Yay!!! We made it back home without any problems – although some parts of the road were still in rough shape. It’s only a 3 hour drive, but it’s not a very interesting one. So, it gave me plenty of time to think about how I should spend my Christmas money! Here’s what I’ve been mulling over:
Yay, we made it here without a hitch – but boy is it cold and did the weather ever turn nasty!!!! But enough about the weather – before we left on our trip, I had a wonderful time opening the swap packages that had arrived in the mail! First off, I got my ornaments from ‘cyndiq’. These are machine embroidered (the camera doesn’t pick it up, but she used a metalic thread on both) with beading on the hangers. These will make a nice addition to next year’s tree – we managed to take our decorations down on Thursday.
As much as I want to start a bunch of other projects, I decided that I really need some new long sleeve shirts. It was a toss up between making a long sleeved Jalie Crossover Top (which would mean altering the sleeve length) or using my new Emma One Sock Heavy Metal stretch fabric (which would mean deciding on a pattern to use).
I’m posting Wednesday’s entry a bit early because I’m so excited to share my new messenger bag. I am very happy to report that my High Street Messenger bag is finally complete!
You can now stop seeing posts of my missing Patrones magazine – it arrived today! Hurray!!! Now my new dilemma is, what to make first?
Merry Christmas & Happy Holidays to everyone! I hope that each and every one of you have a wonderful day filled with good company, food, and presents.
Like millions of other folks, today (or for those of you on the other side of the world, yesterday) is a day for baking. I can’t take credit for these, however. These peanut butter blossoms are Taylor’s creation (and they are yummy).
Yesterday was spent mostly relaxing – Bret napped all afternoon, Taylor made Christmas cards for everyone (I think 16 total), and I did a bit of work on my messenger bag. I had planned on staying away from any store that sold anything that could be given as a Christmas gift (crowd avoidance) – until Bret said that he had read all of his books…..