Whom have I in heaven but You?
And there is none upon earth that I desire besides You.
My flesh and my heart fail;

But God is the strength of my heart and my portion forever. Psalm 73:25-26

Sunday, February 24, 2013

One Year Blogoversary

Good Morning my friends! Hello to my new followers. I am so happy you have decided to stop by. =) I have been blogging for one year now. It has been a joy to join in with all of you.♥ It really warms my heart to experience such friendliness. I have met so many nice, caring friends.♥

I would like to give a few gifts to you for this, my one year blogoversary. Firstly, I made another bottle cap pincushion. I have never made two alike. So, yes, this is another Wintery Wisconsin one, but it is white with pale blue, DMC 775 floss. I also made the pale crystal counting pins.
These are freshwater pearl earrings straight from the jeweler (never worn).

 And this is a pretty pinpillow I have a hard time parting with! ;)
This pattern is from one of my older magazines, The Cross Stitcher, April 2009. The pattern is by Olde Willow Stitchery Threads, it is just simply called Quaker Motif.
This is stitched one over one with DMC B5200 on 32ct Antique Pink linen. I loved, loved, loved stitching on the little white buttons. I have never finished like this before and thought it up and loved the idea of it!
And this is the back. Isn't this just the sweetest motif? I found it at my library. ;) It is from the book Better Homes and Gardens Stitching Pretty. I just adore this little motif!!♥ This pinpillow is so  me!!

So my friends, if you are interested in this offering of mine you need to be a follower. You also need to leave me a comment on this post, please tell me if you are interested in the giveaway. Would you tell me how long you have been blogging?  I will draw a name for the winner on Wednesday, March 6th.

Mabel is improved. She is still on her medicines. She does seem not exactly the same. Like maybe she has only recovered 90% of the way? We are working with the vet with her medicines. We hope she makes a full recovery again, and goes a long time with out another flare up of pain.

As for me and my tummy, well, it is still burning. It takes some people longer to get rid of that while on the acid blockers. If it is not gone by the time the two weeks of meds are done, I have to call the doctor of course. I do NOT want an ulcer, nope!

Still stitching bargello and little things. =) Pictures soon I hope!

May God richly bless your day my friend.♥

Stitching and praying,
Vickie






34 comments:

Margaret said...

You're so sweet to have a giveaway! Happy blogiversary! I think I started blogging around this time of year too. I started in 2009. So that's what? I guess it'll be 4 years?! Wow. lol! Anyway, thanks for the giveaway. Hope the vet can find the perfect meds for Mabel to be 100%. And also that your stomach stops that burning!

Peggy Lee said...

Congratulations on your year blogaversary!
I love that little "Wisconsin Winter" pin cushion. I can also see why the other one is your favorite. Very cute. The buttons around the edge are a neat idea.
Glad to hear Mabel recovering.
Yes! Please enter me in your generous giveaway! I have been blogging since June of 2010.

Marion Goulding said...

Hello!! From Nova Scotia, Canada!!
I just found your Blog! I do have a Blog, but have not updated it in months....I am a bad, bad blogger!!
I do surf the stitching Blogs...and love, and admire them, and wish I could be as faithful at posting....
Hope Mabel recovers to 100%....love your stitching!!!!

Marion
(PS...my poor blog is Threads and Needles Passions at Blogspot

gracie said...

Happy Blogaversary...I started in late September of 2010... and it has been wonderful for me too. Glad Mabel is doing better and hope you will soon feel much better.

Angela P said...

Happy 1st Blogoversary :) What wonderful gifts you have put together. I follow your blog but not "officially" as I am subscribed through google reader but please don't enter me :) I've been blogging for 5 years now and my interest is disappearing.....LOL.

Glad to hear Mabel is doing better and once those acid blockers kick in and work you will feel like a new person. It took about a month before I started feeling better and 2 months before I felt completely normal :)

butterfly said...

Well done Vickie I am so happy you started your blog last year, at the end June it will be my 2nd year.
So happy you and Mabel are both getting better.
Love all your giveaways please put my name into the hat. hugs.

cucki said...

aww so sweet..Happy 1st Blogoversary dear...
what a sweet giveaway..i started my blog in may 2011..
please count me in the sweet giveaway..thank you
hugs x

Shirley said...

Good Morning Vickie, I have been blogging since 2008 and met a lot of interesting people. It let me visit so many places that I know I will never be able to go. I would love to enter your giveaway. I keep thinking I am going to have to try counted yet. I may just do that when I am home more. I am one of your followers and I always love seeing what you are doing. I am saying an extra prayer for Mable. Hugs and Prayers from Your Missouri Friend.

Angela Cruz-Garcia said...

Happy Blogaversary! I have only been blogging a couple of months and am so thankful to have met all the new friends I have made. I would be honored to be included in your giveaway. I am happy to hear that Mabel is doing better and hope that she recovers to 100% and stays that way for a long time.

Minnie said...

Happy Blogaversary! Please enter me in you give-away, Pearls are my birthstone. I have been blogging since October 2011. Time has just flown by.

Trace4J said...

Happy Bloganiversary friend
I ve been blogging for two years.
I love all the friends I have made.
I am praying your tummy feels better soon and for your sweet Mabel
Woolie hugs
Trace

Emma/Itzy said...

