Monday again - why do weekends go so quickly? What a hot one it was here in Suffolk - too hot for me and for once I was glad to be indoors and enjoying the breeze from open doors/windows and the fans in the kitchen.
Anyhow back to Friday - a knock at the door and a postie who's now learnt to give me extra time to get there to answer it. Usually its just something for MrVV but this time it was for me - a parcel no less. I knew it was my Autumn Swap on from Dawn @ Rattling On.
I had signed up for this swap before the accident and after I been paired with Dawn, I had a panic that I might not be able to fulfil it as I'd liked. However we chatted via email and agreed to keep it simple and allow some extra time.
Now I completely forgot to take pics of what I sent to Dawn - however she's taken some pics and they can be seen here (2nd October post). The crochet scarf was the first one I'd made and I loved doing those squares. So much so I also made one for a sister who has a birthday this week.
Anyhow - you'd like to see pics of the pressies I received - here we go;
All wrapped up in red/white tissue - reminds me of the red spotty mushrooms from fairy tales.
Inside were - hand knitted mittens, a scarf, chocolate, a cinnamon candle, apple & cinnamon teabags and a gorgeous Ladybird mug.
Here's a better picture of the mug - I love the Ladybird illustrations and I remember reading this book as a child and also the boys reading this when they were learning to read in Nursery.
Bring on the colder weather - can't wait to wear this gorgeous mittens.
And wrap up warm with this scarf.
Dawn took photos of these two makes for a blog post and she took some lovely photos which you can see
Thank you Dawn for being a patient and wonderful swap buddy and Blueberry Heart for organising this swap.
At the moment I am avoiding signing up for any swaps as I am still worried about how mobile I'll be for a while - however there was one I couldn't resist and I know that I can easily fulfil the criteria even if it means MrVV gets to push me around a few charity shops!! Its here at Faith, Hope & Charity Shopping - its open till 15th October so sign up if you fancy something different? I took part in the summer one and it was great fun and there were some great gifts sent & received.
Right Monday night - 7.30pm - must be time to call my Mum!!
See you later in the week - I have some makes to share with you and the most wonderful book I've been lent by one of my sisters.
xxx Vicki xxx