It's hard to believe July is coming to an end! This is my favorite time of year, and I hate to see it already winding down! The store shelves are filling up with school supplies and Halloween decorations! Oh, say it isn't so! Not YET! I feel like I just packed those darn hats, mittens, and Eskimo clothes AWAY! It's not fair! It's too soon to be thinking about pulling all THAT stuff back out again! (sigh) I just won't think about that right now. I'm savoring every bit of Summer we have left! Dear Son had a very nice birthday! The kids and I have been out walking the dog together, every chance we get. We went swimming, and out for ice cream over the past weekend! We're still thinking about a camping trip soon.. a trip to the lake maybe!.. So much we still want to do!
I have been doing a little bit of everything lately with my crafts! I have been working on some granny squares for one of my afghans, and I feeling happy with how that's coming along! I am also working on a little project with Dear Daughter, which I'm hoping to show here soon, when it's done! It was simple really, but getting just the right materials can be a little pricy, so we're shopping around a little bit, in hopes of finding the best deal(s) we can... Anyways, I've also got my sewing machine back out, and I'm doing a couple of projects with that. I'm even doing some embroidery! I can't remember how long it's been since I've done THAT!
I was surprised to get a package in the mail a couple of weeks ago, and am only sorry it's taken me this long to post it. Terri, the moderator of ATCT, and a friend since my first joining the group, sent me this drawstring purse. She really likes crocheting with threads, doilies being her favorite if I remember correctly. She makes beautiful doilies, and I know this because she made me one in an exchange once, and I LOVE it! Here, on this purse, she worked using multiple threads in red, white, and blue. My photo does NOT do it justice. Terri's work is beautiful, and so is this purse! Check out Terri's Kaleidesigns website for crochet pattern books, etc. HERE. Terri recently shared a new banana bread recipe, and I'm going to try that one real soon! It sounds delicious, and I'll let you know how it comes out as soon as I do!
Well, I'm going to go get myself a cup of coffee, and some zucchini bread! Maybe I'll pop a movie in the player... And probably I'll fall asleep half-way-through! ..But before I go, I'll leave you with a little something I read in an email I got this evening!..
Live your life in such a way that,when your feet hit the floor in the morning,
Satan shudders and says...
"Oh no! She's awake!"