Thursday, November 10, 2016

Essay 101...How I Spent My Vacation

Happy Fourth Day of My Vacation to you!  LOL

Spent a couple of days down in the Los Angeles area, specifically Rancho Cucamonga.  I had a wonderful visit with my friend and his family.  I am sort of a mom figure...I've known him since he was he is like one of my own.  He is a good dad, a good husband.  I am very proud of him.

Of course, after I finished checking my hotel's address, it was on to find any yarn, cross stitch, or fabric shops in the area.  I hit the jackpot!!

Well, well, well.  Yarn and cross stitch.  Okay...  OH.  MY.  GOODNESS.  This place was packed full of surprises.  Much more than I expected and the couple that own the shop were very nice.  Oh, and since it is my birthday month, 20% off.  LOL  I was happy to show my driver's license.

I showed restraint.  Only four patterns and two skeins of yarn.  Really.  LOL  Somehow I picked all autumn-type patterns.  I love pumpkins and blackbirds...

Then on to the next shop.

This was a different type of shop.  Airy and fun...

And on the back wall....somewhat inappropriate....but SO funny!!  LOL

I found some pink mixed, bumpy, lumpy variegated skeins.  I figured I could add them into different projects for eye-appeal.  The other yarn is merino/alpaca blends.  Pretty and squishy!!  LOL

While I wasn't visiting or shopping, I worked on my projects.  Moving fast on my teal scarf.

Here's my blankie, now on my third skein.  Oh, more teal...LOL

I've still got about two and a half weeks left of vacation.  Hubby wants to do something this weekend. I am willing to go just about anywhere since I've already got my yarn and cross stitch fix.  LOL

Wishing each of you a wonderful day.  Be kind to one another.


  1. Woo hoo! This is great. I am glad you are having a good time Angela.

    1. Thank you, thank you!! It was so nice to just get a way and not think for two days. And the shops? Icing on the cake! LOL

  2. Ohhhh very cool. I think I could easily just visit there and spend hours dreaming of what to make! I am looking forward to seeing what you make with all that pretty yarn. ((hugs))

    1. Good morning! When I took pictures at the More Yarn Company, I explained that they were for YOU!! LOL They totally understood! LOL

  3. Angela on vacation! Way to go! You are off to a great start. Just that shop alone is like a holiday. I would love to visit a place like that, so envious. Luscious(sp?) yarn and now some relaxation. Enjoy yourself.

  4. It sounds like your vacation is off to a GREAT start.
    Hugs :)

    1. I am putting as much fun into this vacation as I can. LOL

  5. Oh my Angela, finding such a shop is like winning the lottery. I'm sure I would have spent hours in there, lol. No such stores near here, even not when I go farther. And 20% off - who could say no?