Thursday, September 6, 2007


I'm learning how to add live buttons! Check'em out! It only took me an hour each! :-) I have several more to add but I'm shutting it down for tonight.

Am I still a newbie???!!!


1. Are you religious? I consider myself spiritual.

2. How long have you been knitting? Would you consider yourself a Beginner, Intermediate or Advanced? Just came back to knitting a couple of years ago. Advanced Beginner

3. Do you have any other hobbies besides knitting? Reading, 'Net surfing :-), Music

4. Favorite color(s)? jewel tones: red, purple, royal blue, hot turquoise, kelly green, black. I love variegated yarn!! No orange, yellow, brown, pastels.

5. Do you collect anything? kokopelli, books, music, yarn

6. Are you allergic to any fibers or animals? no

7. Do you have any pets? no

8. Coffee, Tea, or Hot Chocolate? Tea! I drink a lot of herbal and different flavored green teas...DECAF please. No chamomille...just can't take the smell. I've been trying different white teas, but decaf is hard to fine. I've tried rooibois red tea, but don't like it.

9. Cookies or Sweets? I love both. But I am ALLERGIC TO WHEAT AND STRAWBERRY. So my snacks have to be GLUTEN FREE. Not crazy about nuts in things. Love chocolate anything!

10. Do you knit socks? Not yet.

11. If not socks then what? (tell us about your favorite knits) scarves, baby blankets, afghans, shawls, things I can design as I go.

12. Do you put up a Christmas tree? If not then what do you do? Used to. Now I usually have a bunch of poinsettia plants around.

13. Favorite holiday treats? Chocolate Rum Balls, :-) Pies! (used to be)

14. Favorite holiday smells? pine, food cooking

15. Do you celebrate Christmas in a traditional or unconventional way? Please elaborate. Very traditional Christmas growing up and when my son was young. Not as much celebration these times.

16. What are your favorite holiday traditions? Turkey with all the fixins including fresh green beans with melted butter,

17. Finish the sentence: “For me Christmas is all about....” Giving.

18. If you were a Christmas ornament you would be…….? A shining star.

19. What was your favorite gift you've ever received? Or given? The ones that come quickly to mind are when I used to save my money as a kid and buy gifts for my family. I would really have to sacrifice to get nice things for them. I remember getting my mother a hair dryer which she wanted and couldn't afford.

Also when my son was young and Legos came into being, I used to buy him a big set and a little one every year. He loved those things!!

He and I have a tradition which he started when he was young. He buys me a calendar every year. Beautiful color photos of something he knows I would ilke. A few years ago, I started getting him one every year too. For the past 3 years, he has had one created with photos he has taken on his travels.

20. When do you start your Christmas? I'm a late bird.

21. Do you send Christmas cards? Do you make them or buy them? ecards

22. What is your favorite Christmas dish? Fresh homemade cranberry sauce.

23. Carolers are at your door. What do you do? Join in! Request my favorite: The Little Drummer Boy.

24. When do you open presents? Christmas eve or Christmas morning? Morning

25. Do you celebrate with family or friends or both? Now it's friends unless my son comes to visit.

Monday, September 3, 2007

I just entered a contest!

During my afternoon surfing, I found a contest to enter. It's at Tea Time Ramblings. Hurry up if you want to enter!

Sunday, September 2, 2007

This is hard stuff!!!

You Passed 8th Grade Math

Congratulations, you got 8/10 correct!

Is this really me???

Your Birthdate: January 23

You're not good at any one thing, and that's the problem.
You're good at so much - you never know what to do.
Change is in your blood, and you don't stick to much for long.
You are destined for a life of travel and fun.

Your strength: Your likeability

Your weakness: You never feel satisfied

Your power color: Bright yellow

Your power symbol: Asterisk

Your power month: May


Can you believe it's September already???!!! It's just not fair that time goes faster the older you get!! I'm supposed to be able to enjoy it!! But whoosh!! There it goes! Are there any weekends any more??!!

Oh well...just a post to let ya know that I was a good swap partner and left comments for both my partners on their blogs letting them know that I was thinking of them and working on getting their goodies!!