Sunday, December 2, 2012

woo! what a weekend!

yay! sandy's here
wow, this weekend came and went so fast!  but we had the best time.  Sandy arrived friday at lunch time and we were busy from the moment she arrived til this morning when she left!  I think I pooped her out!  Poor thing slept on my couch.. probably didnt get the best sleep.  but shes a trooper!
gifts from sandy
spoiledgift for sandy
After Sandy arrived I fixed us some sandwhiches and a salad and then exchanged gifties before we headed out to do some christmas shopping! (sandy spoiled me!) the best was a book that she had made of the our weekend that we spent at her house this past June and her little christmas doll!  I made her the elf on the stool and I gave her some warm knitted booties.  While out galavanting we hit up buffalo stamps, the homegoods store and the christmas tree shops.  we were going to go to a nice Italian dinner at Carabas, but the weather was getting nasty and we headed back home instead and ended up getting hotdogs at Teds before getting home. 
 babys christmas book
 Then we got busy on some crafting!  well sandy did anyways.  I had bought the cutest paper pack to make a little christmas journal of my little grandbaby pies this christmas.  Not having any clue how to make one myself and sandy (and Natalea) being the queen of the most awesome journals, cut mine out and sewed the pages up for me and now its all ready to go.. just waiting for those christmas pictures!  Now, I just hope those babies cooperate and let me take lots of cute pics of them!  
After that, we were so tired and we went to bed!
 in the morning!
 I being a very early getter upper tried to be quiet in the morning as to not wake up sandy.. but she was soon up and ready and rearing to get  crafting!  She had brought these santa and elf hats with her and she thought I looked like mrs Claus in the santa hat!  we had to take some silly pictures..  Oh and if you saw the previous post, we also made the elf yourself video the night before!  we had a lot of giggles and laughs!
 first craft.. garlandsnoel stars
Our day was spent crafting away!  we made these star garlands, (mine arent finished yet).
then we made faux christmas cupcakes!  dont they look delicious?  and isnt that an adorable picture of Sandy?
 faux cupcakes minesandys cupcakes
We ended up with a bunch of company too.. Bethany came over with torry pie, and Jennifer came over with Ella (did not get a pic of Ella, darn!) and my other Sandy friend and her grandson popped in for a few minutes too!  Sandy got to meet my marla pie on friday when we stopped by her house for a few minutes.  I didnt get any pictures that day.  but Sandy did, hopefully she will post one of my little princess pie!
   torry came to visit us!torry and grammy elves
Soon after all the company left we got back to crafting!  We made these adorable little snowball girls!  Sandy brought all the stuff with her for us to make them.  arent they freaken cute?
OK.. then... if all that wasnt enough... we made cookies!  LOts of cookies!  We made peanut butter kisses, jam thumbprints and snickerdoodles!   
 we baked
yummy yummy yummy!!!
then......  out to dinner and driving around looking for an open pharmacy as my husband was pretty sick and had some scripts that needed filling..   all the pharmacys around her close at 6:00 on the weekends... who knew?  well I do now.. that is good info to have.  wish I had known it sooner!
After dinner and some wine,  it was back home to do some more creating. 
 more cute crafting!
Arent these the cutest little ornies?  Sandy had these tiny little campbells soup cans that were so much fun to play with!  She left a couple extra with me and Im going to make some with Torry and marlas cute little faces in them.
Anyways.. then we crashed!  
It was a very full weekend.  And when Sandy left this morning she was headed to Nataleas to visit with her for a few hours... I bet she is exhausted tonight.    I went shopping this afternoon with my daughter and now Im pretty tired myself.  
Looking at a pretty busy week ahead, I have a big bear and ornament order to fill, Jennifers HS christmas concert on weds night (shes the music teacher at Lyndonville HS), Bethanys 27th birthday dinner gathering here on thursday night and then Torry pies 2nd birthday party on saturday.  For now, I think Im heading to the couch for the rest of the night!
toodles all!  and have a great week!


NanaDiana said...

Wow- And I thought I was tired BEFORE I read this post! Couldn't you girls cram any more into the weekend?;>) Love it- I love that you and your friend not only had fun but you got so many crafty things accomplished. PLUS you baked. OMGoodness- You two are something else- xo Diana

Musings from Kim K. said...

Your pictures are just darling. I knew you'd have a blast. I can't believe how many shopping adventures, crafting projects and cooking you squeezed into the weekend. Sleep well tonight. You've earned it.

