Wednesday, November 19, 2014

Around the House

Cold weather has caused me to do a little more hand work this week. I am making good progress on the  wedding sampler I am doing for my nephew, Jeff and his fiance, Sarah.

I am using a new type of variegated thread on this sampler and I really like the effect. The linen has a tea stained look so I think the sampler will turn out looking like an antique.  I will include their monograms and the year of their marriage, 2015!

I have received three pretty Thanksgiving cards from my friends, Gina, Linda and Deborah. I display them on the buffet in the dining room. From the clock you can see I took this picture at seven am! This is the week the children arrive early so I have to take them to school. It just might be a MacDonalds coffee morning today!! There is a MacDonalds on our route to school. I have been wanting to try the new White Mocha Hot Chocolate. It warms me up just thinking of it!!

Today is supposed to be a bit warmer so I have some errands to run! I am looking forward to the weekend's warmer temps even if it does come with rain. This girl was not made for cold weather!!


Anonymous said...

I love the sampler. What a treasured gift for the newlyweds next year.

Thanks for the get well wishes.

Stay warm today.

Tori Leslie said...

Love the sampler, always wanted to do one of those but I need instant gratification. How nice to have such thoughtful friends.

Arlene Grimm said...

Thanks for dropping by on such a cold day Ladies! Wish we could sit and have a cup of hot spiced tea together. The cold weather makes me long for hot beverages.

Terri D said...

Yum - let us know how that McDonald's hot chocolate drink was, and please make sure we get to see the finished sampler!!

Anonymous said...

Hello Arlene! Happy Wednesday to you! I've never had a McDonald's coffee either regular or flavored. It hasn't been too cold here but I am certainly looking forward to the NC warmer weather.

~Lavender Dreamer~ said...

What beautiful stitching. I usually start crocheting some in the winter months. Love your pretty cards, too! Stay warm! Hugs, Diane

Arlene Grimm said...

I will be posting a picture of my finished sampler. I hope to get it done soon as my new framer is not exactly Speedy Gonzalez!! Oh Gina, you must try MacDonald's is my favorite. I like a milder roast of coffee. And Terri, when I get some of that chocolate mocha I will post a review. Diane, winter is the perfect time to catch up on stitiching of all kinds.