Sunday, November 18, 2012

Just a Little Something....

Giveaway Closed!  Comments have been disabled.  Congratulations to the winner Ruth!

I have a good excuse for being away this time - we've been on vacation!  It was tough coming back from our week at my parents little cabin in the mountains.  We had a glorious time!  While I get caught up on emails and prepare for Thanksgiving - everyone is coming here - I thought I'd do a little give away of this Christmas Ornament publication from Just Cross Stitch.  Leave a comment and I'll pull a name no later than Friday.  Make sure your profile is attached to an email or you leave one so I can contact you.  
Wishing you all a happy and safe Thanksgiving!

Saturday, November 3, 2012

No Obligation October

The past couple of weeks have flown by.  We all got to spend some time with my two nieces.  My two grown boys went with us to see them at my parents house and they had a blast too.  Even though they are so much older than their cousins they really made an effort to spend some good time with them.  We're hoping the girls will come see us next summer (without their parents).  As a mom and an aunt it's good to see the love and affection they have for each other.  It just warms my heart.
Now time for a Theme-a-Licious update.
October was Obligation October.  I have enough obligations so I decided to just stitch what I felt like stitching and forget about obligations.  I started the second block of Shores two weeks ago.  I expected the seaweed to give me tons of fits but surprisingly it didn't.  I put the last stitch into this block on the 31st.  This block went much faster than I thought it would.
Earlier in the month, I finished up another block on Anniversaries of the Heart.  This is block 9.  Since one bonus block was in the first row, I'm officially 2/3 of the way through this one.  As with the other blocks, I'm holding off on the personalizations until the end.  Maybe we'll see this finished in 2013?
I haven't stitched a stitch since these two were finished up on the 31st.  I'll probably pick out something to work on tonight or tomorrow.   Tomorrow will be a quiet day as my sweetie is going to a football game and my youngest son is at his fathers for the weekend.  I'm hoping to spend the day in the sewing room with some time stitching too.   I'll have a nice zen day before the craziness starts at work next week where I have some serious deadlines to meet.  At least I'll be starting the week off with some happy stitches and I hope you do too!