Friday, May 13, 2011

A busy non-quilty month

I know I've been MIA the last few weeks but life (in a good way) got in the way.  The only quilty thing I did prior to this Monday was make this and send it off as part of the Pincushion swap.  I received mine but haven't taken pictures yet.

The guy pictured below is one of the things that got in my way of quilting.  Here's my DH on his 59th Bday.  He wanted to go to NYC to see a show so we headed in on a rainy Wednesday and stood in line to get discount tickets to see Memphis.  It was sooo worth it.  A great musical about the move of black music onto mainstream radio back in the early sixties.  This picture was taken at lunchtime in our favorite Irish bar where we go whenever we are in NYC.  Notice how his paws are wrapped around that beer glass!

This is the other place we always go when in the Big Apple.  It's a little shop called Crumbs and their specialty is cupcakes.  We always stop for a Six pack before heading back home.  They make the classic 2 inch cupcakes as well as the SUPER sized ones. My favorite is, of course, Irish Creme.  We tried the Elvis ths time as part of the Memphis theme which was delicious.  PB and chocolate, YUM!!

My DH took this picture and sent it to our trainer at the gym.  He likes to torture the poor kid.  I brought him back the Squiggle which if you are from the Northeast is the classic Hostess cupcake.  Chocolate cupcake, chocolate frosting with the white squiggle on the top.  Needless to say, Mr. Trainer did not say no to the cupcake.  
Lastly, we spent Mother's Day at Fenway Park, courtesy of my son. He sent the tickets to us. He knows how much his mom loves her some Red Sox. It turned out to be a lovely day with great seats and a win! Yeah!
Now I'm back to the grind.  This week I spent some time cleaning up some little projects.  The shams for my Fall quilt are done and ready for September.  I hemmed three pairs of pants, finished a wool pillow that I started months ago and cleared the deck for my Paint chip challenge which has been started.  I'll have pics of my progress on Sunday!


Debra Spincic said...

Good to see you out enjoying spring! Who could resist those cupcakes?

Kay said...

What a happy post! I'm so glad for you, and envy you the trip to New York. The new blog background is pretty too.

Tracey @ozcountryquiltingmum said...

Looks like great fun, love all your previous cat quilts, my girl will go crazy!

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