Wednesday, May 31, 2006

Okay here goes...

Well, Sweetie Man is home!!!!! I am happy. I'll be showing you pictures of my newly painted kitchen vs. my old kitchen as soon as the old pics are hopefully saved from my sick computer but for now, you get to see one corner with sweetie man in it! (I made the apron for him too)
You cannot really appreciate what the Kitchen is like unless you've seen the old one...but here's a taste of the new....
And as my guy is the best cook I know and loves to cook in the kitchen, here is a pic of the delicious shrimp-ka-bobs that he whipped up for dinner tonight and served on rice....yummy!!!!
Now for some great pics of some things my sweetie man brought me from Mexico. First is this awesome stash of yarn.
The only problem is is that we have no idea what it is. There was no labels on it or anything. It's very thin almost like a fingering weight tho I'm going to do a swatch and try to find out. It all has this small thin silver like thread wrapped around each color as you can possibly see from the close up.
If any of you know what this may be or what I can make with it (crochet or knit) please let me know . It's so neat tho.
Next I got this incredible handspun, hand dyed wool.
He saw a demonstration of how they make it too. Some of it is actually dyed with a type of bug for the red. There is alot of it to say the least and at least three different colors . Now they use this for weaving as it is in pieces not one long piece. If I use it for crocheting I will have to tie it but I thought the knots would make what I crochet interesting....I'll have to play around with this one and see what I come up with.
Next are a couple of purses he got for me. The first is a really great beach bag sorta thing with a nice zipper...very colorful.
The second is a hand weaved purse. Sweetie man actually met the lady who weaved it. It's really beautiful.
He got me another purse that I forgot to take a pic of and which I am currently using. My man knows what I like.....yarn and purses.
Well, I hoped you enjoyed the pics and the stories...if you have any suggestions on my yarn, I'll be happy to hear them.
Oh, and before I leave here is a little riddle from the sweetie man to yunz guys....(answer tomorrow)
If I have a million dollars and I give you a quarter of much will you have? (he made it up so think "corny") Gotta love him!!! Okay, till tomorrow....I'm BAAAACCCCK!

I'm back....

Okay...I'm back. BUT this is just an "appetizer" post as I wanted to blog yesterday and the old laptop I'm working off of is giving us trouble. Hopefully by the weekend we'll either have a new computer or the old main computer will be fixed. This is killing me. I have some pics to post and the computer won't cooperate...AAARRRRGGGGGG! So keep your fingers crossed and I'll try to get something on tonight. Oh, ya....sweetie man is BACK and life is GOOD!!! Till later....