Friday, November 19, 2010

Holiday Craft shows

It's a week before Thanksgiving and the Christmas decorations and tv ads are bombarding us. We are trying to figure out when to start putting up the Christmas village-seems like it always takes a bit longer than the year before. Maybe that's because we keep buying a new house every year??? Who knew there was a Spam Museum??? who knew it had to be added to our Village?? And with all the road construction going on in Wisconsin, who knew a roundabout was being built in our Village in 2010? Must be all the money to give the economy a boost.

On Thanksgiving I will bring out the Christmas quilts and wall hangings and start decorating. We are doing 2 trees again-artificial and not really huge. We've moved some furniture around in the living room and we aren't really sure where everything will go-but it's time to start. I also have a Christmas quilt top that I should get to our friendly machine quilter. The quilt would be great to get finished this year-since I made the top in 2008!!!

Tomorrow is a big Holiday Craft day in the area. I think there are at least 4 shows that are within 10 miles of our house. So that means an early breakfast, comfortable walking shoes, and a spirit of adventure. I'll share what we see on Sunday.

Are you in the Craft Show spirit? Or do you stay as far away from them as you can?

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