Erica of Golden Egg Vintage said...

Oh my gosh! You two must have had so much fun, and been exhausted! Everything that you made turned out so darn cute! I think I need to make some faux cupcakes!
Happy Holidays-
Erica :)

A Little Creation said...

What a wonderful weekend. Love the blue stocking. And that photo of you and Tory is adorable. Did the Santa on the cupcake come from a
99c snow globe?

Unknown said...

I sure am beat! We did so much! Thanks so much for everything. I hope Hubby feels better soon!

Sandy xoxo

RetroSandie said...

I love all the pix, Viv! You both look so cute in your hats and so happy to be crafting, shopping, and having fun!! And those cookies!!! My mouth started watering the moment I saw them. Boy you guys did everything! Wonderful!

The Cottage Market {Andrea} ♥ said...

Oh how SIMPLY WONDERFUL!!!! I love seeing you so so so happy! Everyone looked like they were bursting with joy! God bless you my friend -- you are a special lady indeed!!!! Loved EVERYTHING!!! sending you and your family tons and tons of hugs!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! and love!

Chenille Cottage said...

Hello My sweet friend,
Oh...I am so envious! You had a fantastic weekend judging by all the fun photos. Talk about the best of all worlds...Crafting, visiting, crafting, eating, baking cookies, giggling, crafting....Oh, what fun you had together!
Have a happy week Viv!
Big hugs,
Carolynn xoxo

My Vintage Mending said...

I think we all need to borrow Miss Sandy for a weekend...she really gets stuff done...smiles...Renee

Theresa said...

Oh how I wish I was there too:) YOU both are SO cute! I can't believe ALL that you got done! Have a blessed day dear friend, HUGS!

The Other Side of Me said...

Hi Viv,

You and Sandy looked so cute in those hats! She is right, you do look like Mrs. Claus.
Awesome projects. Your home looks so cozy in all the pics.
Glad you had a wonderful weekend together!

Kai said...

Oh, my HELL, Vivvy! I need a big NAP after reading all the things you two did! But what FUN! I already saw Sandy's blog & told her I am super jealous! Glad for YOU, jealous for ME! LOL! I need to HUG those cutie-pie grandchildren of yours! LOVE YOU and hope Tony feels LOTS better today!

Cindy said...

wow, what a great weekend you guys had. I can't believe all that you got done. Great crafty ideas. I always love those cupcakes you make:)

Unknown said...

I'm pooped just reading about your weekend!!'re sure got a lot accomplished!! Love the soup cans!

Kathy @ Creative Home Expressions said...

Wow, you had quite a weekend but it sounds like so much fun, Vivian! You both created so many wonderful things, too. Love the soup can ornaments, the faux cupcakes and the garlands. You really packed a lot into this visit!

LBP said...

Whoa! Y'all had a ball! Really cute crafts, I love the snow girls! The cookies look delish!



Grace said...

eeek! What a fun gorgeous picture of you 2!! I love all your craafts especially the Faux Cupcakes. I love cupcakes to "look" at them not really eat them so these would be ideal hahaha yes I am odd. Beautiful pictures beautiful grandchildren! I am so tired just reading about all you 2 did and Sandy then went to Nat's? Phew that girl is the Duracell bunny! lol Grace xoox

Debby said...

Oh my did so much and still have ots to do this week. It all looked like a great time and lots of cute things made.
My Dear Viv, I really need your address. You may be mailing it to me but my email sometimes changes letters after you reply. You have to make sure that the address is . Please send it soon. Our post office is so slow and the lines get so long. I want to have all my mailings done asap. Thanks dearie.


What a fun weekend.

Unknown said...

FUN! Times Two! I love that have shared your get together with us. What a hoot, and cookies, too! I so want to make the faux cupcakes. Off to read your tutorial again. Have a great week Vivian! E

Lisa said...

Oh, how fun!

Hearts Turned said...

What a wonderful time you had, Viv! Look at all that creativity flowing around your house--wow! And that cute little grandboy of yours--what a sweetie pie!

Hope you catch up on your sleep a little, my friend!


KJ@letsgoflyakite said...

So many beautiful photos in this post, what a marvellous weekend. Those snow babies are adorable.

Jenny's Heart said...

Looks like a great weekend!
One of these days I am gonna use the tutorial you made and make your cupcakes! You two had the creativity flowing!

Grace Garton said...

What an incredible weekend, all that crafting, baking and shopping, just magic!
You guys can spend a weekend with me anytime!