Thank you all for the great comments about my handmade gifts.  I had a lot of fun making them – I really did.  But… (you knew that was coming) I think I overdid it again.  Too many big ideas and not much time left me and Fatty wrapping ALL the presents Christmas Eve afternoon.  I had just enough time when I was finished to take a shower and get myself to 5:30 mass.  Thank goodness my mom was here and took over cooking duty.  And Georgia got my kids dressed for church.  Christmas Day was relaxing, but we were up early and off to the airport on the morning of the 26th.  Some of the gifts I had really wanted to make got cut off the list, too.  The Christmas cards never got sent.  I did not make anything for the girls or Fatty and although no one was the wiser, it made me a bit sad.  On that note, I am going to really try not to over commit myself this year.  I am going to practice saying no.

On to the drawing…
First, though, I loved getting comments from some new people.  It is always fun to discover new blogs.  It amazes me the amount of talent out there.  You all are great! OK, then…


I wrote all the names on little pink circles, folded them up and had Jane draw a name.  So, without further ado, the winner is….


Robyn!  I have fabrics all picked out and will get to sewing a new apron for you.

The girls and I all have double ear infections plus a sinus infection for me and something near to pneumonia for Jane.  The house is a disaster because we left it that way when we went on vacation.  The Christmas decorations need to come down and I need some serious rest.  I also need to get organized in a big way.  So, you won’t be seeing much of me for the rest of the week, but I will be back soon.  Probably sooner than I think.

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