Friday, December 04, 2009

The Good and The Bad


Well, this week had its share of bad things happening, don't they always seem to come in all at once? So first, the bad.
  1. Hubby's new car has transmission problems, so we only have one working car, and now we have to take his in to get it fixed.
  2. Sabrina has a front permanent tooth that is loose, so we had to go to the dentist and have it checked out. ( Good news is that it looks like it won't be a problem!)
  3. A customer wanted a refund on a collectable I sold on Ebay, and it was for $128 that I was going to use for Christmas presents!
  4. My treadmill finally kicked the bucket! It's pretty old, so I knew it was coming, but can't afford to replace it.

Now for the Good Things!

I did sell a couple of things from my Happy as a Lark shop on Etsy! Below is a pic of the packaging I did on a I print I sold. And, I made the little tag out of felt and embroidered the acorn. It was the first time I've ever embroidered and I'm so proud of it!

Then, I got in the mail some lovely little felt handmade vintage ornies! Aren't they sweet!






And, I got started on a scarf that I'm making for a Christmas present!


Of, course we made some Christmas cookies, sour cream sugar cookies to be exact!



And, there was another beautiful sunset.



I have also started doing low impact aerobic and walking in place since my treadmill died, and it's working out just fine. They say that it's good to change your exercise routine now and then, as the body has to work harder.

So, I guess I'll focus on the good, and wish you all a great weekend!

Bye for now!

2 comments:

Sophia said...

Sorry for the somewhat bumpy week you had. I hope the "bad" things resolve themselves quickly and at very little cost to you.

I love your little acorn felt.

And OH MY, I TOTALLY LOVE that turtle ornament that was handmade. I LOVE LOVE LOVE turtles!! :)

Happy Friday.

PS LOVE your new holiday layout.

Laurie said...

Thanks Sophia, things did get better thank goodness! For instance, the work on hubby's truck didn't cost nearly as much as we thought it would! And, I'm so glad you like the acorn, I had such fun doing it! :)

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