Thursday, January 15, 2015

Gifted Gorgeousness SAL

A while ago Barb from Wicked Stitcher has gifted to me a lovely Quaker Christmas Samplers (thank you Barb) and it will be my first project in the Gifted Gorgeousness SAL hosted by our dear Jo of Serendipitous Stitching



I decided to stitch it with a lovely Cranberry Wine floss from Victorian Motto Sampler Shoppe. Remember my big win last month? That's where the floss came from!

So long my friends,
Evalina

Thursday, January 8, 2015

How could I forget...

For the first time in a quarter of a century I forgot to buy myself a gift... I can't believe it! You see I have a little tradition going - since me and my ex split up I'm buying myself a gift on his birthday. It really cheers me up and reminds me of  an excellent decision I have once made (I'm the one who said 'good bye Charlie'). I was celebrating that faithfully for twenty four years and yesterday somehow I missed it.

So long my friends,
Evalina

Tuesday, January 6, 2015

Grow Your Blog

Vicki at 2 bags full is hosting her annual Grow Your Blog party at the end of the month, and there is still another week (or so) to register. If you want to gain more followers and find new interesting blogs to add to your reading list check her blog here.
I’ll be joining in again – how about you?

So long my friends,
Evalina

Sunday, January 4, 2015

Screw New Year's Resolutions!

That’s right …Screw New Year’s Resolutions. Resolutions are like promises, they are meant to be broken… Now goals on the other hand are more of a realistic type thing for me, but can be a pain in the butt at times. I’m the first to admit, I suck at goals let alone reaching them. I really don’t like creating goals. I’m more of a mission girl. I create missions for myself and I try to reach them and get as much as I can done. When I set limits I tend to not reach them because I’m so focus on reaching that limit. So many times I set some goals that had a set limit and I didn’t reach nearly none of them. What I should’ve done is to set a mission of what I wanted to do. (For example, instead of saying I want 50 more new clients/customers I should say I want to increase my client base.) Now I’m not saying I didn’t try my hardest, I’m just saying that at some point or another the limit became the main focus and that’s not what I’m about. So here are my top ten missions for 2015:

10. Work less and make more money
  9. Write and publish a real book
  8. Strive to be the woman I want to be
  7. Knock off some things from my Bucket List
  6. Look good, feel good and loose some weight
  5. Finish the Super Duper Challenge
  4. Have 1K blog followers
  3. Be Queen of Sales in British Columbia (I was in the Yukon)
  2. More time playing with my dog
  1. More time alone with myself

So long my friends,
Evalina

Wednesday, December 31, 2014

endings and beginnings


In Aztec traditions the passing of the old year and the coming of the new were two very different sets of days, nemontemi and qahuitlehua. Nemontemi were considered very unlucky, dangerous days. Dark spirits were thought to wander the land. People largely stayed indoors, kept to themselves, and kept quiet to avoid attracting the attention of these spirits.

I decided to follow their tradition and mostly stayed indoors except when I was taking Frosty Girl for a walk.  Then I was safe because my guard dog would protect me from any danger. And I stitched, and stitched and I have a finish!


Tomorrow I'm starting the Super Duper Challenge so stay tuned for more stitchy stuff.

Have a happy New Year everyone!
Evalina