Saturday, November 20, 2010




Hi!! I am so excited about this time of year! Even though all my children are grown and I still am feeling that empty nest syndrome --which I don't think I will ever get over --- I LOVE this time of year with all the excitement! Especially the MUSIC! I love it when they start playing Christmas music. Doesn't it just put you in the mood and take you right back to your childhood. I remember growing up when it seemed there was a Santa Clause on every corner in our downtown. Now we don't shop in downtown any longer...just shopping malls and it doesn't seem as exciting as walking the streets of the city with all the lights where the Santa's were ringing big bells and in the BIG stores children were lined up just waiting to sit on his lap. Of course, that isn't the real reason we are to celebrate Christmas because it is Jesus Birthday. Even though this "Free Chart" I have done for you does have a Santa Clause on it....please remember the true meaning of what this season is all about and what we are truly celebrating....the Birth of our Lord. Without Him we wouldn't be able to give those wonderful presents to our loved ones and friends or have any wonderful things. So as the season approaches, I hope you will take time to step back and not get caught up so much this year in what you can spend on each other but more in what you can give from you heart. Those things that are truly remembered. For memories are really one of the only things we can call our own.
Be Blessed as Always,
Nancy


15 comments:

Tanya said...

I love your designs and can't believe you always give them away as freebies ~ thank you!

I love santas too, but we always taught our children that it was ALL about Jesus' b'day, NOT about Santa! I think too many people emphasize the jolly old guy and NOT about the TRUE meaning of Christmas. Thank you for sharing that on your blog.

Have a wonderful holiday season!

Tanya~friendshipcrossing.blogspot.com

Helena said...

Thank you!!!!!!!!!!

Jennifer said...

Love your designs. Wish I could stitch them all!!!!
Jennifer
Feathers in the Nest

Kathy (woolfind) said...

Nancy, God Bless you for giving of your gift. Love your patterns.. So very generous of you. Although I am a lover of Santa's, I will not forget the true meaning of Christmas. Without Him we can do nothing.....

josette said...

MERCIIIIIIIIIIIII!
Encore une grille, vraiment vous nous g√Ętez trop.Elle est superbe, encore merci.

Adelina said...

Gracias!! , Thank you !!
I really like your designs.
Greetings

Catherine said...

Thank you for another lovely design!

Liliana said...

I love this desing!
Thank you very much!
Hugs from Spain
Liliana

Scarole said...

I love Christmas time too, even if my children are older now. I love avent calendars, stories, and shops decoration. Thank you for your designs.

Debbie @ ribbonwoodcottage.blogspot.com said...

Thank you so much for this wonderful design. I just love it. I love Christmas and always love to have a project I can carry around in a ziploc bag in my purse and pull out at the doctor's office or anywhere and do a few stitches. 30 minutes here and there make the project get done pretty quick!
Blessings,
Debbie
I love your blog too.

bibobuddy said...

Thank you very much!
Have you a great day!
Hugs
Nadia

Le blog de marylin said...

very nice thank you

marylin France

flutterbygone's said...

THANKS!!! I certainly appreciate the free chart!!!!

Tanya said...

What a cute free chart!!

I saw on ebay your listing here:
http://cgi.ebay.com/FRENCH-LAVENDER-POCKET-CROSS-STITCH-THE-SAMPLER-GIRL-/290232838212?pt=LH_DefaultDomain_0&hash=item439339a844 and that chart is only $6 retail so you might want to change it :)

Thanks,
Tanya
www.thesamplergirl.com

Country Laura said...

Thank you very much!
Ciao
Laura

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