Finally, I got 2 more of the quilts for Houston’s first responders quilted and the binding attached. Both went in today’s mail to be delivered to the fire department.
Our ladies at Shiloh Baptist have a monthly craft meeting and poor Robert, I begged him into going and helping me with the quilt group. Thank goodness he said yes as the ladies that signed up were not very familiar with even using a sewing machine.
This past Saturday we had a white elephant exchange that Robert and I forgot about till Thursday night so these are the wall hangings I made up for our give away’s. Took me till midnight Thursday and Friday night to finish. I will say they must have been liked as they were traded a number of times in the exchange.
I haven’t been able to do much in the line of Christmas decorations since I got the pups as they eat everything, and I mean everything. This year my groomer colored the dogs for Christmas and Jill and I found this tree on black Friday. We just happened to stop in a store to pass the time till our dinner reservation was ready. It’s nothing fancy but I love it and Jill was kind enough to decorate her for me and fluff out all her branches.
Well hopefully the Hartshorn’s come back to the B&B in Zephyrhills. I had them a lovely room picked out and finally a bed that didn’t leave Jill’s back aching then the bed frame broke and they had to spent the last night on an air mattress in the living room. Well had to is wrong. I offered them my room and they refused. I felt so bad.
But we did have a few laughs while they were here. One of the ladies in the quilt group wanted to come join us for vacation and changed her mind last minute so we invented a virtual Mary and gave her a virtual vacation. We took her everywhere then posted her travels on facebook for the real Mary to follow along. Here’s Jill meeting Mary for for the first time and Mark having a glass of wine with her at The Melting pot. I can’t imagine what the waiter thought.
Wow so much seems to go on that I rarely get back to my blog to update things. We had such an awesome week with Jill and Mark. They came from Ohio and spent the week with us for turkey and early Christmas. They are just so sweet and loving. They even brought gifts for the pups. When I get time I will post a picture of the awesome bag and frame picture they gave me. The bag is exactly what I needed to carry around my quilt class sewing machine. It fit perfectly.
We had an awesome dinner at The Melting
Pot and Beef O’ Brady’s although Mark didn’t find they extra hot wing all that hot. Aren’t they just the cutest couple.