7:32am...I've decided that if I don't hear something soon...I will have developed an ulcer.
7:39am...Calvin just sent me a text....Layoffs are not happening TODAY. Tomorrow maybe? Who knows. This is ridiculous. They told everyone that it was going to be today. I think I just had my first Anxiety Attack....
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In the meantime...Thank Goodness for Amber to keep me distracted this morning. Do you know what a great friend we have in Amber? She's so supportive and helpful. I just love her! This week she wants to know about my Hobbies.
What are your hobbies? What do you wish that you knew how to do?
What a great topic Amber because I've been working on an idea all weekend that will hopefully ease the burden should we become unemployed. Unfortunately...I'm not ready to unveil my idea but I will soon have an ESTY store open for the big reveal! P.S. my idea was inspired by another fav bloggy friend Manic Mother. We are two crafting peas in a pod who LOVE Martha Stewart.
I know, I know. Many people don't like Martha. I get it. She's not everyone's cup of tea but I love her, her show and her books and magazines. It's my dream to be in the audience of one of her shows. I've been a fan for a very long time....since back in the old days when I lived on a 600 acre ranch and my water well broke right after I planted my garden and I said to myself...What Would Martha Do and I decided that she wouldn't let the garden die!! She would get a 5 gallon bucket and shlep the water to the garden from the stock tank 20 yards away. And that's what I did....for 6 weeks!
I think I have a lot of the same Hobbies that Martha has. I consider Cooking and Baking a hobby because I'm always trying to make new things, trying new ingredients and improve my skills. In some ways, planning my tea parties is a hobby too.
As for crafting...I taught myself to Cross Stitch when I was 12 but I haven't done that in years because I moved on to hand quilting. I love designing a quilt in my head, putting it on paper and then sewing each and every piece of fabric together by hand. I have made several quilts...for my children and for family members. I also love stamping...and making cards. I can't wait to tell you about my new project! I think my husband would say that Planning for Christmas is also my hobby. I just love Christmas!
Also things I consider hobbies...watching TV and movies. I'm a huge Movie Buff and love going to the movies. I have an addiction (that I'm currently seeking treatment for) to Magazines and I love sitting down with a glass of wine and reading.
Things that I wish I could do....Knit. I've always wanted to and once things settle down around here...I want to learn.
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Something really exciting happened last week! You all know how stressed I've been and these TWO things brought such joy to my frazzled mind and actually made me smile and jump up and down. I won TWO giveaways! The first one was from my friend Raising Z. I won a gift card to Amazon in her very first giveaway.
The second....I still can't believe it. I won a $200 gift card to HomeGoods from The Inspired Room to redo my bedroom. Remember when I posted pictures of my horribly cluttered love shack? CLICK HERE. Well...Melissa was