Thank you to the many people, world wide, who took time from their busy lives to send me emails, messages and phone calls offering support during what quite possibly has been a horrible horrible time for my family.
I really appreciate each and every message and prayer that you sent and have passed them on to my little Sis and her family.
Your positive vibes and prayers have helped I'm sure.
My sweet nephew is on the slow road to recovery - children are so resilient and I'm sure in a few weeks time we will be blessed with a happy bouncy toddler again.
I am thankful for the surgeons who have repaired his sweet face as best they can.
I am thankful for my loving sister and her belief that all would be well.
I am thankful to my family for the love and support we offer one another.
I am thankful for my friends and the time they spared to offer their support.
I am thankful that I have the most amazing husband who takes control when I turn to jelly.
I am thankful for my guys who love me even tho I am as batty as a fruitcake.
I am thankful for my best friend because with out her I would have no one to keep me in check.
I am thankful - just thankful for all that I have been blessed with.
So my news on this fine and frosty Christmas Eve morning -
The Panto was such fun - the guys loved every second. It was truly amazing and we were fortunate enough to have snagged front row seats.
I took a ton of piccies and was mighty impressed with them as I have finally mastered ISO/white balance and aperture settings :D - I just need to start learning how to use CS3 now!
We were just about to leave the theatre to make our way home when I got hauled up by one of the theatre stewards - errr nowhere did it say in the theatre or programme that photography wasn't allowed - ah well at least I was allowed to keep these piccies.
I took this piccie as we walked to the theatre - I sorta felt mighty proud of myself as I had managed to be more organised this year and wasnt one of the last minute shoppers battling through the crowds in search of Christmas pressies.
We are ready for Christmas - the trees are up (we have 3!!! One in the main sitting room - one in the dinning room and one in my workshop!! - excessive I know - BUT I LOVE CHRISTMAS!!)
The logs are chopped and ready to feed the log burner for the next few days.
Pressies are all wrapped - I just can not wait for the guys to open their surprises!
They are crazy fools who spend so much time just being boys!
They plan and get up to so many antics - some of which I do not want to know about as I'm sure my heart couldn't take the shock!!
We are talking Jackass styley pranks and tricks!
Bobs is always asking me if he can borrow my camcorder - errr well he could if he wanted to use it sensibly - but trying to sellotape it to his head so he can film himself skateboarding isn't what I would consider to be sensible!
So Hubs has gone and bought the guys a camcorder each - my only fear is that I will spend far too many hours in the A&E department as a result of their latest crazy plan!
It really isn't a good idea to strap a chair to two skateboards and then attempt to roll down a hill is it????
Sheesh! No wonder I am going grey!!!!!!
My best buddie came over to take me out for the day yesterday and on a spur of the moment I treated myself to a Espresso machine!
I bought a ton of coffee in a variety of flavours - we have sampled Guatemala Elephant and yummmmmmy - so much nicer than your bog standard Nescafe - bleurgh!!!
If anyone is a "proper" coffee drinker and they read my witterings I would really appreciate some feedback as to which coffee you like.
So...best buddie came and went - I scrapped a little - wrapped a little - and chatted lots to my Sis last night - 4 hours of gas bagging to one another on the phone - I love my Sis - I really do.x.x.x.x.x
If over the Christmas period you fancy a little crafting time and need some inspiration then check out the 12 Days of Christmas over on Bad Girls - I posted the twelfth day - 12 Drummers Drummimg - OK so I know its not a drum - but its is circular shaped! Its a hatbox which I decorated using yummy Basic Grey - I am not a Basic Grey lover at all but Mellow just has to be on my list of fav papers of 2007 - what are your favourite lines from the past year? - do tell.
Pencil Lines will be updated over the holiday season too - with amazing sketches that are ideal for your Christmas piccies....I just love the LO I created for the sketch which goes live tonight....its already been given as a gift too!
So that's me done and dusted - its Christmas Eve - my 'puta gets turned off in approx 2 mins and I lock myself away in my cosy home to enjoy spending quality time with my beautiful family and I won't be venturing to the world wide web for a few days....so all I have left to say is...............