Friday, 17 December 2010

Fabulous Friday ..........

It feels like I haven't been here much lately......... so heres a bit of a catchup on the last couple of weeks.  My SSCS gift arrived with Cardygirl/Alison earlier in the month.  Here is a pic of the ornie I finished up for her. 
In breaking news my own SSCS gift from Maricarmen arrived in this mornings mail all the way from Argentina.  Excitement plus in my house right now!  However my camera battery is dead, so I will take some pics tonight when I get home from work.  My ornament is so cute and is on the tree already.  Thank you Maricarmen, I can't wait till Christmas Day now!  Thanks again Chookyblue for organising this brilliant swap!
And I also forgot to show a pic of my 6 Things swap which was sent off to the land of Oz.  This was the swap organised by Maree.

And then there was Queenstown.  We had a wonderful weekend with good friends who also have two girls the same age as ours.  Lots of boating and swimming, too much eating, but most of all lots of relaxing.  This is the view from the beautiful house we stayed in looking towards the town.

Down at the lake shore - yes, it was as cold as it looks in that water!
Hubbie about to take off on the "Mojo" behind the boat..... 
.........and still on after several circuits.  The general consensus was that the water was far too cold for skiing.
(Thanks A & S for a wonderful weekend)

Tonight is Friday Night Sew-In, and I've missed the last couple, so I'm really looking forward to this one.  I think I will get some more done on my Stiching Round the Block for Leanne and Raewyn.  Leannes is almost done, and Raewyns piece has arrived from Leanne late last week.  Why not head on over to Heidi's and sign up for some sewing time tonight??

I hope you've had a great week and that your Christmas plans are coming together for you. Thanks so much for stopping by today - I'll be back tomorrow with some FNSI progress and some pics of my SSCS parcel and ornie.

                                         Have a great day............Nicky


suzitee said...

What a busy and exciting time of year for you Nicky...all those parcels coming and going!
That water really does look chilly...but so much fun...glad you had a great time. Christmas preparations are going along quite well here...almost completed the shopping, but my cards MUST go out today (wish me luck LOL).

Annie said...

Your ornament is so cute!

Looks so beautiful by the lake. That sounds like a fun outing.

Grethe said...

Love the look of your parcels there with the ric-rac tied around them. Nice pictures,wish I was there! A lot warmer than up here north:-)
Happy pre-Christmas time to you at the farm.

Bev C said...

Hello Nicky,

Love the little ornament, and those presents all wrapped in ric-rac look so inviting.
Happy days.

Sally said...

A gorgeous ornament. Love your photos.

Cardygirl said...

The ornament is much loved & looks great at my place!

Siobhan said...

What a gorgeous ornament!

I loved the photos--I'm so glad that you had such a good holiday!

Anonymous said...

I totally love your ornament... maybe I need to get Chooky to rig it for next year so I get you! ;)

Pointed Stitcher said...

Beautiful ornament that you made!!

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