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Tuesday, April 13, 2010

I am so spoiled!!

Such great packages came in here lately. They did mentioned they sent packages for me but not the contents so still a wonderful surprise to open and see all the lovely goodies.

First, this one from Suzanne all the way from Canada. Can you see the 2 lovely flower pins on the rose purse-sort off purse as i don't know how you call this. Thank you very much, Suzanne.

Next came the package from Anita, with a couple of designs from my wishlist and lovely handdyed threads...plus a couple of her crocheted dishclothes, aren't they lovely. Many, many thanks Anita.

And last came Julie's giveaway. I also expected the beautiful pinkeep but this.....
adorable bunny was a total surprise! I've admired her bunnies ever since she started doing them and i am really thrilled to actually own one. Thank you so much, Julie.
I do hope you all got my e-mails.

The girls came this afternoon after school except one as she has the flu. Suppose to be only thursday but it's their last week now to complete the design they started as they have to deliver it on monday to one of the parent who will fix it to the quilt they are making.
Took these pictures of the girls during our first session. And one of the piece they were working on was left here as i promised to finish the backstitching for her-she find that very difficult. They will be here on thursday for the last session.
Here's a picture of the sampler i am working, sorry as it looks crumpled- i've shown it this afternoon and was in a hurry to set it aside....The girls were very chatty while i did most of the frogging they did at home and the hours pass by.....
Next time i know, it was 5pm and had to hurry up for Chris football match at 6pm. They had missed lots of the games last winter because of the weather so they are now catching up twice a week!

Another surprise i got today...hubby called i am going to pick him up tomorrow. The ship is back from Scotland yesterday and there were some rearrangement made for the crew. So after two weeks away he's coming home for 3 weeks and then he'll be joining another ship probably one outside the country. Actually, he's finally got back his old position, as Captain. More than 15 years ago, he had to stopped working in the dredging business due to health reasons and never expected to return again so he didn't bother to renew his papers. A couple of years ago he re-studied with the help of the company he is now working and got back his papers or certificates.

I might be slow visiting everyone's blog as it's been pretty busy here this week and need to work on the sampler when i get the chance but will do catch up...
Thank you all so much for your continued visits on my blog and for taking the time to leave me a comment. They mean so much to me! I hope you are all having a wonderful week.

42 comments:

Elaine said...

What beautiful gifts you have been spoiled with Mylene, that bunny is too cute!
Wonderful news that your hubby is home for three weeks, best wishes for his new job.
Look forward to more up-dates on your pretty sampler.

valerie said...

Wow, what wonderful goodies! I just love those knitted bunnies Julie makes...yours is darling!

How exciting that your hubby is coming home early. Enjoy the time together.

Terri(TerriBoog) said...

What great goodies you got, Mylene! Looks like you had fun with the girls and I'm so happy for you that your sweet hubby is coming home.

Jackie said...

The mailman has been visiting you a lot this past week! I'm so happy to hear the girls are enjoying their lessons with you. It's wonderful to pass on your love of the needlearts to them.

Enjoy the unexpected extra time with your husband. Congrats to him getting his captains certificate again!

Shari said...

wow Mylene,
you got quite a haul!!!! You deserve it!!
So happy hubby is coming home so soon.

Bev C said...

What wonderful news alround Mylene,the girls are going along so well thanks to your tutoring. I am sure they are having fun. Love what the postie brought to you. Good news about your husband and belated birthday wishes to him. Have a wonderful few weeks together. Happy days.
Bev.xoxo

Kay said...

Such lovely gifts you got!! The sampler is coming along beautifully also. Yea that Kees gets to come home so soon, I imagine you are happy about that!

Irene said...

Wonderful gifts. The knitted bunny is so cute !

Nita said...

Wonderful goodies that you have received Mylene. The knitted bunny is so cute. It is so lovely to see you teaching the girls how to stitch. The sampler is very pretty. I am glad to hear that your hubby will be coming home tomorrow.

Edit said...

You have received wonderful gifts. That bunny is really cute :) The girls are so nice, too and your wedding sampler will be beautiful. And your husband coming home... what a great news!!! :)

Jeanie said...

Wow ! Such beautiful goodies you have received, Mylene :) Happy for you hubby is coming home for three weeks. Enjoy yourselves and congrats to him on getting his Captain certificates :)

Tineke...... said...

zo jij bent verwent ...:) en heel leuk om te zien die meiden om de tafel...mooie foto's Mylene..
fijne dag ..
en de groetjes Tineke

Vinniey said...

Such great gifts you got! I love the bunny, it's so cute! The wedding sampler is so pretty and lovely. Glad to hear your sweetheart will be back home again. :)

Michelle said...

Mylene, you are certainly very busy. Glad to hear your Hubby is coming home - such a surprise for you - congratulations on him being Captain of his ship again.

