So, with that being said, I need a little spirit in my life...ya think. Don't get me wrong, I am very very thankful at this time of year and always for all that we have. I am very thankful that I have a job to have insurance...to help pay for all this help that DH needs. We just got the explanation of benefits for the past few months from insurance and the dialysis was in the 5 figures per month. I planned on trying to retire in three years but alas I think I need to rethink that one.
I need a little spirit in my life so that is the reason for the new header of my blog. I am trying to get in the spirit sooner than later. I am going to burn my candle, Mistletoe Kisses, to get the house in the spirit. Little by little I will decorate here and there. I purchased a new German Twig tree this year and hope to decorate it with as many handmade prim ornaments as I can. This will take a while as these are not inexpensive and you can't do a whole tree all at once.
In the spirit of Thanksgiving and on a sad note, we will not be able to return to Massachusetts for Thanksgiving (Cousin Cathy I will call you). DH is not able to travel that far and I would be afraid if he got in trouble, doctors up there would not know how delicate his health is. So we will be having Thanksgiving here with the kids and grandkids.
One of the brighter notes in my life is the fact that I have rented a booth back in the shop that I once owned, Pilot Mountain Peddlers, in Pilot Mountain, NC. Tammy owns it now and she is doing so well with it. This outlet lets me purge some of the items from my home that I was ready to part with and lets me go out and look for new "old" items to sell. Once in your blood, always in your blood they say. Here are a few pics of parts of my booth.
Just a few things I brought in for their Open House last Friday night which turned out very well.
I was able to get to the Open House Friday evening and everything looked so good. Tammy have a lot of fresh cedar around the shop, many many primitive handmades from various artists, snowmen, Santas, antiques and all great Christmas items. I was able to get the lighted candle in my header from her. The Santa I had purchased at Sturbridge last Thanksgiving at the annual Christmas show. Love him.
If you are ever in the area of Pilot Mountain, do stop in and see all the primitives that everyone has. You won't be disappointed.
On that note, I will close and leave you with the hope of you getting "In the Spirit" whenever you want. Thanks for stopping by......Sherie