November 13, 2009

Being Productive

Tuesday I was unproductive and Wednesday I was, as well. I had just about enough energy to lie on the couch and get myself glasses of orange juice. I tend to let colds run their course; I don't really like to take medications. However, yesterday I did actually take some DayQuil. Thank you, DayQuil! I was so productive yesterday! I made homemade chicken noodle soup in the slow cooker and cut fabric for some Christmas gifties for...listen to this....9 hours! I've been meaning to get started on these for about a week now and something always seems to get in the way. But since I had a day off from work, I really had to take advantage of that time. Enter DayQuil.

That's not to say I'm not still sick. I actually sort of enjoy those few days of sick you get when it's close to wintertime and Christmas. I don't know why, really. And I guess it's sort of strange. It just seems like it's something that tends to go hand-in-hand with the whole season. You get to bundle up, wear thick, warm Christmas socks, drink hot tea, and eat chicken noodle soup (homemade if it's available). I don't know, I kinda like it.

Speaking of bundling up, here's what I found snuggled up in my fabric yesterday when I was getting ready to iron....

Cats! They always have to be on whatever you're working with. Isn't that the truth?

I was kind of hesitant to post pictures of my cut fabric. I'm not exactly sure who's reading my blog and I don't want to spoil any surprises, but I think the picture I have will be OK. Even if the people these are for are reading my blog, I don't think they'll be able to figure out what the end product is. So, please enjoy my lovely holiday prints!

There are actually two more prints but I've been having an awful time try to block them out...the fibers must have really gotten warped at some point between being shipped and me washing them. So I haven't had a chance to cut into them yet. Soon though!