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Monday, February 12, 2007

A Surprise Gift! And Another Ice Storm Cometh...

Today has been intriguing - often a bit maddening, but overall not too bad...(yes, I gave in to my earlier disappointment and bought a skein of All Things Heather sock yarn from Sweet Sheep. I'll show off when it arrives...no jumping the gun this time! But it certainly brightened my outlook - especially since it'll make wonderful Red Hat ladies socks! *wink*

I ran tons of errands when I got off work, and hurried home to unload the boxes I'd picked up at the ABC Store at lunch (I cannot believe how many boxes it takes to pack up a house!). I completely forgot to check the mailbox as a result. So ran down late to find:
The Sewing Implement Stitch Markers from Rachel that I ordered last week (I LOVE THESE - go check out her shop - I'll still be here, but hurry back!)

But being the good Sockret Pal Mom that she is, she also tucked in a bunch of cool things for me...note the teas and candies?

Well, she also added kitty toys...

(the envelope was addressed to me and to The Meezer, too!)

But of course, in this house, The Meezer has to share...

And I think this gift of four mice - all rattles, which my girls aren't used to, as most of their mice just lie on the floor and don't smell or anything - are a real hit!

Thanks, Rachel!

And also in the mail was my copy of Spring IK - I'd already picked up a Country Living that looked too interesting to pass by at the grocery store...you see, they're calling for an ice storm tonight through noon on Wednesday - with accumulations of up to half an inch, heaviest over my portion of the county.

I might have to spend the next two days packing, knitting, and reading (oh...and yes, I picked up peanut butter and crackers, too! Just in case.

12 Comments:

Blogger Chris said...

Now, if that isn't a bunch of mail and goodies to cheer you up if you get iced in, I don't know what is!

10:13 PM  
Blogger teabird17 said...

Vanilla almond AND cat goodies! Lovely.

11:44 AM  
Blogger brandilion said...

you look prepared for the worst! have fun :)

2:13 PM  
Blogger kat said...

nice you are already to be housebound for a bit!

4:20 PM  
Blogger HPNY Knits said...

cute stitch markers!

4:37 PM  
Blogger Michelle said...

Jimmy is on his way...he is yours!
And he is stunning...thank you for taking the temptation away

8:33 PM  
Blogger KnitNana said...

Oh, Michelle! Thank you! I'm tickled and can't wait to see Jimmy's reds and purples...(yup, the yarn is called "Jimmy")
(((hugs)))

9:39 PM  
Blogger Becky said...

Such a nice assortment ot keep you going through the storm. Stay warm!

1:16 AM  
Blogger Birdsong said...

What great haul from the mail! I love to pore through decorating magazines too, but restrict myself there better than with knitting ones. Happy Valentines Day to you and the kitties.

12:29 PM  
Blogger Brenda said...

Nice stuff! I just found your blog, and I'm glad I did. I love your cats!

2:44 PM  
Blogger Sheryl said...

We just had the ice yesterday and thankfully our electricity stayed on. Home today because our county under a snow emergency! I did manage to post a few pictures and finish a scarf!

10:00 PM  
Blogger somebunnysloveDOTcom said...

Gorgeous package! And puuuurrrfect timing for the holiday. ;)
=:8

12:38 AM  

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