Sunday, December 30, 2007

Happy New Year!!

Well, 2008 is almost here, where did this year go so quickly? I'm looking forward to 2008 & hope it will be a happy & blessed year for all of us. I'm very thankful for so many things, my dear husband, my family, that our health problems aren't worse, that we finally built our house after 19 years, for our business which I enjoy so very much!! 2008 brings our 20th wedding anniversary, which is so hard to believe!! When did I get old enough to have been married 20 years? Am I not still only 20 years old? I guess not, as my aches & pains tell me often enough.

My stitching goals for 2008 are going to be quite different than 2007. I participated in LOTS of exchanges (more than 20) but as many of you know, the exchange groups I've been a part of this year are closing. I will stay with the F&S exchanges & hope to do some here & there, but other than my RR's, I'm going to be STINGY & stitch for myself & our new home this year. My list is quite long with many large projects (it's to the right if you care to peek). I'm planning to start the Personalized Quaker today for our 20th Anniversary piece. I hope to finish it by the end of Feb. at least. (Our Anniversary is Feb. 14th!). Wish me luck!

I have enjoyed meeting many of you in my first "year" (actually 9 or so months) of blogging and will continue to visit your blogs & hope to hear from you often.

Happy stitching & Happy New Year!

Edited to add: PS - I KNOW I can't accomplish even a small portion of my "2008 Goals" list posted here, but it's awfully fun to wish! ;-) These are just some of the many designs I want to stitch the most from my ever expanding stash! ;-)

12 comments:

Katrina said...

Oh Amy, amen to that, I think a bit of stingy stitching is in order for 2008! Hope you have a have a happy New Year.

Vonna said...

One of most treasured friends you have become to me in the past year (have you really only blogged 9 months?!) I love all that you do and am rooting for you for your anniversary quaker! You GO girl!
Stingy Stitching Sisters we shall be :)

Shelleen said...

I have had quite a few years where I got stingy with my stitching.

Cathy B said...

Happy new Year Amy!

Chris said...

Happy New Year Amy. Hope to see you soon. May 2008 bring health and happiness to you and your family.

Sandy said...

Happy New Year to you too Amy. I'm joining you and stitching mainly for myself this year. I need to catch up on lots of things as you well know.

monique said...

You have some great goal projects listed there.. it IS fun to make up a list even if you know you'll never finish them all!

Happy New Year!

Sonda in OR said...

Good luck with all of your stitching in 2008. I made a long list myself, mostly so I'd have lots to choose from! LOL!

Michele said...

Happy New Year gf :) Hope you make a good dent in your long list! I'm sure you can do it :)

Can't wait for October! lol

Andrea said...

Happy New Year!

You may well put a large hole in that long list. :)

Clare said...

I love your stitching list - I hope you can make a big bent in it this year, and what a super design you have chosen to celebrate your 20th anniversay.
Here's power to your stitching elbow.

Jeanne said...

I only found out today about some of the exchange boards closing- very sad but also allows us to all be a bit stingy and get some of those things done for ourselves that we do for others. Sometimes we put ourselves last and then wonder why we don't have anything done! I too have a very long list of plans for 2008 - may we all be successful!