I can do all things in Christ who strengthens ME!!!! Phil 4:13

Saturday, July 17, 2010

People, the fair and tornado's OH MY!!!!

Around 6:30 this evening at the Sherburne county fair where I have a booth, the tornado sirens went off. As we prepared for evacuation, the fair committee said this was a mistake and it was for a different area of the county. About a half hour later over the loud speaker we hear: please evacuate the fair grounds, in an orderly fashion.

This is the 2nd time this has happened in my craft fair history. The last time I was in a tent, this time in a pole barn. I had 5 min to get my tent down (my son the fireman, sister, future daughter in law, and a couple of the firemen (son's friends) helped tear down the tent and throw everything all went in the car, this time I cleared off my tables, walked to the car and tried to find the government center or fire department (thank you to the Sherburne Cty Sheriff's department for the wonderful directions). Because it was booster day they had bingo in the community center, some crafts and food, this time I was either in a hall way or room with chairs. Nothing spectacular happened when I left the community center for Booster days, but...when we (there were quite a few of us) left the government center the sight was a double rainbow.

My son was with us during the last storm, this one I just stopped at the fire station (they had to report and stay as long as the danger was there) and told him I just wanted to let you know I am ok. I also said the thing we need to say more to each other as life can be taken in an instant...I Love YOU. I was reminded even though we were in danger God was in control, everything just seemed to fall in place, and He protected all of us.

G0d really works in strange ways one of my fellow vendors said do you suppose the rainbow means something and I just smiled and said YES - it means everything is going to be ok.

So much for my excitement for the day.

Have a great day and God Bless all of YOU!!!

Wednesday, July 14, 2010

It is hot~!!!! My Giveaway - finishes but lost photos

I thought I should post this before I get tied up for the next month-month and a half with the county fairs. The county fairs are grueling 12-13 hour days (sometimes this does not include travel time). Some weeks (with my one day at work) I will be working 6 days (hopefully these fairs will be profitable, lol only other form of income I have). This giveaway is for my 100th post a few months back, as well as a thank you to all my followers, for all the prayers and support. I will be drawing around Labor day or a little after, when things slow down a little.

It is very warm and has been very muggy today. There have been lots of storms in our area and a few tornados in Wisconsin and Minnesota. Tomorrow should be cooler :).

I have a few finishes but seem to have lost the photo. I finished 5 fleece blankets, and 2 embroidered dishtowels (did not take photos of these) As soon as I find the photo I will post it.

My fat quarter swap has not taken off yet, but I am still offering it, just in case anyone would like to participate.

Sorry I haven't written back Allie or Rebag I just do not have a lot of time right now. But I have read all your comments :).

Just leave your name at the end of this post to be entered in the drawing for the pattern.

Have a great Day and GOD BLESS ALL OF YOU!!!!!

Friday, July 2, 2010

I am baaaaaaaccccckkkk!!!!!!! LOL anyone miss me!!!!!!

Well after a long break from blog world, I am ready to start blogging. Sorry for not posting for a long time. Seems I lost yet another job and am still looking. I am back on the road doing craft fairs, which have not been very profitable to say the least. I am on the road quite a bit and in some places where there is not any internet.

I have several finishes - I have finished almost all of the cute little fleece quilts and will post pic, made a couple of dish towels and have finished just the quilt tops of 2 cute little sudoko quilts. I am also teaching a my cousin and neighbor how to make quilts - this is so much fun.

I think I have now broken in my designer 1, and can start to work on the quilts that I started a few years ago.

I have a giveaway that I am finally getting around to. I will post a pic of the pattern here when I get home. It is a cute Rooster wall hanging. The giveaway will be for just my followers for being here when I needed someone :).

Some things have changed in the last couple of months....I am in desparate need of a job!!!! Things are getting pretty scary around my house, any extra prayers would be so appreciated.

I have missed all of you and I hope you have a great 4th of July (it is my birthday and my son is a little disappointed - mom is disappointed to) that I will be working out of town all week and will not be home for it.

On the up side I was finally able to get out and spend 2 days with my grandson and daughter in law and her family. It was like a dream and went so fast I am hoping to get out there again soon.

Have a great day and GOD BLESS ALL OF YOU!!!!