Meals at my place are usually pretty casual and eaten in front of the telly. Very slack, I know. Last night was different, though - roast pork, veges, gravy and apple sauce, eaten at the table and accompanied by music and something nice to drink. Followed by sponge cake with cream and strawberries. Yum. And yes, we were celebrating. Some weeks ago, a spot on my husband's head was diagnosed as a melanoma. It was dealt with quickly, with removal and stitches and a skin graft and multiple dressings. Yesterday the dressings were removed and my husband was able to wash his hair at last and had his hair cut today. The wound sites aren't pretty but they've healed and the surgeon is confident he got all the nasty stuff. So over those weeks we've gone from staring-into-the-abyss awfulness to feeling very thankful - quite a transition.
More thankful feelings today - at least for me. At last it was time to open our Christmas in July swap parcels. Marilyn in NSW was my partner. Lucky me. I love my new hot water bottle cover (which came complete with a hot water bottle - how good is that!) Our weather continues to be cold and wet - so I reckon that hottie will be just the thing tonight ( as long as the snowman doesn't melt.) Thanks again, Marilyn - and thanks to Cheryll for another fun swap.
Jodie Ric Rac, your title of Stuffing Queen is safe and I'm sure Koby won't be nearly as picky as his great-auntie is!
Thursday, July 9, 2015
These cheerful packages of seasonal craftiness are all ready to be sent to their new home as part of Cheryll's Christmas in July swap. They've been ready for ages, right before my sewjo went missing, so I thought I was well-organised - but now I can't find my partner's details. Not posting till Friday so that gives me 2 days to hunt in my messy sewing room before contacting our fabulous swap mama for help.Wish me luck!