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American Diabetes Month starts today!

Tuesday, November 01, 2011

All month long, we'll recognize the people, places and programs changing the future of diabetes. Raise your hand and take the pledge to take action to Stop Diabetes this month.
diabetesstopshere.org/2011/11/01/wil
l-you-raise-your-hand-to-stop-diabetes/

  
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HJFOGARTY 11/1/2011 2:55PM

    thanks for sharing - diabetes strikes so many people both young and old - it needs to be stomped out!! take care of you!

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May I take your order?

Monday, October 31, 2011

  
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HJFOGARTY 10/31/2011 8:09PM

    very interesting to say the least -

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KOFFEENUT 10/31/2011 2:37PM

    This is AWESOME! I'm going to have to share this with DH, who has discovered the new doughnut shop in town....

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KINEPS 10/31/2011 8:22AM

    TOO cute!!!!!!

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Cross Stitch finished project

Sunday, October 30, 2011

This is my SanMan Originals Halloween SAL that I finished tonight. I used DMC Glow in the Dark floss for the Cheshire Cat Grin and green beads for the eyes.

  
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KINEPS 10/31/2011 8:21AM

    It's really cute -- you did a nice job. I didn't know that DMC made glow in the dark floss!! What a great idea for adding that 'something extra' to the piece. I need to get to my cross stitch store and check that out.

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HJFOGARTY 10/30/2011 11:15PM

    how totally cute! you do such amazing work and way to go with the glow in the dark thread too - so creative! can't wait to see the next project

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LADYIRISH317 10/30/2011 6:11PM

    Love it!

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SNOWMAIDEN 10/30/2011 5:27PM

    This looks wonderful! I've never thought of using glow in the dark threads!

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Cross Stitch Update

Tuesday, October 25, 2011

I've done a little bit of stitching almost every day for about 2 weeks and it feels good. I haven't stitched in almost a year and I really miss it so much. I used to sit for 8 or more hours a day stitching. I've stitched complicated projects and projects that only took a couple of hours.
This is part of my latest project, part 3 is the pumpkin. Part 4 will come on Sunday.

  
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SNOWMAIDEN 10/26/2011 2:47PM

    I share your love of cross stitching. This looks wonderful!

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EGRAMMY 10/25/2011 5:22PM

    DH received a gift of cross stich in a frame . The Ohio State logo. He sure is happy.

So glad you enjoy doing it.

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HJFOGARTY 10/25/2011 4:27PM

    you have such tallent with your crosstitching projects - looking good and I'm glad you are back doing things you enjoy so much! thanks for sharing and I can't wait to see the finished project!

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KINEPS 10/25/2011 3:39PM

    It's really taking shape!!! You're making me want to get out my cross-stitching materials and start at it again!!! Maybe it will help the arthritis - LOL

Maryann
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My birthday present

Saturday, October 22, 2011

Friday the 21st was my birthday, no big event, nothing at all really since the internet here didn't work all day. I sat and did some cross stitching which I have really missed doing.
Over the summer when I was HOME in the USA, I went into a local tourist shop (Handcrafters Barn in N. Conway, NH) and saw these cute Zen garden things. Little boxes filled with sand and had a stone or two or some little thing in them. I told my husband I would love a little Zen garden for the table top, so I bought a little rake for the sand. For my birthday he bought me one:


I love it, I raked the sand several times and re arranged it yesterday. Good thing the cats haven't found it yet.

  
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HJFOGARTY 10/22/2011 8:00PM

    what a great gift - and so nice looking too - glad you are enjoying it and had a good birthday! so happy belated birthday! I wish you the happiest year yet! you deserve it!

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