Happy Mother's Day and Weekend round up....
Unfortunately our weekend away in Ballarat for the Heritage Weekend had to be cancelled as my dear uncle had the flu. Luckily, he is on the mend but not up to having guests and running around to lots of events. So, TraderVic and I had a free weekend all of a sudden - what bliss!
So, yesterday, I baked and sewed (natch!)
I made a Koffee Kake (called that because I put my initial on it).
And I stitched a bit on my Saturday SAL - Fall Welcome -
I have also been stitching on "Her Sampler" which is a freebie from BlackBird Designs. You can get it here.
So, I was stitching along beautifully and then I realised that I had mucked up 26 of the pink four-sided eyelet stitches on the left. Can you see? The bottom halves are bigger than the top half (a bit like me, really!)
So, it went from this ....
... to this....... I am going backwards! Aaaagghhh!
Oh well, we live and learn, don't we!
I also managed to clean out my pantry on Saturday - the oldest item I found was a tin of Nesquik - use by 2007!
... and this is the delicious Aperol Spritz with which we toasted our happiness.
... and then DS1 and his girlfriend popped in and gave me some new salt and pepper grinders (my request as our old set had broken) and some more beautiful flowers!
This is my first Mother's Day without my Mum, so I have placed her picture near the beautiful vase of flowers. Love you, Mum. And love, you my three darling children.
Well, after my lovely brunch, TraderVic decided we needed to go out and clean out the gutters! So, it was time to get down and dirty! I did think it was a bit rich on Mother's Day!
So, tonight I am cooking Corned Beef with mashed potato, carrots, peas and Creamy onion sauce! Delish!
Then, it will either watching The Voice and/or Masterchef or maybe both whilst I stitch on my 12 Days of Santa Day 4 SAL. How lucky am I!
Here is Furio showing great interest in watching The Voice with me.... lol!
... and here is my progress on Snata's 12 Days of Christmas (PS), Day 4.
After my stitching session (which turned out to be shorter than I had hoped for as we had a black out)....
Anyway, I want to wish a Happy Mother's Day to all of you wonderful Mums out there.