This week was my turn to be on-call for work, as usual this mean little sleep and a lot of stress. More doctors appointments, more stress. One saving grace was my postage stamp front yard showing its best colors for spring. This year, I added a few more perennials (pincushions, plox, sulfur cosmos that will bloom throughout the summer season, unlike the lilies, irises and daylilies that will show their splendor only for a few weeks a year.
The hubby and I have been busy clearing up all the leftover mess from rebuilding our deck. The back patio is ready for us to enjoy some nice weather. After such a rainy week, the sunshine this weekend felt wonderful.
It was also a week of celebration, 500+ readers that take the time to follow my ramblings. Thank you. Five for 500 started with those four giveaways:
- the book "Small Stash Sewing" and a sewing kit HERE (ends May 23rd)
- a pattern from Craftaholic Anonymous' Etsy store HERE (ends May 24th)
- a bracelet and matching earrings from Kitty Cats and Airplanes HERE (ends May 25th)
- a $25 store credit to Flamingo Toes' Etsy store HERE (ends May 26th)
The 5th giveaway will be published tomorrow :) if you are wondering about the weird schedule... it's because we will be out of town next weekend.
The crafting highlights of the week : Amie and I had another crafty play date (more to come on that soon) and I finished another Layla handbag, this one for my little sister, in her favorite colors.
Funny how we get along so great and still have such different tastes ...
I almost forgot ... more flowers