Happy 16 days before Christmas!!!
I woke up this morning to the sound of an ice storm ... not surprising because it was predicted yesterday. It was still dark when I woke up, but now I can see the grass & bushes all covered with ice. If I can't have snow, I'll take ice : ) When I last heard the weather report, they were predicting ice all day & then a 60% chance of snow tonight. I thought I had died & gone to heaven! Sadly, John just told me the prediction has changed. The ice is going to change to rain & then it will be rain-rain-rain through tomorrow. Weather like this is probably what prompted Scrooges to utter his immortal words, "Bah! Humbug!"
Well, as you may have garnered from my post title, I have some exchanges & gifts to share ... so I'd better get to it! Before I do, however, I need to tell you that I sent my exchanges without taking pictures first. I was so anxious to get them in the mail that I totally forgot : ( I do have a photo of the ornament I stitched for each person, but most of them are Myra's photos unless otherwise specified. Needless to say, Myra did all the finishing Thank you again, my friend!
This first exchange is one I did with Maggee. Maggee sent me some wonderful herbal tea which she placed inside a pretty fabric gift bag, one of Nancy's necessaires, & a cross stitched ornament from my list ... LHN's Snow Bunnies which appeared in the 2007 issue of JCS Christmas Ornaments.
Addendum: Sarah has informed me that the deer design is by Karen Kluba from Rosewood Manor : )
Addendum: Daffycat very kindly informed me that this little fella is one of her designs ... Mistletoe Reindeer. Thanks Daffy!