Monday, July 5, 2010

For Real - THIS is it!

THIS is the 999th post!

Today, Barb (HOLLAAAA!!) and I went shopping!! Joann's was having a big sale and of course we had to go and see what we could get! The Art Bins were on sale as was the backing for the SIS quilt. Most of the other little things were not on sale, but needed for some of the giveaways coming up. Plus, we had 10% off your total order coupons!

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And since we were right next to a PetSmart and Half Price books, I dragged Barb in with me. The PetSmart pic will be shown last... But I picked up some quilting fiction books. The Persian Pickle Club is for me, but the rest will be use in giveaways this month.

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After a little shopping we did something different than IHOP and went to Olive Garden. It was wonderful, but of course we ate too much! Then, we went to The Fabric Shack! I got the top 3 fabric and the donut FQ for I Spy quilts - I just couldn't pass those up. They are super cute! And all of the FQs were $1 so I picked up some backgrounds. And I found the cream and black fabrics! Sue sent the cream with the red when she sent Regina and I the swap fabric for the SIS quilt. Regina tried to find it, but we couldn't find the name of the line. I had to grab up what I could as soon as I saw it! And the last black is a tone on tone - KOI!! This will look great with the other Orientals for my neighbor's quilt!

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After we finished at The Shack, we hit the Village Family Restaurant for dessert! Peanut Butter Pie for me and an Apple Dumpling a la mode for Barb! Yum!!

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As usual, Barb and I had a great time and laughed a lot! Especially on the ride home... I think that we were getting really slap happy!

And the pups were very happy to see me. Especially when they realized that they got toys and bones from PetSmart! Here, I made them pose and they just wanted to continue getting acquainted with their new buddies!

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OK, for REALS! This is the 999th post! The 1,000th post is being written and will post at 8AM on Tuesday, July 6. See you then!

13 comments:

Michelle said...

Looks like you had lots of fun. love ya!

Amy (lilme2_99) said...

Loads of fun


and looks like that stash report will need some attention this week!!!

Will be glued to the screen tomorrow AM, hoping to be the first commenter :0)

swirlc said...

I LOVE the black and creams that matched the fabric I sent! Great find. I must ask though...what are those crazy orange critters in the first picture?! They are too funny! Can't wait for the big 1000 tomorrow!! Woo Hoo!!!

Jennifer said...

Way to go on the real 999th post! Sounds like you had a great day and have lots of fun stuff for your giveaway! I will definitely check in tomorrow!

Infinity Quilter/Knitter said...

BAD, BAD, BAD, BAD GIRL!!! Maybe a quilting fairy will stop while you're sleeping and cut up a bunch of that fabric! I wonder what the 1000th post will be about?!?

Babs said...

Omg - too much fun today. We both probably needed to wear a pair of depends LOL. I'm pretty sure I peed that last time on the highway.

Hollllaaa for pasengers falling asleep in cars LOL!!!

-Babs

Quilted Quickies said...

What a great day of fun...love fun days with friends and food included is just the bomb!!! Gidget is jealous of the new toys...she had informed me that she is in need of some new toys!

Ted and Donna said...

How do you know how many posts there are? I don't know how many I've posted or when I started! You are so far ahead of me in most everything in life ... except years!! Good luck with your giveaway. This is not an entry.

Love, Aunt Donna

Libby said...

Looks like you had a GREAT shopping trip!! I am so happy that you got Persian Pickle Club!! I so hop that you like it! If not, I am going to feel like a dumb-dumb!!

Shellie said...

What great finds! Love the fabrics, books, and toys for the poochies.
Tell more about the Ispy quilt....

orchidlover said...

Love the fabric and what on earth are those orange things withthe eyes

Love and hugs Gina xxx

PunkiePie said...

I shopped at Joanns this weekend myself and got a CUTE backing fabric for a sampler I'm working on. 4.75 yards for less than 12 bucks (with 40% off coupon AND 10% off total purchase). Can't beat that price!

call me crazy said...

Looks like ya'' had a great time! I'm going to have to go to the library and look for some of those books~ I love to read when it is too hot to sew. ;-)