Saturday, December 24, 2011

 Holiday Greetings Friends,

Well, the boxes are slowly getting unpacked and it's beginning to look more like home.  We still have a ways to go, but there is light ahead in that long tunnel of boxes.   Thanks to all for hanging in here with me and being patient with orders and drawing prize deliveries.  I am grateful to have such wonderful stitching friends.

Christmas is just a day away and I am not going to Minnesota this year.  With all the hubbub of the move and the need to look ahead to the market in February, I was feeling on the fence anyway.  I fly on passes since my husband used to work for the airlines and the lack of availability of flights made the decision for me.  So, I will be at home for our first Christmas in Arizona.

Since most rooms are in disarray, we will not be having a tree this year, but will hang the stockings on the fireplace and have a fire instead.  On Christmas Eve we usually have a nice dinner, watch a Christmas movie and drive around to look at the lights in the neighborhood.  Then we unwrap presents.  Our new home is our present this year, but since we can't wrap that. :) ..there will be a couple of books and DVD's by the fire place too.  I plan to stitch as much as I can over the holidays and enjoy time with family here.  My aunt and uncle are here for the winter, so Christmas day we will be having dinner with them.  It won't be the same without the company of my four sisters, but we decided to SKYPE during the holidays and that will be fun.

I am wishing all of you a wonderful time with family and friends, peaceful cozy nights and lots of stitching time during the holidays.  Merry Christmas to all of you and I will see you in the New Year!