Tuesday, December 19, 2017


This past week has been very productive!  I did a batch of tamales (beef), where we yielded over 8 dozen.  We even had some and they are delicious!  I am deep in the throngs of cookie making, I am considering even cutting some extra batches I was planning to make because I am running out of room!  I have the first round of tins and trays that go out for co-workers on Thursday, so that should help with room.  The second round is for family and will go out Christmas Eve or Christmas Day.  I might even make a tray for my brother's co-workers when they go back after the new year, to help get them out of my house!

On the sewing front I finished my niece's Christmas present!  It is goal #22 on my Finish-A-Long list for Q4.  I love the texture of how it turned out, and my husband was raving about it.  Little does he know that one has been made for him yet (shhh, do not tell him, I'll share more on Christmas).

I also finished a stitch and flip wreath, and one more is almost done.

M goals for this week include make three more stitch and flip wreaths (Christmas presents to the women in the family).  Below are the fabric combinations that I will be using.  They are quick to make once you figure out the process.  I think the second one took me about 3-4 hours to make, and that includes the hand stitching that I performed.

In addition to finishing the stitch and flip wreaths I will be finishing all of the cookie baking and treat making, and tamales will be finished before Christmas.  Then I can relax, and Christmas Eve after we play in church we are going to enjoy something hot and watching Home Alone, a wonderful tradition we have together (my husband and I).

Happy Holidays to all, wishing you blessings as we enter the new year.  Next week will be a lot of goal posts and updates to the blog, so be on the lookout for that.  I'm excited for next year, and to kick it off right I will be have a sewing weekend to bring in the new year!  I am looking forward to it, hopefully I will be finished with my OMG.

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  1. I am amazed at your wreaths. I made one and said never again. LOL I liked it, but didn't like the process. They are beautiful.

  2. Very nice finish! Congrats! On behalf of the FAL hosts, thank you for joining us!