Sunday, November 25, 2012

Weekly Update

Happy Holidays to all. I love this season. Our weather has even gotten a little cooler, 40s in the night and 70s during the day. I spent Thanksgiving at my Niece's, Kim, home. It was a small group as my brother in law and nephew went hunting. I enjoyed spending the day with my daughter, grandson, granddaughter, niece, and great niece. We had a turkey with all the trimming and side dishes, including pumpkin pie and cake. Then we watched our Houston Texans win another football game, now 10-1 for the season. I am working on setting up my own tax and bookkeeping service. As I have said I worked the last 10 years as a tax preparer, so I do have some knowledge of  taxes. I have enjoyed having the time to stitch and not having a lot of stress in my life.
Linda, you asked about the designer of the bows I made for one of my exchanges. The designs were from a Bucilla-Merry Bows Kit. I stitched several large and small bows a few years ago and love the patterns. I enjoyed the patterns and have used the designs several times for different projects.
I did finish the Nutcracker ornament that I will donate as a door prize at a March of the Nutcrackers Luncheon in Dec.
Nutcracker-Winter Holiday-Mill House
Here is the progress of the WIPS I stitched on this past week
The Alphabet Samplings Book-With My Needle
Page 11 of 16.
 Snowman and friends Christmas stocking-Gold Collection kit
 Lilly-Nora Corbett
 Percy Pig-Jim Shore-Mill Hill
 Map of New Mexico-Sue Hillis
 Christmas Animals-Heaven and Earth
 The Halloween House-Ursula Michaels SAL with Linda at and others
 Red Birds-Marie Barber-Just Cross Magazine-nov/dec 2011
I also received another pretty ornament from Ann Marie in 2012 ornament exchange.
Ready to put up my Christmas tree and decorations today.
Have a wonderful week.


MaryT said...

Really nice Joyce I especially love the pink pig really cute!

Mary Louise in IN

cucki said...

They all so lovely
Hugs cucki x

Meari said...

Your stitching looks nice, Joyce. Sounds like you had a nice Thanksgiving.

Nicola said...

I admire you setting up your own

Your nutcracker is so sweet.

EvalinaMaria said...

Lovely stitching!
Evalina, This and that...

SoCal Debbie said...

Wonderful stitching! Love the nutcracker. What a great door prize!

Linda said...

Great progress as always Joyce. Thanks for the info on the ribbons. They are really pretty. Seems like half the time I found something I really like, they are from years ago. I'll just admire yours.


Jo said...

wonderful stitching Joyce. What a pretty ornament for the tree x

Patches said...

Love the pig and Halloween house