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Friday, September 14, 2012

A Little Progress, Stash and Happy Birthday too ME

Hi Blogger Friends.  My stitching is returning slowing.  I have made some progress.

Halloween House SAL - Ursula Michael

Lady Liberty - Diane Arthurs

April - Prairie Schooler

Cackle - SAL with Debbie - Raise the Roof  (although she has already finished hers)


Bought myself some birthday stash cause you know I really didn't have enough.






The 12th was our 20th wedding anniversary and today is my ?? birthday.  My in-laws are taking us on a 7-day cruise to Mexico aboard Carnival Splendor the first week in October.   (This will be their 29th cruise)  I'm excited because we haven't been on an out of town vacation in 14 years.    But, I think I've watched Titantic too many times.  lol  My philsophy is God didn't make us to fly in the air or float on water and I'm gonna be doin both.  Boats (ship) and planes OH MY!!

I leave you with this awesome birthday card from Jo at Serendiptous Stitching.  Thank you so much Jo.  What a wonderful birthday surprise.  Sassy (I changed her name) is checking it out.

You can click on any pics to enlarge.

Thanks for looking.   Linda

24 comments:

Stitching Cat said...

Happy Birthday! Hope you had a wonderful day. Love the picture of Sassy! (I'm celebrating my b'day on the 22nd - and let's just say it is a significant # and entering another decade and I never thought that I would ever be THAT OLD!!!) Enjoy!

Stitching Noni said...

Happy birthday & happy anniversary!
Great stash additions :). Your stitching is looking fab - well done :)
Take care, hugs xx

McKenna C. said...

Happy Birthday! I love your stash!

~McKenna

pandy said...

Happy Birthday! :) :) :)

SoCal Debbie said...

Wow Linda! Your stitching looks great! You sure got a lot of charts for your birthday! Have a wonderful year and a fun cruise!

Lesleyanne said...

Happy Birthday. Great new stash and lovely progress on your wips.

sharine said...

Happy Birthday Linda. The cruise sound wonderful:)

Annette-California said...

Happy Happy Birthday to YOU! Happy Anniversary! LOVE the choices you've added to your stash. Wow. A cruise gift? Good for you. Have a fantastic time. ps. I have heard of Mexican threads (not DMC) but can't remember if others liked them or not. Just thought I'd informed you now. I do know that in Mexico most the ladies sew beautifully. And you will be fine on planes and boats:) Don't let fear stop you. I bet you will even love the experiences.
love Annette

Emma said...

Happy Birthday and Anniversary! Have a great holiday :)

Miamina said...

Happy birthday, that is a some lovely stash!

Margaret said...

Happy belated anniversary and happy belated birthday too! Love the stichy progress. Nice stash too! As for the cruise -- I bet you'll have a lot of fun. But I tend to understand what you're saying. lol! I have no desire to go on a cruise. :D It'll be great though -- have a ball!

Joyce Clark Frank said...

Happy Bithday and anniversary. Enjoy the cruise, I love them. Your stitching is looking good.
Of course, I like the Halloween House.

cucki said...

happy birthday dear and happy anniversary..
your stitching is so lovely..
and lovely new stash xxx

Barb said...

Happy Birthday, great birthday stash you got yourself. Nice stitching pieces and I love the picture of your cat.

Brigitte said...

Happy Birthday, Linda! Wow, all this stash looks gorgeous and I'm sure you could roll in it, lol. Enjoy everything.

Jo who can't think of a clever nickname said...

What a great stash accumulation! I love the Autumn and Winter samplers (and several others too!).
Glad Sassy liked the card.
Don't worry about the ship - I used to insure that one, it's well covered LOL. Carnival Cruise Lines come very well recommended. I don't remember any claims for icebergs in my time.
Have a great time xx

Denise said...

Happy Anniversary, Happy Birthday,and what an awesome gift from the in-laws, enjoy the cruise.
Your stitching is coming along great and you pick out some super birthday stash!
Happy Stitching
Denise

Carol said...

Wow! Lots to celebrate in this post, Linda! Happy Birthday and Anniversary :)

Your WIPs are all looking great--love the PS bunnies the most, of course! Enjoy all that lovely new stash--you're right, you can never have too much!

Mouse said...

ohhh gosh ... Happpyyyy birthday and anniversary ... wonderful stash enhancement .... gorgeous card and photo of sassy too :)

well done on all your wips you are doing great with them all :)
enjoy your trip and don't forget the camera ..lol
take care love mouse xxxxx

Tama said...

Oh, it's so good to see you back with your lovely stitching!
Happy Birthday! I love your stash!!!
and Sassy's soooo pretty!

September said...

Hello

Just found your blog.
Happy anniversary and happy birthday!
Your stash is gorgeous!
Beautiful birthday card from Jo and Sassy is lovely!

Kaisievic said...

Happy, happy birthday, Linda. Don't worry you will be fine and have the time of your life on the cruise - just go with the flow and "She'll be right, mate"

Love all of your new stash - that will keep you busy and no, you can never have enough stash!

Great progress on all your stitching, well done!

Southpaw Stitcher said...

Happy belated birthday and anniversary! Looks like you're making gret progress on your WIPs! Sassy is a cutie pie!

Joysze said...

Happy Belated Birthday, Linda!!!! :D Stitching looks wonderful and my, my... all that stash. ;)