Sunday, January 27, 2008

My How Your Stash Has Grown

Or, thanks, Mom - you ROCK!

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It was Christmas Eve, 2007, and my mom called me.

"Go to this website and pick out what you want."

"Wait, I just walked in the door...what's going on?"

"This company is going out of business and this other one is selling grab bags for really good prices."

"But I don't really need any more yarn." I know, can you believe I said that OUT LOUD?!

"Just go to the web site and look."

So, I pulled out my lap top and turned it on...the fan whirred as I waited for the wireless to connect. Then, I clicked on my Mozilla icon in the sys tray, typed in the web address of www.patternworks.com and voila, grab bags of yarn valued at $99 were priced to move at $25 each. After clicking submit, my mom decided to have the package shipped to me instead of to her. Ooh, and I will be getting a package too...I thought. I was kind of excited about it at that point.

Imagine my surprise when on Friday, January 25, I got a package...address to me at a but similar but different address. Thank goodness for the post office's need to deliver.

Below is a movie depicting the contents of the aforementioned and pictured "grab bags." Don't be jealous...if you are a contest winner, or if you are a secret pal of some kind...you just might find some of this stash in your parcel.

6 comments:

  1. What a great mom you have!!! And now some great additions to your stash as well!

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  2. That is awesome. You got some great stash enhancement!!!

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  3. Your mom rocks! The stach enhancements are wonderful.....dabbing the drool from the corners of my mouth....

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  4. Wow what a great package and how lucky that your mailperson was paying attention. (Hope Gracie is doing ok - I need to go check.) g

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  5. yummy...! you have some great looking yarn there, and love the music. k.d. is of course a canadian gal!

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  6. You crack me up. Who else do I know that would set yarn to music (and such appropriate music)? no one. You rock!

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