Friday, December 25, 2009

A Fun Christmas

My Hubby has made a very fun way for Our 10yo son to get his is too big to put under tree so he wrote some cards and hid them around the place as clues, the last card leads him to the gift.
These are the clues Wayne wrote for Elijah's Pressie..

Clue 1
"Merry Christmas to you our Son
I hope you are in for a bit of fun
from here you will travel near and far
to become a superstar.
We hope your christmas is super jolly
now prepare for a bit of folly.
Go to the place where sharks do swoon
not so far as over the moon
check out the place where games are played
in your room I would prey
where the cue is yours to keep
under the felt you should peep"

Clue 2

"now you have found the second clue
this is what you should do
go to the pantry of Christmas fare
find a jar that is marked there
"claire's Rosella Jam 16/2/09"
and this will lead you down the line"

Clue 3

"Now you have found the third clue
here is the last thing you should do
go to the room that is sew messy
where your mother resides to become less "Stressy"
a place of production and of fervor
then you have to look no further.
under the table with blanket entangled
is an awesome gift from any angle
something that will make you shout and holler
and it cost your father a significant dollar"

He was very happy...we spent a good time playing and singing as a family.. Our Daughter said "Hey we look just like the Partridge family"...which ws met with much laughter...

very blessed indeed.

Monday, December 7, 2009

Busy busy busy.

Well I have finished moving my sewing room downstairs, I spent today running around trying to buy a couple of feet for my machine. success, I got the quilting guide and the 1/4 inch quilting foot with guide. i need them as I am not so good at it yet. so i spent the arvo (after picking DD up from work) learning how to make a quilted look on a pot holder I am making for Christmas pressies. so I learned something today. it was also very hot in Ippy today so I spent most of my time downstairs in the sewing room. will get some pics up soon. got hubby to put the trundles bed up downstairs so when I am exhausted I can just lay down in the breeze that flows through down there. never slept though.

Saturday, December 5, 2009

Trying to Sew...with heaps of distractions.

Well I sat down to sew, and low and behold along came Kitty. he is the king of the house and obviously wanted some attention.

then my daughter Allorah decided she did not want to sew today. she needed some attention too. she put this mask on that she wore to the youth dress up night last night. she was just very tired, she is an early to bed early to rise person like me.
She has a very funny sense of humor and always makes me laugh.

after all the distractions, I decided to move my sewing room down stairs where it is a bit cooler. at least i won't be taking up the table anymore. just a lot of work sorting it all out again.

Wednesday, December 2, 2009

working on the Goth doll with Ally.

I have no idea why Wayne complains about us crafting together. just because I like to spread out all over the table...I told him I would be leaving it like that until we finish. of course we have to fit Ally's work in and me Homeschooling Elijah and just the rest of the "normal" stuff in...I love it though. and in fairness Wayne is a very reasonable and understanding Husband.