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Wednesday, December 28, 2011

All Good Things Come to Those Who Wait.

I hope everyone has had a lovely Christmas and are not too full of Christmas 'Pud'. I had a very nice family time and loved seeing my 'little boys' enjoying the day. I love this photo of the two of them having a chat on my front verandah.
"So what did you think about this Santa guy leaving you all those pressies?"
Kicking back enjoying some apple on their new camping chairs.
Now I want all sorts of 'fairy claps' for delaying gratification. Way back in July I took part in a special friends swap for a Stocking and my partner was the gorgeous MELODY. I recieved the most beautiful stocking from Melody featuring one of my favourites - a snowman. The work on it is exquisite and I loved hanging it up this Christmas. Melody popped some gifts inside with the express instructions that I was not to open them until Christmas day....and I didn't!!! Yes thankyou I can hear the claps...taking my bows now.

My Beautiful Stocking
Gifts left uninterferred with 'til the special day
Aren't I lucky?? Yum!
When I opened my beautifully wrapped  gifts I had gorgeous fabrics, thread and a Gail Pan pattern and also the cutest snowman pencil....I know it will give me lots of inspiration for more 'frosty fellows'. Thank you my lovely friend I love it all and I am glad I was very good and waited even though it drove me crazy. LOL!
My Mum is visiting me for a while so I may be a bit here and there with my posts so you know what I am up to if I go misssing.
My eldest Grandson enjoying a story with his Great GranNan (my Mum)
Blessings Michelle xx

12 comments:

  1. what a beautiful stocking, Melody is such a talented and thoughtful crafter!
    Lovely pic of your mum and grandie.

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  2. It is just the best to spend time with family, especially at Christmas.
    How nice to have your little gransons and Mum there. Enjoy!!!

    Beautiful Stocking and gifts from Melody.

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  3. family is just the best Michelle and gee i love that stocking,Mel is so clever.I am impressed you held back,lol.xx

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  4. Looks like a great Christmas, Michelle. Clearly good things comr to those who wait!

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  5. Hi Michelle.. looks like a lovely Christmas and the picture of the two boys is lovely as is the one of your mum and grandieboy.
    Melody's stocking is beautiful... and super duper pressies inside...
    Hugz

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  6. Well You were Very Good hey...Beautiful Stocking and Gifties..Your Little Ones are too Cute..
    Enjoy your Mum while she is staying.
    cheers
    xx

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  7. Gorgeous stocking made by Melody with lovely gifts inside , she is such a talented lady ! Your grandchildren are too cute and I love the picture with your Mom and her great grandson , that is priceless.

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  8. The stocking is very beautiful and lovely gifts inside. The photos of your grandsons are lovely too and how wonderful to have all the generations together!

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  9. Hi Michelle. Glad you had a great Christmas. That stocking is just beautiful. What a wonderful present. Take care. Liz...

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  10. What beautiful children. Oh boy you received some wonderful gifts. Hope you are making lovely memories with your mom.
    Hugs
    donna

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  11. So glad you had a lovely Christmas. Wishing you every happiness in 2012

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  12. The little snowy is very cute on the gorgeous stocking - hope he helped you stay cool.
    Love the little gifties that were lurking inside sure to inspire more beautiful work from you.

    Enjoy the family visits.

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