Thursday, December 1, 2011

Giveaway...And Other Stuff I've Been Up To!

          I saw this framed print and started giggling. It made me think about how comfortable I've gotten on my computer...especially considering kidding...less than three years ago I was completely computer illiterate! I didn't know anything about the computer, and I didn't 'want' to know anything about the computer!!  
     If it hadn't been for my need to sell my crochet items in a venue that I could manage...and some girlfriends who meticulously de-mystified the computer for me...I would still be in the And I'd probably be up to my neck in crocheted items!!
      Well.....I'm still up to my neck in crocheted items! ^_^ But at least now I'm hopeful that they'll be going to other people's homes soon!....PLEASE!!!! LOL
    Before I show you what crochet items I've been working on the last couple of days, let me tell you who won the December 1, 2011 Giveaway...Today!...
            It's Cindy...of CinLynn Boutique's Blogspot....Congratulations Cindy!! :-) Just let me know what color you want, and I'll get it in the mail for you right away!!...The new Giveaway, which will be drawn on December 15, 2011, is this small headband...
     You can find more photos of it, along with rules to enter, HERE. :-)
     Okay....I don't know if any of you have seen it, but I did a headband in a soft blue color and put it in the shop yesterday...
        I liked the color, and the softness, of the yarn so much that I decided to make a scarf...a new designed scarf!...with the same yarn!...
        It's the same yarn, but I did two different patterning styles all the way down...every four inches. One section is my normal scarf pattern, but the other is the headband pattern. I really like it!...Hubby?...Not so much. But that's alright. He's entitled! ^_^ Plus...he's not the one who would be wearing it! ^_^ ...As you can see, his lack of enthusiasm about it didn't stop me from making it!
       Then this morning, to finish up some more of my extra yarn, I made two new flowers!...Yes! I'm still making them! LOL...
     The brown one is probably gonna go on a headband, or I'll slip it into a package as a free gift for a customer. The one with the heart-shaped button is for a gift box. I put ribbon loops on the back so that it can be secured to the top of a gift for someone you love. :-) That's why I used the flowery heart button.
      In other news, I'm not sure if hubby and I will have a 'Date Night' this week. There's something 'wonky' going on at his job...I'll tell you about it, I think we just need to stay at home and relax this weekend!...Maybe we'll update our 'couples blog' though. We didn't do it last weekend, so we're behind a week...That'll be sorta like a date, right?!  Just letting love fill up the empty spaces. ^_^ 
    I've got some studying to finish today, for my meeting tonight. And then maybe it'll be back to the headbands! Or...who knows!! LOL...What are you all working on?! Share, will ya! :-]

 Love Fills The Holes

Isn't  it wondrous,
this life that we live,
the holes we fill up
from the love that we give?

Even the hard times
make wonders abound,
because of the memories
of times safe and sound.

The good times, they come,
they fill us, they flow
and leave behind a smile,
like the hard rain's  rainbow.

So, its the love that keeps growing,
that adds wonder to life;
because no matter how peaceful,
or how full of strife,

Isn't  it wondrous,
this life that we live!
Cherish it always-
for the holes it will fill.    


  1. Yay!!! I won!!! Sorry...I don't remember the color choices though. Could you update me on that?

    Also....I LOVE the new scarf! I love that color blue anyway, but the two patterns really make it unique. (sorry loose this time. Teehee!)

    I'm going to the Dr. today. Getting my eye looked at. Much better, but still red and watery. I need to be sure I'm not contagious!

    Have a great day my friend! And a great meeting too!

  2. Deb I like the way your new scarf looks. Love the colors of the new flowers. Cinlynn congrats on winning!!!! Great poem today.Please enter me for your next giveaway. Have a Great Day!!!!!!!!

  3. By the way....ENTER ME! My granddaughter would look so cute in one of those!

  4. aahh loving that scarf its gorgeous and so are your new flowers ;-)) Its great that you can use the computer it really does open up the whole world to us ;-)) And i think you know your way around it better than me. Have a lovely weekend, dee x

  5. CinLynn, Hello! Yes! You won!! :-) And the color choices are gray and pink. I think I know which one you're gonna choose too! ^_^ ... Thank you for the nice words on the scarf too!...Now, about the eyes, I didn't know your eyes were still giving you a problem!! :-( I hope the doctor has something good to say to you about how to take care of them!...And you have a good meeting tonight too!

  6. SnowflakeDreams1, Thanks for the thumbs up on the scarf, the poem, and the new flowers Velma! :-) And I'll be entering you as the first one in the new Giveaway!...By the way, did you get my email the other day?!

  7. CinLynn, I think your granddaughter 'would' look cute in one of my headbands!! :-] I'm entering you 'lickety-split'!

  8. delia, Awww! Thanks, Dee! I'm glad you like my latest crochet madness! :-)) And yes! I'm very thankful to be able to know my way around the computer as well as I do now. But I'm by no means as savvy as I'd like to be! I have fears about venturing beyond my comfort zone. Maybe I'll get more adventurous later! ^_^Thanks for the nice comment. And have a good weekend too! :-)

  9. Hello,

    Congrats to Cindy.
    A new giveaway? Count me in, please!

    Hope your week are going fine.

  10. Priscila, Hello there! :-) Yes, a new one! I'm putting your name in right now!...Have a good weekend!

  11. Anonymous12/01/2011

    my husband laughs at me because when he gifted me my first lap top three years ago, i said i couldnt think of a need for one and now i am almost nevr without it.

  12. Congrats on the win Cindy :)

    I love that heart button. It looks so pretty. The blue for the headband & scarf is such a lovely shade.

  13. Kamana, Ha! Ha! It's amazing how fast you get acclimated, isn't it?! ^_^ ...Thanks for sharing!

  14. Jo-anne, Hi Jo! Yes, I like that button too! It's one of my vintage ones. I'm sure I'm gonna be out of vintage buttons one day, and I'm not gonna know what to do with myself!! LOL...Thanks about the scarf color too. I agree. Such a pretty shade. :-)


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