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November Blog Update

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Well....once again, I'm late.  Very late this time. 

But between moving and family obligations I think I get a pass ;)

Yes, moving! We're all packed up, things are on their way to Colorado, actually it's already there and in storage, apartment is cleaned and all keys are turned back into the complex, and we are in Kingwood till Dec 6th spending time with the family.

Thanksgiving was fun. Charlie, Sarah's father, was in town since he had a job interview on Wed. So it was Joseph, Jason, Sarah, Emma (who has gotten sooo  big! Hard to believe she's 5 months old already!!), Lindsey, Dad, Mom, Thomas, Charlie, and my self.  It was fun and chaotic, as always.

The next day was take down Christmas stuff and start decorating the house. Always a day of stress.  Mom and I did the banister, which as always was a fight to try and remember how we did it the year before, Dad and Joe put up the tree and lights. Then in the evening we decorated it with the ornaments while watching M…

Ornament making - Project #1 complete!

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Okay so first of, I don't sew....like....at all. At least not very well So for me to make an ornament at all is kinda a big thing.  But I wanted to try something new and well....with the Stitching Pirate's Ornament Exchange, it's the perfect opportunity to try it out.

However, this ornament is NOT for that exchange! Well.....not any more. ;)  I was going to keep it for that but Thomas and I are going to a wedding this weekend and I had already talked to Jennifer (Thomas' cousin) and she said she would love an ornament when I asked.  I plan on making a few of these to give out as quick Christmas gifts, but didn't want to give them out to someone (non-immediate family member) who might now like/appreciate them so I asked first.

She was ecstatic that I would make something for her so I attempted to finish it before we left.  If we had gotten on an earlier flight I would have just finished it on the plane or while we were waiting for a connecting flight, but there wa…