Saturday, April 07, 2007

Twenty Down...30 More To Go!


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Woohoo! It's finally done! My completed Spring Snapperland by Bent Creek.

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One more pattern checked off of my 2007 list :o) As mentioned before, the original design called for brown flowers. This did not call out as spring to me so I made some changes to the border. I pulled the two lilac colors out of the individual boxes and used those as substitutions for the flowers. I'm quite happy with the effect it gives. Like the Winter Snapperland, I have developed a dislike for this project and I have no idea why. Maybe it's just too busy. I don't know. LOL!

DH and I just got back from a nice walk along the beach. The snow is still here but it's starting to melt. It's still cool out there too. I'm not feeling the best this weekend. As hard as I try to relax here, I'm still worrying about work and LTD. DH talked to our lawyer on Thursday and we were told that my file was going to be looked at by LTD at the end of next week or the first of the following week. Hopefully this whole thing is coming to an end because I am SO tired of it. The energy and anger I had that kept the fight in me going is no longer there and I'm ready to admit defeat if this is not the end :o(

I forgot to mention that DH and I celebrated Easter on Thursday morning. A little early, I know, but the Easter Bunny thinks I'm special ;o) I woke up to an Easter egg hunt and I collected a bowl full of mini Cadbury Cream Eggs and dark chocolate Lindt eggs. There was a hollow chocolate bunny waiting for me as well. The Easter Bunny has continued this tradition for many years :o) I hope he finds everyone else too! As a child, this was my favorite holiday and it still is. Did I mention that I LOVE BUNNIES???? It's plain to see in old pictures why this is because I've had stuffed rabbits for as long as I can remember :o) One year I entered a coloring contest at the local drug store and I won first place! The prize...a four foot stuffed rabbit!!!! In the picture that my Dad took, its ear tips are just above my head :o)

On Thursday night, DH made a wonderful turkey dinner with all the fixings! It was yummy! We had mashed potatoes, sweet potatoes, creamed corn, turnip and cranberries to go along with the delicious turkey. It was around a twelve pounder too so we are set for turkey for the next month ;o) For dessert we bought some of Mary's Carrot Cake. This is the most delicious carrot cake I have ever had. It's so moist and the frosting is to drool over! Sooooo good!

Has anyone figured out how to stop time yet????


Faith Ann said...

I can't believe you're not still loving spring snapperland!! I *love* it!! I might have to copy your flower idea for the border, the spring colours look fantastic.

Glad to hear that LTD is going to look at your file soon. It's been a long road.

Barb said...

That turned out beautiful. I love the seasonal snapperlands. By the way we are with you, we have snow, it'll be a whilte Easter rather we want it or not.

Shari said...

it looks wonderful!!! I love it! I have it to do, but it may be a long time!!!!!

Karen said...

I love your Spring Snapperland it looks great .
You lucky thing having a turkey dinner its my favourite meal we have sweet potatoes mashed or roasted with it , I will take a pic later and put it on my blog for you of the stuffed rabbit in my bedroom she is a few years old now and still freeks the dogs out .
Enjoy the rest of your weekend

Anonymous said...

Cathey, your Snapperland's wonderful!! If you really dislike it, just send it on to me. *lol*

I just love reading your blog - I love how you share your thoughts & feelings!

Now, how did you get the Easter bunny to show up early for you?? I mean, I've been eating chocolate like he's already been here, but ... well, must be nice to have an early visit! ;o) Hmmm.... is it a dark chocolate breakfast day here? Maybe! *lol*

Happy Easter, dear friend!

Christine said...

Spring Snapperland is really cute!! Great job!

Mary Ann said...

Cathey, I love it! Great idea to change the colors of the flowers in the border--brown flowers just do not say Spring!!