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Wednesday, 4 November 2015

WOYWW #335

So, it's Wednesday again, which can only mean one thing- time to hook up at The Stamping Ground, under the watchful eye of our smashing leader, Julia.By now you are probably all Halloween Cropped out, but I have a few pics to share,and a lovely day was had by all.
 Some gorgeous tags were made and shared by some of those who came, and I just wish I'd been up to crafting, as Halloween tags were right up my ( spooky) alley. So thank you, to all those who gave me tags, they are awesome- do you like Kyla's 'Mummy' with the googly eyes? I think its great.

Lots of lovely cake- it's a good job we're not covered by the Trades Description Act- we'd have to rename our crop as the 'WOYWW cake eating and chatting crop',lol. A smashing lunch, provided as always by our amazing LLJ,who kept everyone supplied with tea and coffee too.

I bought a hat from Tesco especially for the occasion- and the hall was brilliantly Halloween decorated by the group who were having a quiz night on Saturday evening.

Our lovely leader, Julia, with Debbie and Marg, ( Tattered Rocks and Silvercrafter),possibly admiring the multiple shades of blue Debbie managed to get her fingers! Kyla busy quilting in the background.

Morti and Dave, with Dolores behind them. Fiona and Lisa-Jane.

Mary Anne, appearing to have been abandoned by all.

I will leave you with those, as I'm sure you will see many more shots of our day, and indeed there have been some amazing pics already on LLJ's blog, HERE.

 I surprised myself, to be honest, with how well I coped with being sat/standing up all day, so much so in fact that I said to Hubby that I thought I would go to the NEC this weekend for the Hobbycrafts show. I'd really thought I wouldn't manage it this year, but I'm getting much stronger every day, so I reckon I'll be ok. Especially as Beloved Hubby said he would go with me- just to be sure I managed without any difficulties.So me and my Enabler Extrodinaire will be going on Sunday- not sure which of us will spend the most, lol.


Bridget Larsen said...

aaah an all in all good day with great people and lots of food to eat
Bridget #1

Helen said...

It was wonderful to see you and Doug, and I hope you have a great time at the NEC. Good for the Enabler!! Helen #5

Neet said...

Lovely to see the photos of everyone especially to see you looking much more like your old self (young self really but you know this English language and what I mean) when you have been so very poorly.
Don't overdo it at weekend but enjoy yourself and spend spend spend.
Hugs, Neet 8 xx

Unknown said...

Great to see you in the witches hat, obviously enjoying yourself. so glad to hear you are feeling stronger, more like your old self. Just give yourself permission to rest when you need to.

Sofie V said...

I looks like you had a fun day! Have fun this weekend!

Greetings, Sofie #11

sandra de said...

Lovely to see you back and looking so well. Enjoy the next Hobbycraft show and can't wait to see the great things you will pick up.
sandra de @19

glitterandglue said...

Hello Shaz. How lovely to see that you did indeed make it to the crop - and you look so well. I hope you didn't do too much and find yourself wiped out on Sunday - but there again - sometimes it is just worth it!!! Your star took you there, I see - well done Doug. Did he do any crafting, or simply enjoy the lunch and cake - and cake - and, er, cake!!
Take care. God bless.
Margaret #2

Annie said...

I am so thrilled to hear how well you're doing now....you really are amazing. I was so sorry to miss seeing everyone [esp you] but went to Phoebe's 7th birthday party and was entertained by a children's entertainer / magician. She was brilliant and plans to contact me for some sewing she needs doing for her outfits....what fun eh?
Have a great week.
Annie x # 24

Lunch Lady Jan said...

Lovely pics! Everyone was just so pleased to see you in t'flesh and know that you really were ok and doing well. Every day means getting that bit stronger. I hope you have a wonderful time at the NEC...good luck restraining BH!!
Hugs, LLJ 18 xxx

Annie Claxton said...

Hi Shaz, good to see you back and doing so well. Enjoy the show, hope you find some lovely goodies to treat yourself to :o) Your Enabler is one in a million. Have fun! Annie C #33

Nannie4 said...

Well, Shaz -- you look great! One would never know that you have been through what you have. I'm happy that you are feeling so much better. I've said it before, but your hubby is a sweet man. Hope you both have a good time at the Hobbycrafts show. :)
Nann #35

Felix the Crafty Cat said...

You are looking so good my friend and what a brilliant day, I am so jealous Lol! Hope you enjoy it at the NEC, I'm off there tomorrow but pray I don't see too many nice things that tempt me to buy. It's the space thing Lol! Have a good woyww and happy crafting, Angela x 23

Christine said...