The sampler is progressing beautifully.

What lovely gifts to receive - they are all so lovely.

Lillie said...

Lucky gurl..so many wonderful goodies coming your way. Congrads to the Captain!

The sampler is looking good.

Katri said...

Oh, but what beautiful packages you've received. Such lovely things, the pinkeep, the bunny, the dishclothes, the floss... wow!

Christine said...

What wonderful packages! I've got one of Julie's bunnies too and they are great, I love how she manages to give each of them a different personality.
Love the picture of the girls working away at their stitching.
Glad to hear DH will be home soon, and congratulations on getting his Captain's papers

Alice said...

It's nice being spoiled Mylene and you have sweet goodies there. Enjoy! : ) You must be so happy your DH is home soon. Mine has been gone for 6 weeks and will only be back in another three weeks. Lovely what the girls are putting together.
Alice

too_busy_to_stitch said...

Lovely packages :) Glad that dh is to be home early - and cograts to him on becoming Captain again!

Kryx said...

Ohhhh, I love the bunny!!! :))
Congrats for the Captain!!! :)

Julie said...

So pleased she arrived safely with you Mylene, its nice to get something you are not expecting in the post. Your other parcels are lovely too.

Great news Dh will be home with you for a while.

The sampler is lovely, nice pics of the girls stitching

Carol said...

Oh, what beautiful gifts you received, Mylene--lucky you! I adore Julie's little bunny in her purple dress--have you named her yet?

I think it is great that you are teaching all of the girls to stitch--I'll bet they love it!

So happy to hear that your husband will be home today, too :)

Annie said...

What a haul! You really got some nice gifts.

Love the photo of the girls hard at fun/work!

Pretty sampler you are working on. Looks like the design pops well on that fabby.

And congrats to your DH! Captain now.. you'll have to salute him when he gets home!

Amarins said...

Jij bent lekker verwend zeg, wat een leuke kadootjes. Leuke foto's ook van de meiden.
Groeten,
Amarins

Karan said...

Lovely gifts you've received Mylene - enjoy. The girls look very industrious. The wedding sampler is growing well & is very pretty. Good news about DH too. :0)

Maggie said...

Your gifts are lovely Mylene, enjoy them :-)

Youre making great progress on your wedding sampler too!

Annette said...

Wow wat ben je heerlijk verwend Mylene... Geniet er maar lekekr van, je borduurklasje ziet er gezellig uit.
Je sampler schiet al aardig op.
En wat een geweldig nieuws van DH, geniet er maar van, en fijn dat hij zijn oude baan weer terug heeft.
geniet ook lekker van het mooie weer, nu het nog droog is...

Suzanne said...

Wow, look at all those beautiful gifts!

Nice progress on your sampler.

What great news about your DH.

mainely stitching said...

What wonderful goodies Mylene! ENJOY!!

Conny said...

Congrats for you DH. So glad for you that he will home soon. Lovely gifts you have received. Enjoy!

Barb said...

Mylene your gifts are just lovely especially Julies little bunny, I have a family of them and they are just so special.
oooohhh Captain hey, well done to him.
Girls are doing well too and the wedding sampler is progressing too.
Hugs

Jackie said...

....aww !! beautiful gifts ! enjoys :)

congras to your DH for being the captain and sailing, well done!!

Margaret said...

Congratulations to your husband for getting back into his position as captain after so many years. This is wonderful for him.

Lovely gifts received Mylene.

How fun that you are helping these girls with their project. They are lucky to have you.

Siobhan said...

What wonderful gifts, Mylene! That bunny is just adorable.

I loved seeing the girls with their projects--you are so good to be handing down this art form to them. :)

Congratulations to your husband!

acereta said...

Beautiful gifts, the bunny is funny.

Brigitte said...

Mylene, you've received some very nice gifts from some wonderful friends. And your stitching afternoons with the girls seem to be a big success.
Congratulations to your husband to be a captain again. He will be so pleased to have his old position back.
Enjoy your three weeks together.

Tracy said...

Lucky you, you received some fab gifties. I received one of those purses from Suzanne aren't they just fantastic I just adore mine, the girls look like they had great fun xx

Shell said...

what lovely goodies,the bunny is so cute.

The Pegster said...

Beautiful work Mylene. A a big congratulation to hubby!

Sally said...

What wonderful gifts Mylene! The bunny from Julie is so cute. I am lucky enough to have one and I love mine!

Lovely WIPs.

Congratulations to your husband!

Dani - tkdchick said...

Mylene, what wonderful gifts you received. Very jealous that you got one of Julie's bunnies, they are so adorable!

That's wonderful that you're teaching some young girls how to stitch. They might not take it up now, but they may later in life (like I did). Good for you!

glenda said...

You used your time wisely :)

your wips look fabulous!