I Love Thursday #11
LeeAnna blogs at Not Afraid of Color and shares her ‘likes’ every Thursday. She is getting ready to move halfway across the country next week, but will still have a long list of likes! Several of our friends also share on a weekly basis, and it is rather addictive looking for all the positives once you get started. You are welcome to join us anytime! Here are a few items I love for the week:
My parents. I lost my mom in 2011 but yesterday she would have turned 106. She made it to 99.5 and had all her facilities until 99 or so. I was so blessed to have her 29 years after my dad passed. They both instilled in me a good work ethic, independence, empathy and kindness and I thank them for that. I have to thank my siblings as well – my sisters both considered me their own chick. While we had a great age difference (22, 24 and 26 years) there is/was lots of love between all of us.
Christmas Cactus! Mine only has five buds on it this year, and the one that has opened is spectacular. Last year I had approximately 30 blooms for Thanksgiving. I think it depends on how cool and for how long the house gets before we turn on the heat. Beats me though – if you know the key, let me know! I never noticed how close the tablecloth is in color to the blooms – and I don’t have my Christmas duds on it yet.
My new toy, the Clover Mini Iron II. It’s supposed to be my Christmas present from Sue, but since I ordered it and it came already . . . well . . . it’s not under the tree. I am using it in my quest to determine pressed seams vs. ironed to one side. It works like a charm on pressing those seams open! I’m leaning toward the seams being pressed open . . .
Mr. Big Stuff watched his Uncle John put his new toy together. Look at his face trying to figure out what was going on! He wasn’t going to miss a moment of the action. And then he got to sit in it and there are so many choices – oh my. Be still my heart. ♥ He’s going to be a big helper pretty soon.
That’s it for this week! I hope your week is filled with many blessings.
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