You're looking great! Sounds and looks like you both has a great day. Envy you going to the NEC .... think this is the first time I have missed it!! The Christmas one - yes! I know it isn't but .... - always seem to have a much more friendlier atmosphere than the Spring oen.
Take care and don't overdo it.
Have a good week
Bishopsmate #38

Zsuzsa Karoly-Smith said...

Hi Shaz! Fun photos - looks like you all had a great time crafting and chatting. Hope you can make the craft fair - it must be fantastic being there! I've never been! It's probably too late to make any plans now but I'll look into it next year! Happy WOYWW! zsuzsa @InkyDinkyDoodle #31

CraftygasheadZo said...

Fabulous pics! Gutted I couldn't be there but as you know I was on the road. Loving your tags. I sure missed all that cake!! Take care Zo xx 32

Unknown said...

You look amazing! Love the hat of course. And the crop pictures I'm seeing are wonderful. Happy WOYWW! Sandy Leigh #40

Lisca said...

Great to see you and Doug on all the photos I have been seeing. You are looking great! I'm so glad you are recovering (slowly at first but getting stronger every day).
It's nice for me to be able to put names to faces as i don't know any of you personally.
Have a good week,
(PS have a good time at the NEC)

Diana Taylor said...

So glad to hear you are doing so well and lovely to see all those wonderful photos of the crop - I only wish I could have come along - it looks like you all had a fantastic day. I hope you have a great time at the NEC.
Diana #26

505whimsygirl said...

Hi Shaz,

I see you had a wonderful time with all that came to the Crop. You had a nice pile of images to color but it sounds as if there were more talking and eating! My kind of group; which I hope to go to a Crop one of these days.

I am so glad to hear that you surprised yourself with how well you did! Congratulations on your recovery and getting stronger every day. You are very fortunate to have the hubby you do -- especially when he enjoys the same sorts of things. You'll have to report to us who spends the most at NEC!

I'm not participating this week as I really didn't have anything to share. I wanted to stop by and see how you are doing.


Kyla said...

It was great catching up. If u go at the weekend I think their website says you can pre book a wheelchair to save your legs....also means your enabler will have to stay by your side rather than wandering off untethered!!!! :-)

Fiona@Staring at the Sea said...

It was so good to seeing you looking so well Shaz. You're an inspiration. Please pass on my grateful thanks to Doug. Lap top all tickety boo :-)

Fiona #51

Kim said...

So glad you could fully enjoy the crop-probably the best boost for recovery!! Have fun at the show...if my hubby came to one with me, it would spell all sorts of disaster! LOL!

Stacy Sheldon said...

great hat :) love that you have photos of everyone playing too :) ~Stacy #46

Sue said...

Hi Shaz, So glad you are feeling such an improvement and I hope you enjoy the Hobbycraft show.

The Crop looked like a lot of fun.

Thanks for stopping by my blog.

Sue #17

Robyn Oliver said...

Lovely to see you out and about Shaz - the hat looks a 'treat' on you. Yes love Kylas mummy tags too. Take care and enjoy the craft show RobynO#28

Ali H said...

Fab hat! Great to see you back with the gang and so glad to hear that you are feeling better each day! We are planning to visit the NEC on Saturday - promise we'll leave you some things to buy! Love Ali x #56

Anne said...

How good it was to read that you were well enough to go to the crop - so pleased for you. Have fun at NEC - while since I went - it's not far from me. Unfortunately can't go this weekend either. Anne x #27

Lizzie J said...

Hi Shaz, it was lovely to meet you and hubby too on Saturday. You have some great photos of the crop. Hope you get to the NEC this weekend and have a great time.
Take care,
Lizzie J #35

Elizabeth said...

Hi Shaz, I've seen loads of photos of the crop now and it's so good to see you looking so well and enjoying getting out and about again. The tags are all wonderful. Enjoy the NEC but do take it easy. Have a great week. Elizabeth x #42

Shaz in Oz.CalligraphyCards said...

Hi Shaz,
ah, so lovely to read your post etc and hear that you are getting stronger...long may it continue. I pray for you and your Enabler Extraordinare each evening, and am guessing Doug will live up to his name @NEC.

I'm not WOYWWing as in Sydney at hospital as I write this. Just down for check up and tests.

However would so love you to pop over to my blog and join in with the fifth blogaversary candy on offer. Hard to believe it lasted more than five months let alone five years.
Love and God bless dear friend,
Shaz in Oz.x

Twiglet said...

Glad you all had such a fab day - great pics on all the blogs. That man of your is one in a million - enjoy your trip to the show. x Jo

Kristiina said...

Wish I lived closer, I wouldn't mind crops and craft shows... Glad your on your feet, don't push yourself too far!
Happy woyww :)
Kristiina #41

Sharon said...

It looks like everyone had lots of fun! I'm so jealous!


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