My Week In Stitches and Merry Christmas!

I'm enjoying my first paid holiday in over 10 years, and I have to say "enjoy" is exactly the right word!  The girls turned on Christmas music this morning while my mom made cinnamon rolls for tomorrow morning, and now they're rolling out and cutting sugar cookies.  They're old enough to do this basically unsupervised -... Continue Reading →

Redecorating with a purpose!

So in August we did some redecorating in our living room (again) and downstairs.  The last time I redid the living room was for Christmas, 2010, and I put my desk in the corner of the room near the sliding glass door.  This was great when my work was occasional and the kids were at... Continue Reading →

It will be Christmas in July for me….

I'm participating in an ornament exchange through a Facebook group, so I'll be thinking wintry thoughts while it's 95 degrees outside, lol.  I'm very excited to get started.  I've decided on the pattern, and I'm pretty sure I know how I'll finish it, too.  Now I just have to wait to start until I've finished... Continue Reading →

Merry Christmas!

Things have reached a lull in our home today - after an hour and a half of unwrapping! Every time I think that the kids aren't getting that much for Christmas, somehow their gifts multiply! There's a life metaphor in there somewhere...So since we live 500 miles from the rest of our family, the rest... Continue Reading →

Merry Mail Day!

Today I received a package from Nicole! She stitched my favorite (so far) motif from BoInk:FrontBackBook of Ink Circles, motif #whatever order you want to do it in, lolstitched on 32 count LuganaDMC fibers (her choices for the SAL)finished as an ornament/scissor fobThank you, Nicole! I'll hang this on my tree - I'm starting a... Continue Reading →

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