Sunday, January 3, 2010

Happy New Year

Well it has been a month since I have posted to my blog - What can I say - December was quite the busy month at our house - lots of company - several luncheons, shopping, visiting and of course stitching and cooking!!

It was a wonderful holiday here at the Smith household - below is a picture of our family - bottom of the staircase is husband Terry, me, sister Jean, niece Jenna, daughter Lindsay and then son Jeremy.
Here is Jenna with her fingerless mittens that I made for her.
Jean with her fingerless mittens
Lindsay with her fingerless mittensJeremy received fingerless mittens last year, but would like to have another pair!! So what do you give a young man for Christmas!!?? How about a made by Mom pillowcase! ;o)))
Can you believe he just loved it - I am so glad.
Actually everyone received a handmade pillowcase - one also went to my sister's son, Justin who is working in Quatar.

Hope everyone had a wonderful Christmas and Holiday season --- Happy New Year to you all.



Heidi said...

Wishing you a very happy new year Roberta! Your Christmas looks festive and happy in your photos. I am glad you had your family with you. Love the fingerless mittens. My mother knitted me a pair which are long so I can stay warm and still do things. I wear them in the house. The pillowcase you made is so beautiful. I can see why your son loved it.

Hugs ~

Carolien said...

Hello Roberta,

Happy New Year! What a nice family pictures ... and I love those mittens!

Bye, Carolien

Sherry said...

The mittens are wonderful and the pillowcase is just beautiful!

Brigitte said...

Oh Roberta , your family pictures from Christmas are so lovely. You seem to have spent a great Christmas Day and everyone look so happy with their handmade gifts from you.

hazel c UK said...

It was lovely to see your very happy looking family and I love the fingerless mittens.

So pleased you had a good Christmas and best wishes to you all for 2010.
Hazel (UK)

Clare said...

Happy New Year Roberta, looks like you had a fun time. Could do with those mittens here in the UK - all this snow you know! great to see you back.


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angelasweby said...

What lovely Christmas family photos, Roberta. I love the one of you all on the stairs. You and your sister are SO alike :>) What a great line of happy smiling faces!!

The fingerless mittens are wonderful. What a lucky family they are to have such an accomplished knitter amongst them!! They must be so useful. The pillowcase is amazing too.
Warm wishes Angela xx

Paoletta said...

Happy new year. You have a very nice and lovely family!!!
Greetings from Italy

Ellen said...

so nice to be able to put faces with names of your family members