Saturday, December 27, 2008

Merry Christmas

I hope everyone had a great Christmas this year! I definitely did!!! My husband and I joined my parents at church to do something completely different this year. We helped to cook a meal for a group of people that would otherwise be alone that day. We had about 40 people there and it was so nice to meet all those new friends! Santa showed up with gifts for the kids! The kids were thrilled to bits because they thought Santa had missed their house in the morning...but little did they know that he was going to make a special visit at dinner time!!! I really had a great time this year and am looking forward to doing it again next year. The best part was that I didn't have to clean the house from top to bottom!!! LOL!

I didn't get my sweater done but I'm hoping it will be complete for New Year's's lucky to wear something new that day! LOL!!!! Yep, I'm superstitious too!!!

It snowed like crazy up here last weekend. We got 40 cm in about 2 days! Here's a picture of it coming down from out the back of our house:

Needless to say, I hibernated last weekend and it was lovely!!! I picked up my Elegance of the Orient cross stitch and it was sooo nice to work on her again. I'm sure you know what I's like putting on comfy old shoes or something! Here's a pic of my progress:

I also got a lot of reading done while hibernating. I finished The Thirteenth Tale (soooooo good!!!!) and today I finished The Birth of Venus.

I wasn't expecting this book to be as carnal as it was but I suppose in hindsight I should have realized that with a title like The Birth of Venus it would end up that way. However, I love historical fiction and this was a great read.


Chiloe said...

As you said: you've been good but was Santa good with you ??? lol Hope you got great gifts !!!

I really like your blog and admire you for stitching HAED designs !!!

Sew Wilde said...

Merry Christmas to you! I am glad you enjoyed serving the Christmas meal. My church does that at Thanksgiving and I have enjoyed helping serve it over the years.

Thanks for all the book reviews-I now have a long list. I will be starting the Meaning of Night soon.

I love your cross-stitch! You do lovely work.

sammyjo said...

That sounds ike a really nice thing to do at christmas!
How thats alot of snow! Love the cross stitch its very pretty!