Wednesday, March 13, 2013

Ort report, dances and SAL

So here we are again, it's ort report time again!  I can't believe how the months are already racing by this year.  Did February go by in a blink of an eye and already we're sitting in the middle of March?  I can't believe that I'm leaving for Mexico next week Friday already!!!  aaarrrriiiiibbbaaaa!!!  I have everything that I need to go now, I just want to go and buy a couple of new bras!  ARGH!  I hate bra shopping!  Oh well.  has to be done.

I was walking in my front door today and caught a glimpse of some tulips poking thru the ground!  On further inspection there is a whole spread of them popping up.  The parts that are snowcovered are still a mystery, but where the sun has melted it away there are their brave little tips poking out to greet the world.  I just love them, my only hope is that they weren't too eager and freeze.

I was inspired to do some Easter stitching this pas week.

First is my 2013 verion of Bunny Bums...last year I stitched them in pink, this year I went with the green.  Lovely little cottontails...aren't they?  It's a freebie from somewhere on the internet and I don't have the new link, the one that I have on the actual chart that I downloaded, no longer works. Sorry :(

The second one is the Easter Bunny from Prairie schooler.  Also a freebie that can be found here.  love him!

My third offering is me Sunday SAL piece Humboldt Coast that I normally do with Kati, but Kati is off on a wonderful holiday for the next month so I have a subsitute Sunday partner Edit, please do visit her blog, she loves company :)

And last but certainly not least my ort report, along with all the projects that contributed to my little collection this month.

Tuesday, March 5, 2013

Blizzard stitching

So SAL Sunday comes along and in blows old man winter with a blizzard the likes of which we haven't seen in a while.  But it's typical for us to get a couple of good dumps of snow in March.  Hubby was out ice-fishing at a Derby when it blew in, it was so bad that the guides/organizers had to drive out onto the lake with the GPS to guide them all off the ice because they couldn't see their hands in front of their faces.  And then once they were off the ice they couldn't start for home because they couldn't see to drive, and the highways were closed.  So their little fishing party, piled into the camper...fired up the heat and made themselves some food and sat around and talked until the worst of it blew over.

For me.....well it was a good day.  I sat and stitched on Humboldt Coast and watched the snow falling.  Slid Breaking dawn 1, and then Breaking Dawn 2 into the blue-ray and had a great afternoon. I got a new mug this weekend that I had to share....I love these owls!  I love owls in general, so I'm so glad they're in vogue this year! :)

So this is the progress so far on HC, my Sunday SAL with Kati.  It's coming along...slowly but surely.  I love's actually starting to look a little bit like something, you can see the waves now (sort  Didn't have much of a chance to stitch at all the rest of the week, so that's the only progress that I have to show this week.

Had to share this pic of Lulu looking not too impressed with the weather, it's hard for a little dog to pee in big snow!  lol