Thursday, December 25, 2008

Christmas Day!

Well here it is Christmas Day and before you know it we will be taking the tree down and putting everything away. I hope everyone had a great Christmas. Ours was good! And could only have been better if (you know this by nowwwwwww My grandkids were here). They have been getting tons of snow! Our weather couldn't be more different then theirs. Its warm and drizzling outside here.

My daughter sent pics of the grandkids in their outfits that grandma got them for christmas, Kristina has the monkey that I got her and Kaitlin is holding her toy and bears that I made her. Daniel of course is sporting the shirts granny got him. My daughter says he is difficult to buy for but granny has his number haaaaaaaaa And the other photos are the great grandsons that were here for christmas eve. Just a short post as I am due at the son in laws for christmas dinner so have to get ready. take care and merry christmas too everyone!

Saturday, December 20, 2008

Almost Christmas"

Wowwww where is all the time going? Is it just me" Or does time seem to be going by much faster then it used too".

I managed to finish the dresdon plate table topper and gave it to a friend at work who was in the hospital .

I am working on another one now in orange colors. I also have several frog blocks that I had from a friend some time ago and they have a lot of orange in them. They have frogs which I love but with the color scheme she has chosen the only way to set them to gether where they would look good would be to use the gold that she already used in the blocks. soooooooooo I am trying to come up with a solution. so far I am playing around with random scrap strips which seems to be working. I would like to get this put together so that I have one less project laying around in my sewing room. Sometimes I really wish that I were the type that never started another project untill I finished what I was working on". I know that will never ever happen but its nice to dream.

The christmas shopping is almost done: and before we know it we will be getting ready for christmas eve and christmas day. My husbands son and his family come over for dinner on christmas eve and open gifts. Then Christmas day we go to their house for christmas dinner.

I would sooooooooo love to have my grandkids here durring the hollidays. I keep praying that one day that will happen.

There has been a lot going on at work. we have had our girls nite out to exchange christmas gifts and the following day we had christmas dinner at the school. The pta and the school do this every year. I have also been involved with a secret pal at work and she had someone drop off her christmas gift. While I love this time of year it is sad also because I miss my grandkids. I watched the kidnegardeners sing us christmas songs and I had to pinch myself to keep from crying. I just keep telling myself that summer is on its way and I will spend three weeks with them in July. I am thinking that one of these christmases I may just jump on a plane and spend a week at christmas time instead of the three weeks durring the summer. It would be such fun but at the same time not nearly enough time. ohhhhhhh my this is beginning to sound more like a diary then a blogg.

Lets see " I also finished a christmas wall hanging just in time. Hmmmmm not sure what I do wrong but the last picture I post never comes last" It always seems to go first. Wellllllll guess I will close for now. I wish all of you a very Merry Christmas if I don't get a chance to get back here before then.

Sunday, December 7, 2008

Back again"

First of all I have to apologise for those of you who check back here frequently for the latest news. I am very bad at keeping up on a regular basis. Have you ever tried keeping a diary? I must have at least ten little journal books laying around everywhere. I start with the best intentions but then life just seems to get in the way of all those good intentions.

O.k. now that you are aware of all my bad habbits I will let you know what I have been currently working on now that I have finally been released from the physical therapist so that I have more time at home. the first is the dresdon plate table topper. I loveeeeee this pattern. I am thinking they would make some wonderfull christmas gifts next year.

I probably should have taken this closer up so that you could see that those little gold lines in the seams are actually fancy embroidery stitches but its too late now. you get the idea"

The other thing I have been working on is a snowman block. I haven't quite decided what to do with him. I would like to turn him into a small wall hanging but will have to think about it. What do you think?