Showing posts from September, 2015

SFS - Sept '15

Budget: $28.62
Spent: $12.53
Earned: $0
Carry Over: $16.09

So, I got another stocking for my newest niece.  Dimensions Cross Stitch: Stack of Critters

Pretty cute huh? ^_^ Goal is to have this done by Thanksgiving so I can give it to Nicki and James for baby Emily who was born on the 16th.  That's supposed to get in sometime this week (I think Tuesday) so I'll start that as soon as it gets in.

So, what did I work on?

Finished the weather tags for calendar and started on the part on the fabric.

 I also got a wonderful gift from Leonore - TW fruit bell pull kit. ^_^ This will go in my 'To Do' pile and whenever I finish it I'll find a nice place for it.....somewhere.

I can't wait to finish stitching up 'calendar' so I can get it all put together. It's stitching up pretty quickly so after I do all the letters, all I'll have to do is go back and backstitch them. I was going to backstitch as I went but I wanted to see how it looked first in case I need to…

Book Review

First off let me start out by warning anyone reading this - as the title suggests this is NOT a crafting post. If you only want to ready about my stitching then skip this one and wait for the next post, if you don't care and want to read whatever, then cool beans.

Second off - this will NOT be a nice review! You have been warned.

Okay, as some of you may know I am an avid reader - and by avid I mean I would go to the library during the summer, check out 6 to 7 books (some times 10) and have them all done by the end of the week and going back to get more. I can read 1 - 2 a day if I'm not interrupted. More if they aren't long or I've read them 50 million times before. ;) And no matter what I might think of a book I always finish it. There have been 3 exceptions to this unofficial rule of mine, because I hold out hope that the book will get better if I just blow through it.  It doesn't always work.

The first: a book I don't even remember the name or author of…