard to stay with my writing and actually stick to the five minutes!!

      Thank you for reading and commenting!

  3. Thanks for sharing your collections; I can picture all of them! I would love to see those little ceramic animals -- I wonder if they're like the ones we used to get in boxes of tea, many years ago?

    Jeannie - #40 in the FMF linkup

    1. Hello, Jeannie!! I'm not sure about ceramic animals inside boxes of tea; but that sounds awesome. Most of what I have are the little blown glass ones, or a set of salt and pepper shakers my grandmother had. I also have stuffed animals and a little puzzle my (now 6-year old) grandson gave me for Christmas last year. Others I pick up at the zoo or other places.

      Thanks for reading and commenting!