Monday, November 29, 2010

Here is my progress on Day. Starting in on the fairy's body.

Thanksgiving this year was the best in quite a while. We did buffet style. All of the kids behaved, plenty of food and time to visit with everyone. Then we were invited to my DH's sister's house for desert. Very nice visit and we made our Christmas plans. Every one in the family seems to be getting along this year. Hope it continues.

My daughter was home from college. She has her own car now and arrived Tuesday afternoon and left early Sunday morning. It was strange watching her drive off and not need me to take her back to school. Wedding plans might be moved back another year as her boyfriend is taking another year of classes to add onto his degree. So it will be at least another year before we get to setting the date and booking the hall. That is ok with me. More time to save up.

Sunday, November 21, 2010

Worked on Garden Seed Packets this week. Finished up the second packet and then I got tired of stitching black. Hope I can get into stitching this week's project.

I took my Dad grocery shopping so we could get all of the food for Thanksgiving. We ended up with a 24 pound turkey. This will be my sister and I's seventh year of cooking the Thanksgiving dinner. This year we are going to try serving it buffet style. We have added more tables and chairs. Each year we try to make changes to make it go smoother. As the kids are getting older boyfriends/girlfriends are being added to the guest list. I think we have planned on 28 people coming.

Sunday, November 14, 2010

This is my progress on Freight Train. I am chugging right along. I think only working 3 days a week gives me more stitching time. I am not looking forward to going back to working five days a week in January.

I have started my Christmas shopping and hope to have it all completed by the end of November.

Sunday, November 7, 2010

Here is Happy Girl. I got to stitch on her for a week and a half. I am very close to a finish. Just a little more of the border and then the backstitching. I should have this one finished during my next rotation.

Friday my sister and I went to Hobby Lobby and JoAnn's. We couldn't believe how crowded the stores were. Hobby Lobby did have all of their Christmas stuff 40-50% off. I picked up a reindeer ornament kit to make with all of the nieces and nephews on Thanksgiving. I also got two different kinds of braid to use for ornaments, some tiny red bells and a piece of cross stitch fabric. At JoAnn's I got some more DMC I needed for my next upcoming start. A very enjoyable time spent with my sister. We need to find something to do for our next days off together.