And she said: “Let there be gifts”

3 May

Since I am no longer knitting my super awesome (not!) Mothers Day gift sweater for my mama, I bought her gift online today.  CHECK.  Now, I just have to finish her wool cabled purse that I started last May (via plane en route to Atlantis in the Bahamas) and it is still a WIP  ugh.  I just HATE this bag.  I don’t like the wool with a rattan wrapped handle and I don’t like that she wants this for the summer.  It’s just all wrong.  Anyway, I just have to sew the handle on and finish up the lining on the top of the bag.  (You can see my cable mistake in my braid.  Stupid me.  But I’m not undoing it all.  My mom will appreciate it.  Besides, I made this a year ago)Image

I also just purchased my Mother in Law’s gift for Mothers Day today online as well.  CHECK.  

Today seems to be the day when I pay my bills.  I also have a gazillion bills that came in that are close to late or late from when my son was rushed to the hospital for his asthma in March.  Damnit, I thought insurance was supposed to cover those bills.  I probably have close to $1000 in medical bills to pay right now…between my sons hospital visit and my specialist appointments and my sons doctor visits.  Sometimes, we just can afford to get sick.  Stupid money, it just grows on trees right?

I am also applying to two new jobs.  Very exciting time for me right now.  

Advertisements

7 Responses to “And she said: “Let there be gifts””

  1. mollieandclaire May 4, 2013 at 7:37 am #

    I have every sympathy! I’m asthmatic too and I loathe knitted bags with wooden handles… I’ve yet to be convinced that knitted bags look anything other than a bit Glastonbury!

    • HKnits May 4, 2013 at 7:41 am #

      And worst of all, my mother said she only wants these handles. I bought a different handle and she said no. Grr

      • mollieandclaire May 4, 2013 at 7:52 am #

        Oh no. I just refuse to knit bags. And knitted flowers…. My sister has been on at me for about three years to knit (and FELT!!!) a vase full cos she fell in love with a display somewhere. NO chance! Good luck! I made a mistake in a cable on a cowl at Christmas… I didn’t fix it either!

  2. hknits2013 May 4, 2013 at 1:35 pm #

    Nothing is worse than being stuck with a project you hate but not being able to rip it out because you’ve committed to making it for someone else. I feel your pain. Good luck! And God bless online shopping.

  3. kfklever May 14, 2013 at 4:03 pm #

    Just wanted you to know that I have passed along the Versatile Blogger Award to you! http://kfklever.wordpress.com/2013/05/14/the-versatile-blogger-an-unexpected-honor/

    • HKnits May 27, 2013 at 7:51 pm #

      I can’t remember saying this before but thank you so much girl 🙂

      • kfklever May 28, 2013 at 12:55 pm #

        You are so very welcome!!

Write what you think!!!

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s

Tiny Whirlwind

Knitting up a storm.

Vivid Pickle

A colorful mess ---Sewing and Fiber with a hint of vegan food & life.

Look! I Made Stuff

I knit, crochet, spin, cook, bake, craft, write, think, struggle with adulthood, etc.

beccasimplified

crafts, food, simple pleasures

Baking and Thinking

Just another WordPress.com site

Jeff's deep thoughts

I'm good enough, I'm smart enough, and darn it, people like me.

Jenn, With Yarn

Happiness is Handmade

Carol Turner

Nursery Knitwear

Love, Lucie

Where hands and minds are rarely still

Weaving Heart

Weaving, spinning and general happy fibrery goodness from the Far North of Scotland

Chronicles of a Fiber Engineer

Electrical Engineer by day, Crazed Knitter by night

Beaus and Bows

Beauty, Lifestyle, Fashion, and Bows

Sweet Caroline In the City

Life of a City Lady

Knits and Crafts of Derring-do

Stumbling through life one craft at a time

Knitting Bassist

A creative journey from mummy to myself

Crazy C crochet

Crocheting baby blankets for the miscarriage association uk

My Tangled Yarn Knitting Adventures

Ramblings from an obsessed knitter

knittingsarah

I knit. I spin. I live. I write about it.

Sonia Ruyts

live your bold, creative life one moment at a time

Fringe Association

Knitting ideas, inspiration and free patterns, plus crochet, weaving, and more

Fiber Follies

Muddling through life one fiber at a time

klever knits_OLD

all wrapped up

Digging out of the stash

Join me as I try to find the bottom of the bin

1331 Creative

Creating the unimaginable...

sparklyshoesarefaster

handmade by Chloe

ALICIA LIGHT

Photographer | Music Composer

aHandKnitLife

Lise Solvang

reWOLLuzza

ReWOOLutionary Knits

polka-dots & sparkles

a blog by bekswhoknits

Knitish

Knit-ish: /adj-of, pertaining to, or characteristic of knitting or its participants. /Noun -people who knit especially as distinguished from those who don't

Lace and Yarn

vintage and handmade love

Pointe Shoes Punk Rock And Purl

Confessions of an ambicraftstrous yarnista

The Studio at Contempo

A place to grow your creative soul

Birdie Girl Knits

My Life Keeps Me In Stitches.

the fast food skinny

Fast food with a 'tude

SHS Content Marketing

Musings and personal experience with content marketing

~Cruising through my Life~

journey since 1989...

%d bloggers like this: