Wednesday, January 27, 2010

I Must Have Been a Very Good Girl This Year

I am only over a month late, but better late than never. Santa was very, very good to me at Christmas.

It seems that I received most of my Christmas presents before the big day - a Bamboo pad that I saw when we were out shopping one day, a set of Hiya Hiya interchangable circulars that dh Dallas purchased for me when we were in my LYS, a new printer when my old one died (I still say that it wasn't a present since having a working printer isn't a luxury, but a necessity for me), a new cordless mouse (ditto about the printer), a subscription to Spin Off which I found out about early since Dallas didn't want the promotional emails going to him so he used my email address, my sister's drum carder that I purchased off her when she bought her new electric one. So when I saw a large, strange-shaped present under the tree with my name on it I had no idea what it could possibly be.

I had a good laugh when I opened it on Christmas morning. It was a bulletin board with pictures of all my presents.

And then out of the corner of my eye I glimpsed something else (I was holding it upside down at that point, afterall)...

Confusion led to realization, realization led to speachlessness, which led to (okay, I admit it) tears.

I never in a million years expected a Majacraft Rose, which is the wheel that I had decided would be my next one when the time was right. It just seemed like a complete indulgence when there are so many other places for the money to go to. Like bills, groceries, the kid's activities...  The list goes on and on.

 My sister Susan was in on it, of course.

Have I mentioned lately that I am married to the most wonderful man in the world?

And just for good measure, here are the kids emptying out their stockings on Christmas morning.


Mama's Magick said...

OOOOHhhhhh, I am so jealous! I have been lusting after the Ashford Kiwi. Maybe I'll get it for my birthday.

Puddytat purr said...

Hey, I bought myself a Rose for Christmas too! Don't you just love it?

I love mine so much, I'm seriously considering selling my beloved Ashford Joy LOL

Amy said...

Haha I love the idea of a presents board - I'm rubbish at surprises and generally get most things on my list before Christmas! Gorgeous spinning must have been good :D

susanwritesandknits said...

That's gorgeous! I don't spin, but I've always wanted a wheel because they're just so pretty.