On Saturday I had nothing that I had to do. None of our kids were at our house. I woke up and for the most part it felt like Saturdays of my past…a whole do to do my choosing. I can’t tell you the last day I had like that. It felt like a luxury.
There was an auction I could go to….there was a house I could clean…there was yard work I could do…there were blog posts I could write. But what did I do? I called Kelli and asked if she had some bottles Kalissa could try out with Gannon and she did. I new before Georgia was born, she would go to garage sales and buy bottles in new packaging just in case Georgia hated the bottles she had. Well Georgia never used the bottles so I thought I could get the bottle from Kelli and Gannon could try them out.
West Union is the closest place to meet…and the Backstitch in Elkader is only a little further down the road. If you don’t know, the Backstitch is a cross stitch and quilt shop in Elkader. I was on a mission to get a few threads so I could start one of the projects that I had bought when we went to Osage a few weeks ago. Kelli was looking for thread too. You might remember she bought cloth in Osage at the Stitchery Nock…now she needed thread.
I’ve seen lots of Kelli as she’s been such a help with covering childcare so I can take Kramer to his cancer treatments. But most of the time, she’s been here..I’ve been gone. We needed a fun day…and we got it.
This piece is so tempting. I’ve seen it online. To see it in person is even better. WOW. I was so tempted but I didn’t get it. I have enough to stitch.
Kelli loved these but she resisted temptation too.
The Tom Turkey Sampler was one I liked and I have it on my list to possibly get but I’m holding myself to finishing something before I buy something.
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