Friday, November 28, 2008

The Day After

So whatcha up to bloggy peeps? Are you out getting those Black Friday deals? I'm dying to know, since you couldn't pay me to go out in the crowds. Thanksgiving was over in the blink of an eye and I even got to bed early and slept like a log. A LOG PEOPLE, A LOG FULL OF TURKEY!!! Frankie and I were up at 5 am though watching the news. Lots of people buying big TV's !!!
Much to my own disappointment, the Pixie's didn't come clean the remainder of the kitchen, so I will work on that today. Pots and pans. They're the worst. Frankie already hit the road and was back in her town shortly after 9am, the traffic so light. Bret is off to work, although he's feeling tempted by electronic deals. HE'S A CRAZY MAN!

I'm home alone admiring my new quilt. Elizabeth's trunk show quilts from her book came home after a year, and she gave this one to me!!! I popped it right up on the wall and will leave it there till the Christmas decorations go up, whenever that is! Then it will go right back up for spring. Is it the cutest ever? All my favorite colors and CHERRIES. What a great friend.

Ok I guess I ought to get cracking around here. I'm not leaving the house so it's all about comfy clothes and CSI marathons and getting some stuff done. I FEEL LIKE SEWING!!! And I have barely sewn much at all since market.

So tell me everything peeps! xo

22 Comments:

Blogger Amanda said...

I have been taking down fall decorations. I, too, avoid the early morning "Black Friday" crowds, but I do like to go out and be an onlooker. I went to Walmart last night and bought what I wanted: Lips, a karoke game for the xbox 360. It has two microphones, so hubby can enjoy it, too.

I love the quilt. You guys (you and Elizabeth)take care of each other!

Have a fun day!

10:20 AM  
Blogger Auntie Pami said...

Hi Pam,

I'm done! Black Friday was really a dark grey here. And, COLD & wet. Did you try drugstore.com for the soap?

12:31 PM  
Blogger Judy said...

Funny thing was...we were calling for the maid Gerta to come clear up too and she never came! We couldn't figure out where the heck she ran off to! I think I'll have to fire her as she left me to clean it all up myself!

12:41 PM  
Blogger jen duncan said...

I can't imagine who NEEDS to go to those 5am sales. Lord knows we buy enough STUFF all through the year.
Sewing in front of the heater and the tv. Yep, I think I'll go do that myself today! :-)

1:37 PM  
Anonymous Cindy said...

I did half my shopping in 5 minutes on amazon.com. My kind of shopping! Today I'm starting Bunny Hill's BOM "Autumn House". It's going to be so cute!!

2:47 PM  
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5:10 PM  
Blogger Carla said...

No shopping for me but instead I spent the afternoon sewing with my sisters. You can't beat that!
Your new quilt is lovely and looks so nice hanging there. what a good friend Elizabeth is!

5:16 PM  
Blogger Nanette Merrill and daughters said...

Dishes! We tried to do them as we cooked but it is so much. I wouldn't leave the house on black friday unless they were giving out homer simpson's billion dollar bills, well nearly. I don't like crowds and I don't like trudging from one store to the next - I love online shopping. The new quilt is lovely. How sweet.

5:41 PM  
Blogger CuteStuffInside said...

Thank goodness for leftovers and on-line shopping is the best! Hope you'll enter my new "Peppermint Twist" giveaway.

S.W.A.K.
www.CuteStuffInside.blogspot.com

11:02 PM  
Blogger Joan said...

No shopping for me either. I went to work & made tuna melts for supper. I have some December birthdays to think about as well as Christmas, so I better get a grip.
Love the garden quilt!

5:20 AM  
Blogger Jackie said...

Okay, I didn't have any dishes as we had Thanksgiving at my brother's house. Although, I did help clean. Sleeping like a log is wonderful, isn't it?? I am with you, I would never go out on Black Friday!! So therefore, nothing to share, sorry. I love the quilt and where it hangs. How lucky of you to be the recipient!!

6:56 AM  
Blogger CuteStuffInside said...

Thanks for entering and good luck!

S.W.A.K.
www.CuteStuffInside.blogspot.com

9:03 AM  
Blogger Candace said...

Well I couldn't resist a trip to a couple of quilt shops yesterday - It's wet and gray here and everyone else is at the malls, so I got all the fabric sales to myself and made a good dent in the retail economy! Elizabeths quilt is adorable! Hope you get some sewing done! Cheers!

12:30 PM  
Blogger Minick and Simpson said...

I actually went out to find fabric, (What else?) but that was the extent of it. I also spent a couple of hours shopping online and I am proud to say I am 3/4's done with my Christmas shopping. Hooray. The quilt is adorable.

Laurie

1:01 PM  
Blogger Mary Anne Drury said...

I worked from home half a day (and looked like something the cat dragged in!) ... then I spent the afternoon SEWING !!! (an almost unheard of event ) .... and only 2 or 3 interruptions to provide taxi services to kid #2 (and far be it from me to exert any energy changing out of my "cat dragged in" outfit .... I did however comb my hair and put my sunglasses on ... because putting any makeup on was just too much trouble yesterday!)

6:28 PM  
Blogger Elizabeth said...

Where the heck have I been? 3 posts I've managed to miss?
Well, you already know what I've been doing...or not doing.
Love the vignette! You are definitely the right person for that quilt.

10:20 AM  
Anonymous happy zombie said...

I must have been with E... how did you get 3 posts up right up under our noses!?! Love E's quilt, and how stinkin' sweet of her to give it to you!

11:14 AM  
Anonymous Cherry Tree Lane said...

We stayed in ALL day on Black Friday (except to run out and get our tree). Its our tradition to decorate on the day after thanksgiving and it makes me so happy. No shopping for me!

8:44 PM  
Blogger Angelina said...

As predicted the only thing I bought on black Friday was cheese and beer.

I love that quilt!

I am still cleaning up my holiday mess.

7:57 AM  
Blogger Rosemary said...

i love that little corner shelf! What is it? I've seen one in a magazine that is in the shape of a coffee pot!I've saved the pic so i can get one made oneday :)

8:24 AM  
Blogger Rosemary said...

i love that little corner shelf! What is it? I've seen one in a magazine that is in the shape of a coffee pot!I've saved the pic so i can get one made oneday :)

8:24 AM  
Anonymous Mom Wald said...

Oh my word! I'm thinking, "Wow, I've seen that quilt before. I looove those cherries." It's the original from the book-lucky you! You are surely loved. Thank you for sharing with all of us!

4:08 PM  

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