Monday, February 15, 2010

Living in a Snowglobe

Yep, it snowed again - I feel like I am living in a snow globe and someone keeps shaking the darn thing. I know you northerners (I say that affectionately as I am one by birth) are tired of us southerners whining about all this snow but it really has been an unusual winter. Well, I made it through last week, finished all my homework by Saturday, and I spent a relaxing Sunday at home.  In honor of Valentine's Day, I had a chick flick marathon - "Did You Hear What Happened to the Morgans?", "Leap Year", and then I went to see the new Travolta movie "To Paris, With Love". It was a fun and relaxing day - which is exactly what I needed.
I ordered this in December and it just arrived - it was the Kit-of the-Month at Shakespeare's Peddler and I just love the fabric that came with it. Aren't the scissors wonderful! They were an unexpected surprise from Deb - I was so delighted to receive them and I love them - thanks again Deb!
Lastly, this is my paltry progress on The Yellow House - if you want to see the whole thing all stitched, stop by and see Deb's amazing finish. I have been switching between this piece and Liz when I can steal a few moments.


The Yellow House Sampler
Sheepish Designs
Lakeside Linen Light Examplar & DMC

Have a great week!
Cari
Current movies: Leap Year, From Paris with Love, Did You Hear About the Morgans?, The Jacket, Edge of Darkness, Rendition
Books I listened to this week: Andrew Jackson by Robert Remini; The Cat Ate My Gymsuit by Paula Danziger; The Time of My Life by Patrick Swayze; Illusions by Jill Gregory; Christmas In the Plains by Jimmy Carter; Dairy Queen by Catherine Gilbert MurdockCurrently listening to: The Last Song by Nicholas Sparks

19 comments:

Kellie said...

That is a LOT of snow. It HAS been an unusual winter for the south... I agree. :) Sounds like you had a wonderful and relaxing Valentine's Day. The Yellow House is looking fabulous!!

Melissa said...

Oh the weather this winter has been extreme to say the least, and so "opposite" that what it should be. We are experiencing the warmest winter since 1896 or something! Nutty.

Glad you had a lovely Valentine's Day.

Your Yellow House Sampler is off to a great start! I know it will be fabulous!

Catherine said...

I too feel like I have been in a snowglobe!!

Your pieces look great!

Margaret said...

I'm glad you had a good Valentine's Day. With all the classwork stuff and all, you deserve it! Love your Yellow House Sampler -- I want to stitch this one up too! (Guess what? Did you see? You won the BBD giveaway!!!!!! Congrats!!!!)

Catherine said...

I just saw you won one of the five BBD give aways!! Lucky girl - congrats!

Ranae said...

The WIP is looking awesome.
Congrats!! I just seen you won the BBD, you lucky Duck. With all the school work you deserve it.

Glenna said...

Definitely a snowglobe. Woo hoo--did you know you won Barb and Alma's giveaway!? Congratulations! I'm so envious, but never fear--I'm going to get my hands on one by buying it! I'm glad your V-day was great.

Kim B said...

I'm over the snow!! Wake me when it's spring!

Love that new stash! And those scissors...droooooool!

Berit said...

Love it all! I hadn't seen that SP; I only recently discovered her with Jenny Bean's Christmas sampler, which I ordered back in December, and have had since then. Still waiting on my linen from another source...any day now!

What Beautiful Scissors! I can't wear red, but there are a few shades that really push all the right buttons, and that's one of them. ;)

Beautiful stitching!

Anonymous said...

Hey Cari!

Your Valentine's Day sounded like fun! So glad you had a relaxing kind of day!

Your Yellow House Sampler looks good! And congratulations on your win over at the Blackbird blog!

Robin

Terri(TerriBoog) said...

The snow you've gotten has been just unbelievable! I'm complaining that we didn't get enough snow - I want to complain, too!

Hey GF, congrats on winning the BBD giveaway! I'm thrilled for yoU!

Love your Yellow House progress. I have a story to post about Deb and her sampler; hopefully tomorrow...

Brigitte said...

The Yellow House is looking so great. And you've got some nice new stash from Shakespeare's Peddler. Their kit of the month program is very enabling, isn't it? Lol.

Lois said...

Sounds like a lovely Valentine's Day Cari! Your Yellow is looking good and that is nice stash from Shakespeare's Peddler.

Siobhan said...

Hey Cari! Congrats on winning the BBD giveaway--I'm assuming that Cari in VA is you, unless there are two Caris in VA. ;) Anyhoo, great now pic! Your Valentine's Day sounds like it was fantastic. I haven't been to see a movie with DH in eons. I took my twins to see The Wolfman last night. It was good but not amazing. They liked it, so that was good. Leap Year, btw, was filmed in the next county over from us--about an hour away. I hear the accents are a joke (so sayeth Irish news people) but I'm sure the scenery is wonderful. Love the stitching! Great stash enhancement, too. :)

The Scarlett House said...

Hi Cari, I hope you'll start seeing the last of the white stuff soon. I hate to tell you this, but I've planting petunias and working in my garden this week.
Glad to hear that you had a lovely Valentine's Day. Looking forward to seeing more of your Yellow House.
Woohoo for you, so glad to see that you won the BB goodies!

Hazel said...

You have a gorgeous blog! I love all your sampler wips esp the pink one. Lots of snow! Humph! I'm very fed up of snow. We had a lot here in the last couple of months. x

Susimac said...

Yep like you I am heartily sick of the snow I looooong for some sunshine and warmer weather - we have snow falling AGAIN as I type this

Michelle said...

All that snow sounds and looks wonderful! I wish I could exchange some of our heat for your cold!

Your stitching looks lovely - the scissors is beautiful!

Snip said...

Congrats on your progress on this design!