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Mysteries, polka dots, California Rolls, TJ Maxx, cozy blankets, rainy days and getting the first spoonful of peanut butter out of the jar make me smile. Spiders, rude people, cold fingers and toes, baby leashes, people that don't wrap their packages before going to the Post Office, poison ivy and Math (pretty much all of it) make me want to scream. My perfect day would be spent with my wonderful husband and sweet girls- watching movies in our jammies! Of course, having the movie theater to ourselves would be great, too. Please pass the popcorn and M&M's.:) I am saved by the grace of God. He is my constant companion and hears my every prayer. What a blessing! I'd love to hear from you! Lori at toosillysisters@cox.net

Thursday, January 7, 2010

Old Books, a new swap, fun winnings and MY WINNER!

Awesome APRIL is my big winner! Now she gets to have fun picking out fabrics and pom pom trim! April, you are awesome! I loved reading all the fun facts about you, Cutie!

I am having so much fun making my scarves! If you would like to try making some, check out Julie's blog!

If you would like a scarf, but don't have the time to make one, just let me know....

I would be happy to make one for you!

They will be $16 and that includes postage...

Just e-mail me! Lori toosillysisters@cox.net


Savoring... old books. Don't be afraid to re-read books from your younger days. Nancy Drew and I spent the last two evenings together by the fire. I wasn't sure if we still "clicked" as we are older now. I have to tell you that I loved our time together.:)


Just joined my first swap of the year! Won't you join me? $7 involving your favorite things!:)

I wanted to share two fabulous items that I won! This wonderful book from BeachBrights! Thanks again, Christy! This book has tons of great craft ideas with lovely pictures! Highly recommend it!

Just yesterday this incredible note card set arrived from Doodle Bugs! I won her giveaway!! Aren't they fun?! She has some for sale in her shop, too! Thanks, Sweets!


22 comments:

Lindsay-ann said...

Hi Lori
Congratulations to my dear friend April. I am thrilled she won your giveaway. It was great to read all her comments. She is going to be spoilt for choice choosing a fabric. They are all gorgeous, especially the birdie one.
Looks like you won some wonderful swap goodies to enjoy.
We have 8 inches of snow now and tonight the temperature could drop to minus 11 here. Crazy.
Lindsay
x

~The Robin's Nest~ said...

Look at you Miss Susie sewer! I love it!
You have some beautiful fabric there!

Congratulations to April-Even I came back and read all her cute comments! So fun!

I'm still so behind, I really shouldn't be on this computer... So off I go to get busy!
Have a great evening Sis!
Love,
Me.

April said...

Thank you a thousand times over, Lori! I had such a ball leaving you comments. Every time something would pop into my head, I'd type away! How will I ever be able to choose from all those gorgeous fabrics? Decisions, decisions!

Amy said...

FUN!! That crafty book you won looks so fun! And I'm just loving the fabric.

Fran. said...

HEY GIRL, isn't it awesome to get back into the mystery world of Nancy Drew!! It's been a long time since I did a swap, this one sounds kinda cool, getting something that is special to someone else would be great! Kinda like a sweet surprise in the mail! I haven't been on the computer lately, had the YUCKY flu!! But, I think I'm getting the mood for crafting,sewing,crocheting,reading(ND books!)and swaping and blogging. Glad to see your doing good Take care, XO Fran.

Ruby Red Slippers said...

Congrats to April! I just love that girl!
And those notecards for 2010 are too cute!

Kimberly said...

A big congrats to April! I love those fabrics too. Beautiful!

Elise said...

Fun, fun, fun stuff!! Fun fabrics, love that stuff!! Swaps...dare I go there?!?! :)
Elise

Jill said...

Happy Birthday to YOU! Happy Birthday to you!!! Happy Birthday dear friend!!! Happy Birthday to YOU!!!! I hope you have the most amazing day!!!- a little something is on it's way to you...sadly a bit late...it's NO fun having your house for sale!- just can't seem to keep everything "perfect" all the time! :)
Have a fabulous birthday week!
Many Blessings!
Jill

David & Blair said...

Thanks so much for joining my swap! I'm really excited about hosting my first one.

I love "meeting" new blogs! :) Thanks for sharing mine on yours.

email me you address and I'll send your swap partner the week of the 18th.

kblair.s.mcleod@gmail.com

April said...

Happy, Happy Birthday, Lori...we all think so much of you! Hope you're enjoying your special day! Big hugs!

Jenn@Spejory said...

I love all your fabrics!

I like to re-read books from my childhood, too. I started doing that when we began homeschooling the children.

Grammy Linda / Behind My Red Door said...

Happy Birthday Robin's little sister!! May it be the best one yet!!

Darlene said...

A little robin flew by and said it was your birthday!!!

Happy Birthday to you....
Happy Birthday toooo you....
Happy Birthday dear Lori...
HAPPY BIRTHDAY TOOOOO YOU!!!!!!

Hope you are enjoying it!♥

Donna @ Party Wishes said...

Happy Birthday Lori! Hope you are doing something for yourseld today!

XO
Donna

Jacquelynne said...

A little birdy (actually, it was a "Robin"- hint hint) mentioned that today (the 11th) is your birthday. Happy Birthday!

~The Robin's Nest~ said...

Just popped in to say HAPPY BIRTHDAY TO YOU!!! AND, where have you been all day? You better be blogging about it birthday girl. It's so nice to see you catching up to me in age!

Love you!
Me.

aforestfrolic said...

HAPPY BIRTHDAY MY DEAR FRIEND! Hope you got into something fun today ;)

Jamie :)

michele said...

Makes me want to get a Nancy Drew or Trixie Beldon book out! Cute blog!

peaceliving said...

I love the idea of rereading Nancy Drew! She was one of my favorites as a kid, too!

Doodle Bugs Paper said...

thank you!! and sounds like you had a great birthday!!!

Doodle Bugs Paper said...

thank you!! and sounds like you had a great birthday!!!