My birthday order from 123 stitch arrived, yay! It wasn't a big order but I got a couple of things from my wishlist, so I am happy :)
'The North Wind,' from Little House Needleworks, some Cream/Ivory Lugana (for when I get to stitching CCN April Showers) and 'Snowed In' from Lizzie Kate's 6 fat men series. I'm going to start collecting 6 fat men one at a time and then stitch them in the suggested layout as one big piece, which I just love! I seem to have a bit of a winter theme going on at the moment in my stitching. . .
This was also part of my birthday present. Apparently it has arrived, but I won't get it for a few more weeks because we got it sent to the easiest of our THREE current addresses. I'm looking forward to going through it soon.
Hubby got me something else stash related too this week. I can't show it to you though, because I'm not allowed to have it myself yet! It's going to be a reward for when I find a job in the town we're moving to at the start of March. I sent in my first application this week. . .fingers crossed!
I've been in a real baking mood this weekend, whipping up a batch a bread rolls, a massive batch of cookies and a stuffed bread. The recipes aren't mine, but of course I can give you the links.
|Part of the Cookie Mountain. My favourite choc-chip cookie recipe is here, in this batch I substituted half sultanas for the choc-chips|
|Stuffed bread, adapted from this recipe (but using different fillings and a different dough hehe)|
|Inside the stuffed loaf. Mmmmmm|
I've had a bit of a follower jump this week (for me 5 is still a huge jump) so thank you and welcome ladies!
Before I go I have a bit of a question for you all. Well well over a month ago now I won a mystery giveaway on someone's blog . . . I gave them my French mailing address when asked, thinking that whatever they sent would arrive well in advance of when we left France. I never recieved anything and have never heard from the blogger again. We'll be leaving France soon and I'd hate to hurt someone by missing a parcel that they had lovingly sent because I didn't keep them updated or had given up on expecting anything. On the other hand I don't want to send an email saying effectively 'well, did you ever send anything?'!!! It sounds so rude and ungrateful! What do you think?
That's all for now, hope you lovelies have a great week