Saturday, December 19, 2009


Oh, wow. I haven't written a post in for-ev-er...and I feel like a loser. Well, only KIND OF like a loser. A little bit...

I mean, seriously - it's been so C-R-A-Z-Y busy. I can't even begin to tell you.

But, I'll try.

First, we went on a road trip to Colorado for some meeting and to see the fam. Fun times, I tell you. FUN times. :)

I have lotsa pictures - none of which I have prepared to share. Because I

Anyway - THEN, we got stuck in a blizzard on my birthday. So, I call it the Birthday Blizzard of '09. Pretty Snazzy, huh? So, the Hubs, Josefine and I stayed at a hotel on my birthday...with an indoor waterpark, which happened to be closed down because of the fa-reezing water temps. Se, we just hung out in the hotel pool, which was awesome enough, for sure. Josefine had the time of her life...I swear...this girl is a fish!

And, we finally got home last Thursday. And EvErY night (and day) since...has been BUSY. The night we got back, I had a party...Friday, Jim took me out *sigh*, Saturday we had one amazing Sunday School Christmas party with a fabulous (and hilarious) White Elephant Gift Exchage. Sunday - church, of course. Monday - a visit with our Germany-Bound friends. Tuesday was a Sign Language Class and Test, which I don't even think I've mentioned to you that I've recently taken up (and fallen in love with) Sign Language. Holy Cow...I totally don't need to bore you with my EVERY day of the WEEK busy-ness. BUT, it's just a little taste of how busy it's been.

Today, I had a wedding shoot. Beautiful and busy day for sure...I always adore weddings. I never cease to shed at least one tear out of happiness for the lovely couple. And here, I'm supposed to be taking pictures! Anyway - I've got tons of photos to update my photography blog with, too. See what I mean? Is your head spinning with MY schedule yet? I wouldn't be surprised. Mine is. ;)

And here, I've titled my post "Stockings." Oh, rabbit trail.

This is one thing that I've been spending all of my free time on...stockings! :) I have to make mine yet, but I was too excited not to show you Jim's and Josefine's! :)

This is where I got the pattern!

Picnik collage


sara said...

those stockings are beautiful!!!! You did such a great job on them!

Merry Christmas and I home things slow down enough for you to have some sweet family time this week!

Chel's Leaving a Legacy said...

Oh I am SO loving the stockings! I love anything quilted, and you did a fantastic job on those!

And I know we haven't gotten to know each other that much, but I have to tell you that I really enjoy your photography. It truly inspires me to be more creative with my camera!

I totally get the busy thing. Hope things can slow down just a bit this week so you can enjoy the season. Merry Christmas!

Carrie said...

Those stockings are beautifully sewn - I love them!!! :)

He & Me + 3 said...

They turned out fabulous. I love them. Great job. Glad you are checking in.
Have a blessed Christmas!
Even though it snowed it sounds like a nice birthday. Happy Late Bday!
A wedding shoot? Awesome!

melissa.a.brown said...

Hope your Christmas is well!
Oh! And I Love that picture of you and your family! Jesus made your family so beautiful!!!

Cathy said...

Totally cute stockings. I hope you had a lovely Christmas.

Lenae said...

I'm a little late commenting on this, but can I claim the busy factor too? First off, those stockings?! Suh-weet! I love them. You are one crafty lady.

And wow, your schedule sounds packed! I think it's awesome that you're doing sign language classes. There are several people in my church who know sign language and I just love to watch them. Bummer about the Birthday Blizzard! I got all excited when you mentioned the indoor waterpark and then felt sad again when I continued reading and saw that it was closed. At least you had your hubs and sweet daughter to celebrate with, right?

Hope you had a fabulous Christmas and New Year's, despite all the pandemonium!

Terrace Crawford said...

Just ran across your blog today. Thought I'd say hello!

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