Friday, November 25, 2011

TUSAL for November

I have to say,  I never thought I would fill my jar up,  but it's getting there. 

DH and I went for a walk today down at the Granite Dells.  We took the trail down by the lake and man was it chilly and wonderful.  I love the water so much,  I always wanted to live on a house boat but believe it or not,  I am allergic to the sun.  LOL.  If I spend more then 20 mins in the sun,  I break out in a rash,  but going down to the lake is totally worth it. 

Thanksgiving was great.  In the morning we went over to visit a friend of ours and we made breakfast and hung out.  Then we got home to cook our turkey and all the fixings.  It was a really nice relaxed day.  Today,  I did some cleaning and my 2nd turkey is in the oven.  I made Turkey Tortilla Soup and Sweet Potato Bread. Maybe tomorrow  I can get some stitching in. 

I hope everyone had a great Thanksgiving !!! 


Wednesday, November 23, 2011

Happy Thanksgiving To All

I am amazed at how fast this year has past and we are about to celebrate another Thanksgiving.  And of course Hanukkah and Christmas are right around the corner. What a fun and busy time of year this is for all of us.  I remember last year how much fun it was reading everyone's blogs and I am excited to see what everyone has going on this holiday season. 

I have been busy baking and trying to make gluten free goodies.  Yesterday after a couple of try's I made a pumpkin bread and a sweet potato bread.  I had DH try them and he said he couldn't  tell the difference between real pumpkin bread and gluten free.   So I am pretty excited that I am starting to figure out how to cook gluten free and not miss out on all the good tasting food.

Meanwhile,  I have been putting in a little bit of time stitching.  I really want to finish this project but all the blue is starting to make me go a bit crazy.  I may need to take another break and work on another project.

I can't think of anything else to post about.  so I will just say......

Happy Thanksgiving and Happy Stitching to Everyone !!!!

Sunday, November 13, 2011

Does Anyone Else Love Pogo????

I know this is off topic for cross stitch. But I was wondering if anyone else plays pogo?

I was thinking if there are several people that do,  I could give away a  Mix and Match or maybe a 3 month Club Pogo Membership...

Let me now what you think

Friday, November 11, 2011

The Winners Are ?????

I am so excited to have my first Give Away.  I just pulled the two names and they are 



Ruth B

Congrats to you both !!!!

Please email me with your mailing info and I will get your books sent out to you next week. 

Wednesday, November 9, 2011

Sick Day & Don't forget I have a Give Away going on

Today I am waiting paw and paw on both the boys.  Yesterday,  they both had their teeth cleaned.  Frasier had to have a tooth pulled,  it was cracked in half and very lose.  But other then that they both did great and are set for another year.

I don't normally take pictures when the cats are not feeling well,  but their little band aids were so cute,  I couldn't help myself

Now onto my Give Away.  I only have 3 people so far and I had really hoped to have gotten a few more.  I will chose a name on Friday so there is only 2 more days to sign up. 


Friday, November 4, 2011

My First Giveaway

Yesterday when I was posting,  I noticed it was my One Year Blogoversary.
I can't believe how fast it went by.   I am also surprised to see that I have 62 followers (Woot)

I am going to do 2 drawings.
This is for US only 

I ask that you be a follower -- old or new.

Please Post on your blog regarding my giveaway.
Please leave a comment on this post only. 

I will draw the two winners next Friday 11/11/11

Good Luck Everyone !!!

Thursday, November 3, 2011

Tons of News

There is so much to post about,  I don't even know where to begin.  

First,  I should post my very very late TUSAL

I have been trying to stitch at least once a week and I have totally messed up.  I know I double check and triple check my work and somehow I have messed up.  I hope later on today,  I can get it all fixed because it is driving me nuts.  Part of me just wants to throw the entire project away but I could never do that. 

Meanwhile I have been helping out a wonderful group of people that I met at a pumpkin patch.  They are called Horses with Hearts and you can check out the site HERE
There were selling baked goods and ran out and I told them to call me if they needed any help.  Because I coupon a lot,  I had a ton of cake mixes and frosting mixes that I picked up for free.  Being Gluten free,  I will never use them for myself so this was perfect.
I got a call last week and made 100 cupcakes.  I didn't think that was going to be a lot of work but it sure was.  It was totally worth and a I even got DH to help me. 

 Then today,  I made some Gluten Free Peach Muffins which came out pretty darn good.  A friend of mine just found out her 16 year old daughter has Celiac Disease.  I can't imagine what it would be like to be a teenager and have to deal with all the food allergies.   So today,  I have been trying to write down some of my favorite gluten free recipes for them.  Hopefully she will enjoy the muffins which were really easy to make.

Well I am off to go do some couponing and get my grocery lists together so I can do my shopping tomorrow.