Tuesday, November 24, 2009

Tuesday Tidings

“With each sunrise, we start anew”

My days have been pretty busy lately. Work is crazy and there is always something that needs attention when I get home. I did manage to meet friends for coffee this evening.
"The best way to keep your friends is not to give them away."
- Wilson Mizner

The weather has been so nice lately. One more day of school and then we have 5 days off for Eid Al Adha, which falls with Thanksgiving this year.

I'm slowly adding some red around in anticipation of Christmas decorating. I am holding off on until December 1st to really start putting things out. Jingles tried to claim the new wool rug for herself. I decided it would add holiday color to the couch in the tv room.

This red and white afghan belonged to my Mammaw. She's been gone since 1988. I don't even know who made it for her.

I received my first Christmas card and gift the other day from my friend Sheryll. She wanted to give it to me ahead of time since it is a Christmas baking and craft book. I will have time over the holiday to sit and enjoy going through it.

I've been working on a project this week but it just seems to be going nowhere. I think I will work on it for a while now before hitting the hay. I'm determined to finish it within the next couple of days. Wishing you a day of joy! Blessings, Tammy


Anonymous said...

...Happy Thanksgiving ..... Even if you are many, many miles away!!


GwendolynKay said...

I will have to study up on the new holiday for you. Eid al adah....
Sadie says thanks for the hugs!

Anonymous said...

How exciting that you are starting to decorate for the holidays. Always such fun to see what everyone does to decorate. What a great way to get new ideas for yourself. Sheryl's gift looks so useful and fun. The best kinds of gifts.
Happy to hear you have a nice long break from school for Eid. Nice ot know that you got to see the girls for coffee. Always a nice thing. Zane had a friend come over to play today, so I took his mom out to the porch and had a nice little mom time. That porch has a magical power to relax you. What a wonderful thing!!


Draffin Bears said...

Hi Tammy,

How neat that you have some holidays and I hope that you have a wonderful time and thanksgiving.
Aren't sunrises the best, a new start to the day.
Love all the photos you have shown.


Grace @ Ruby Moon Designs said...

I love decorating for the holidays...and have started to add a few Christmasy things around our home too...it brings so much life and cheer to our home. It truly is "the most wonderful time of the year!"


Jane said...

I really like the touches of red....it says holiday (but not too early! Have a wonderful holiday.

Vicki said...

Hello, sweet friend,
I love all of your reds today! The afghan that belonged to your mammaw is precious. I am very much a traditionalist when it comes to Christmas and pretty much decorate with red and green. I love an old fashioned tree. I hope you have a blessed and happy Thanksgiving. Vicki

crochet lady said...

That is a bright red fun project....for Christmas?

Elyse said...

hello & thanks so much for stopping by my blog! how cheery everything looks!

wishing you and your family a happy, healthy & yummy thanksgiving!


Unknown said...


Seems like you have a little head start on Christmas. Me...not so much. I baked a pumpkin cheesecake today then promptly fell asleep on the couch..Have a wonderful Thanksgiving and restful long weekend.


Sheila Rumney said...

Wishing you a wonderful Thanksgiving!

A Fanciful Life said...

Hi Tammy,
Little Jimgles looks so cute on the red couch! Isn't fun to start decorating for the holidays? It all seemed to arrive so fast this year. Happy Thanksgiving!
Sharon :-)

Melissa said...

Hope you had a good time with the girls yesterday. Nothing wrong with getting ahead of yourself since you proclaim yourself to be such a procrastinator:D How nice to get a Xmas card and a gift so early. That oughta set up the mood for you. If I forget to mention it tomorrow, HAPPY THANKSGIVING!

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