Wednesday, December 24, 2008

December 24

It's 24 th December.

That means yesterday was our 41st Wedding Anniversary.....and we were so busy it was 10.30 am even before I remembered. I don't know if the other half would have remembered it all if I hadn't mentioned it. ( it often happens because of the busy time of year ) We got 35 mls of rain overnight , so gratefully received here....... also means I got the day inside! Of course I've been cleaning..... But this afternoon I sat and sewed bindings on the last 4 letters of my Happy Christmas banner. I hope to do the hand sewing on them tonight. I strung the finished ones up already to see how they look.The tree got decorated and we have had the lights on a couple of evenings.

Lovely things.

* my friend Sheila found me some tiny craft pegs I had been looking for and came around really early today so I could use them to hang my letters.

*Younger Son ( in UK ) remembered us and sent me a lovely voucher for patchwork goodies and DH a voucher for a meal at his favourite restaurant ( that means I get to go too! )

* Lovely letters and cards from friends and family.

* I have been enjoying your beautiful Christmas blogs.

* the 1st Pohutkawa tree has faded with the rain BUT the second big one is now out!

*Altho friends asked us out tonight we are staying in cause the roads are just too silly and I can't have anything to drink if I'm the driver. ( we have plenty to do here anyway )
* Thanks to all you dear people who reply personally to comments I leave - I really don't expect you to do that.

FINALLY I do hope you are all enjoying the Festive Season.



Shirley Goodwin said...

Oh well done for being married that long. Have a wonderful Christmas Ali.

Françoise said...

Happy anniversary!
And Merry Christmas to you!

Isabelle said...

Happy Anniversary and Happy Christmas - love the banner!

loulee1 said...

Happy Anniversary and Merry Christmas.

paula, the quilter said...

41 years, wow! Happy Anniversary, Ali and have a Merry Christmas too.

andsewitis Holly said...

Happy Anniversary and I hope your Christmas is all you ever dreamed of. I love how your letters turned out. Clever you.

Leanne said...

41 years - wow that is an achievement these days- but I bet it goes fast!

Have a lovely Christmas day, must be hard when the kids have left the nest and living over seas. I'll hug mine tight knowing it is coming all too soon.

Enjoy your meal from your garden!

Love Leanne XX

julieQ said...

Merry, merry Christmas! Love your banner and a voucher to the quilt shop is nothing but good.

Sooziii said...

Happy anniversary and Merry Christmas to you both!

Guðrún said...

Merry Christmas.

Shasta said...

Happy Anniversary and Merry Christmas.

jom makan said...

Happy anniversary...happy new year to....hope u happy ever after...can u be my friends