All in all we all had a great time and I was very happy to see the women from my spinning group and they also seemed happy to see me. I felt very privileged to have been invited to this gathering of spinners.
The day spent with Gramma Betty was such a treat I do hope that we can do it again soon.
I will take pics of my fibers tomorrow and add them to this post then.
- Current Mood: happy
My Namaste Zuma came this morning! WOW! that IS some fast shipping I placed the order on Friday the 9th in afternoon
and the shop keep told me that it wouldn't go out until Tuesday as they don't ship on Mondays. So here it is first thing on my doorstep Wednesday the 14th! I was very surprised as I really didn't think it would be here this quick at all.
This bag feels so oh so very nice and wonderful... it is a faux leather, but unless one was aware of this they wouldn't guess.....
The size is great and it has some interior pockets and a front zippered pocket with accordion type pockets.
It fits on my shoulder beautifully and has a great magnet closure... I am so ready for a new bag and one that will not only act as a purse but will also carry my knitting projects comfortably.....
Of course I have taken pics..... and the color is very true in all of the pics :)
Zippered pocket in front with accordion type pockets inside
Oh Snap! set mesh pockets with snap closures.
Well I'm off to swap my purses out!
Love, love, love my Namaste Zuma & Oh Snap!
Oh, Oh, Oh.... I almost forgot! I ordered this all from the Beehive Wool Shop www.beehivewoolshop.com/ out of Victoria BC and they packaged it up so nicely and they didn't even charge me shipping on top of the great phone service and fast shipping!
- Current Mood: happy
"What tickles you inner artist? Set aside time to "tickle the artist inside"
So there it is I think the gods are speaking to me today as I haven't spun for well over a month and a half now.
- Current Mood: good
- Current Mood: amused
Kevin was home, mom and Marshall were able to come over for an afternoon visit and presents Pa came by for the afternoon, presents, turkey dinner and dessert.
We all enjoyed ourselves very much so... well I did somewhat.
Not that I want to be an ungrateful recipient but really come one Kevin went out on Christmas eve to get me a or some gifts.. I don't really know what his plan was. Then again I don't think he new either.In the end on Christmas morning I was rightfully disappointed in his efforts.. honestly I didn't want to be and tried really hard to not but but come one he went out and bout me some gym type clothes from Superstore (might I add that they were on clearance) he gt me a top, pants and a warm up coat... all very nice except for one thing they were all XL's I'm telling you he is clueless when it comes to sizing as well maybe before I was that size but really I haven't been anywhere near that size for a couple of years now. He also went to Mark's Work Wearhouse and got me a very nice blouse in an XL and a very nice knit type zip up hoodie also an XL I quite liked both of these things but when I went to exchange them for my size they just didn't have them in stock anymore. Needless to say I ended up getting full refunds from both stores and being cranky for the rest of the day. Kevin did on the other hand take the kids to get me this great organizing bag for scrap booking or crafting of sorts, I outright told him that I wanted one so he followed through with the kids. Now if the roles had have been reversed and I was buying him some kind of bag to hold 101 themed items I would have purchase or at least gotten a gift cert for said items from said store... nope Nada not a thing in the bag. Yes I really like the bag but was truly surprised when I looked through the bag and realized that he hadn't put anything into it. I still have the bag and will keep the bag for my scrap booking and various crafting tools.
I hadn't even considered what I would then get to replace all of the returned items when this morning I was checking my Ravelry page and Brenda had made a blog post brenda.typepad.com/close_to_my_heart/200
The Zuma bag in Lime! I just love the coloring and the way the bag looks like it will work beautifully for what I have in mind. Have a look at the link www.namasteneedles.com/products/handbags/h
All in all I have a happy ending to my Christmas gift fiasco, as the total was approx the same as what I had returned.
Yay for doing your own shopping.
- Current Mood: happy
Kayne had his extra Gymnastics class last night. It went very well and he would like to move over to this class asap. The only thing that he said against the class is that the other kids are annoying... this might really start to get to him but well just have to see how it goes. The other kids ages range from 6-11 I believe, the six yo was so teeny tiny beside Kayne it was a bit amusing when they were doing these jumping exercises, especially when the things that they were jumping over was higher than the little guys waist. Um no he didn't make any of those jumps, they were so tall that the last one Kayne didn't even clear. But one thing is said for the little kids they are pretty flexible in ways that Kayne isn't, but then Kayne has his own flexibility that is unique to him weather or not it will be beneficial to his gymnastics or not I don't know.
All in all he had a great time and wants to keep going to that class and stop going to the regular recreational class. In February the classes will go from being one day a week at 3hrs to two days a week a 3 hrs each Kayne is stoked! He also feels that it won't be a problem with his Hip Hop class that is also on Tuesdays approx 30 min's after the gym class. Although the coach did say that Kayne could head out early in order to have a little bit of a break and some food before his dance class... this is good.
The coach seems to have a pretty clear vision of what he wants to do with the boys. This I appreciate very much. In the end he would like to see these boys helping coach at the club as quite a lot of the older girls are doing, but no boys really as they haven't had this kind of program offered before for the boys, just for the girls.
So for know we have a boy that is looking very much so forward to being challenged in his gymnastics class and being able to use the skills and strengths that he acquires in gym in his dance class as well.
- Current Mood: happy
With Dean getting all of the walls mudding completed and today we are getting the ceiling up!!!
It actually is starting to feel like a real room now , especially with out being able to see the floor joists and all of the insulation that we put up for sound proofing between the two rooms (up down that is).
We will soon have the girl up and the boy down. Who knows how that will go but we have pout in a lot of extra insulation to help deaden the noise that they produce in efforts to annoy each other.
Soon, soon, soon!!!!!
- Current Mood: curious
Kayne's wanna-be bedroom has been coming along very well over the last two or so weeks. It has been really good ever since we got going on the bathroom and whilest Dean was working on the bathroom I took the time to empty out the wanna be bedroom. This is a different kinda room as it is L shaped. Measuring this room for flooring is fun... or not.
The entire length of the room is 16' 3", you would think that was a good measurement but uhm no not when it's combined with the top part of the L it just makes for a difficult room as the top part of the room is only 5'9" across.
( a diagram of said L shaped roomCollapse )
- Current Mood: relaxed
- Current Mood: excited
Good Night all!
Merry Christmas, may you have a restful sleep tonight.
eta: almost forgot... no cookies in the house so we put out some Trisciut Pepper and something or other crakers, cheese and milk.. too funny! I ate the crackers and cheese and let the dogs take turns drinking the milk... Kevin found it all rather amusing.
for real I'm going to bed.
- Current Mood: impressed