Thursday, November 8, 2012

One of those days

  When feeling stressed, anxious, worried,  angry, or just plain rotten, my family always knew because it would be cleaning or baking days.  I mean you didn't talk to me or anything, I would be on a frantic mission to have everything sparkle and shine.  And I would cook for hours---day or night---to work off some pressure.  So now, I have matured.......forget the cleaning, and  it is to the kitchen I go when things are pressing me down.  Today has been a baking day.   I can't concentrate to sew at all.   It looks like there may be a job change and move happening quickly  for my daughter.  I will be supportive and helpful, I hope.....but man, I don't even like to think about it.   So I made batches of Chex mix and cookies are next.

Mrs. Claus News.......
   Luckily, I got some great packages in the mail recently.    Dolls quilts from Mrs. Claus in Ohio.  Oops make that 2  different Mrs. Claus and both are from Ohio!
  Mrs. Claus at New 2 Quilting blog  sent this set of 4 adorable quilts.  She used lots of wonky piecing  for the blocks.  But on the back of each she did a pair of elephants!  How cute and creative is that!    Such a super idea for a label.  Thank you, Kathy for helping and being a wonderful Mrs. Claus.
 












   The next 2 doll quilts arrived from another Mrs. Claus in Ohio, who is a member of the HGTV message board.    And  I see  more elephants in the print in the pink doll quilt.  These are so nice, Shelia, I thank you for helping.    Those quilting angels at the HGTV board are on a roll for 2013 already......can you believe that?  Nicki has a listing set up and states are being taken  already.  What a treasure that group is.  Thank you all.
    Two weeks till Thanksgiving.....already?  I am thankful for quilting angels and Mrs. Claus helpers to lighten the load.  

6 comments:

  1. I pray that the Spirit of God will give you peace and joy in this situation.

    Gorgeous doll quilts, love the elephants on the back!

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  2. So hard to have kids moving around. I want them all to stay put nearby. But they don't.
    Party Mix sounds good. Are you freezing it for the holidays?
    Love the elephants!

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  3. I didn't like hearing that there may be a quick job change & move in the near future for your dear Deana. I can't imagine what it would be like to not have my DD close by. I am lifting up prayers for you & your sweet husband that this transition (if it happens) will not be too difficult for you both.

    Oh, the little doll quilts are precious. I love seeing them posted here as it always gives me ideas & inspiration.

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  4. Oh no, how far away? Better job, I hope. Of course you'll be supportive and helpful, it's what we do as mothers even when we're screaming inside. This morning on the news they said a "less than clean" house keeps us healthy so I'm glad you're baking.

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  5. This has to be tough on you both. I trust it will ultimately work out for the best. The doll quilts are lovely.

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  6. Just checking up on you, are you still baking?

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