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Ornament Memories, Gifts, and Sleeve Knitting

I am finding myself randomly humming Christmas songs as I walk about and get my chores done, the giving season has started for me.  Earlier this week, I pulled past purchases from the year out of my closet in my studio room to see who in my family is receiving what gift. Years ago I started to shop for the holidays all year round.  If I see something that I think someone will like, I buy it.  The problem is that sometimes I forget what I have (that comes with age I guess). So I do inventory, I make piles on the carpeted floor and assess the gifts.  This year I also knit gifts throughout the year-that was a wise decision for me.  My shopping burden and knitting burden is light.  When we exchange with my side of the family, we have a money limit that makes the holiday affordable and fun. My sister and I started a holiday tradition for our children years ago that the gift would be money (they love that!) and a Christmas ornament.  When they leave to start their own families, the

Birthday Celebration Giveaway

This month is my birthday month!  In honor of my fabulous birthday, I thought it would be fun to celebrate with a giveaway to thank all of you lovely readers who leave comments, some I have known for quite a while and some I've just met.  Then there are the many readers who only read.  I appreciate all of you and thank you from the bottom of my heart. So for one lucky winner I will be awarding a skein of silky alpaca lace yarn in a pink colorway, so soft and yes lace weight :) For three other winners, I will send you a packet of six photo note cards.  I have been busy this past weekend making them. So what do you have to do to win?  Well leave a comment on the blog of course-simple as that. Please make sure you have an email address or a ravelry name in the comment so I can get in touch with you. I will use a random number generator to pick the winners. I will close the comments on November 17th in the evening and announce a winner on November 18th in a new post. (I