Congratulations on your one year blogging! I guess I am still a newbie when it comes to blogging, my blog is only about 10 months old :)

I would love to be included in the giveaway please :)

Emma xo

Anne said...

Happy Blogoversary Vickie!! Your gifts to give away are so beautiful and I would enter but my ears aren't pierced!! Isn't that the funniest thing? I never got them pierced and have never felt the need to pierce them. Anywho, I started bloggin back in September 2010 and am so glad to have "met" such wonderful people like you :D I'm glad to hear that Mabel is nearly better. You take care of yourself too. I sure hope you don't have an ulcer. That wouldn't be good.

Big hugs to you and lots of prayers!

Cindy's Stitching said...

I have been bloggin for more then a couple of years now. It is so much fun and i get to share my hobby with other people. I have been a follower of yours for a while now. I would love a chance to win.

Nicky said...

Congratulations and happy anniversary to you Vickie. I hope Mabel returns to full health really soon and that you feel better too. Your stitching is, as always so beautiful, I love the pink pincushion, it's very pretty!

Maggee said...

Congrats on the Blogoversary! I hope you begin to feel better real soon! Same for Miss Mabel! Don't enter me, as I cannot wear earrings...(allergic to metals against my skin)...But it certainly is a really cute Quaker cushion! Hugs!

rosek1870 said...

Congrats!!! I started blogging in August of 2011. I can't believe it has been that long! I am a new follower and would love to be entered in your give-a-way. Thank you for your generous give-a-way!! The prizes are all just wonderful!
Hugs
Rose
www.ChristmasCityStitcher.blogspot.com

Simply Victoria said...

I have so enjoyed reading your blog! Happy 1st year! I started blogging a year ago but really just went public with it in December. Thanks for sharing your cute creations with a giveaway.

Catherine said...

I do hope that you and Miss Mabel are feeling better.
Congrats on one year!! It has been a pleasure getting to know you ~ looking forward to more! Please do count me in for a chance at your goodies ~ I love them all ~ so very sweet. I started blogging back in the fall of 2010.

Deborah said...

I am glad that you and Mabel are starting to feel better. Happy 1st blogaversary! I would love to be entered in your giveaway. So very generous and lovely. I started blogging almost 3 years ago.

Nicola said...

I do hope that Mabel makes a full recovery. How old is she?

I think I started blogging in November 2011.

Chris said...

Congratulations on your blogaversary! I am so glad to have you as a blog friend!
Congratulations on your son's school accaptance. You must be so proud. And so nice that he will be able to stay home.

Giovanna said...

Congrats on your blog's first anniversary! Thanks for offering such a lovely draw, and I'd love to be included, please. I've been blogging since April 2008 - almost 5 years :-) I hope you'll be feeling better soon.

Shirlee said...

I hope you feel better soon my friend! Congratulations on your first blogging anniversary! I will be blogging 2 years on May 1st. Please do include me in your giveaway drawing. Such wonderful offerings! That bottle cap pincushion has my name written all over it you know ; )

Carol said...

Congratulations on your blogoversary, Vickie!! I'm not entering as I just won your last giveaway and am already the proud owner of one of your pincushions :)

Good news that Mabel is almost 100%--hope you follow her lead!! Take care now ...

Meari said...

Happy Blogversary!!

Would love to be in your drawing. Hard to believe, but I've been blogging for 7 years in November.

Deb said...

Congratulations on your blogversary!! Isn't it amazing how time can fly!! I'd love to entered into your giveaway. The items are beautiful!!

I'm sorry to hear about the gastroitis. I've never suffered from it, but my girlfriend recently was and she's been telling me everything that is going on with it. I hope that yours is better soon.

Michelle said...

Happy Blogversary Vickie. What a generous offer. Please include me. I have been blogging for 5 years this year what a joy it has been xx

Lillie said...

Congratulations on your blogversary, Vickie.Congrads to your son too, am sure you are very happy with the good news. I will have to keep my finger crossed until May :(

Hope you are feeling better and Mable is too.

Gosh! I will be blogging for 8years come this July. It would have been longer if I didn't quit my first blog.

Please add my name to the draw, what a wonderful generous offerings you are giving away.
Take care there!

Poussy Stitches My Love said...

Oh que c'est mignon le caniche est sublime !!

bisous de FRANCE

lynda said...

I would love a chance in your giveaway. Your pincushions are lovely, and I am glad that mabel is improving...she looks like such a sweetie! I started my blog in 2006, but that doesn't seem possible! I don't think I posted much at the beginning!

Hazel said...

Congrats on your blogiversary! I would love to enter your gorgeous giveaway. I have been blogging a long time. I think perhaps 7 years, maybe more. I'll have to go and check. Xx

Melody said...

Congratulations on your blogoversary! I have been blogging just a little over two years. I have enjoyed meeting so many online friends over this time. Your giveaway is lovely, and I'd love to be included. Your stitching is beautiful.

Jo who can't think of a clever nickname said...

Congrats on your blogaversary, I started mine nearly 2 years ago. Spring seems to be a popular time to start a blog!
Love the design you chose for the pink pincushion.
Hugs for Mabel.