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Saturday, November 26, 2011

Let me just start this by saying...

 I SURVIVED THE FRYING OF A TURKEY AND AM STILL IN MY HOME!!!  WHOOOO HOOOOOO!!!!
In all seriousness I was worried about the Hubby frying a turkey it is a dangerous thing to do, I have heard thousands of horror stories and I didn’t want to be this year’s addition. However I must confess that the indoor electric turkey fryer worked pretty darn good.  I was able to find a 14 lb turkey that wasn’t frozen and Hubby washed, dried and seasoned it, it took a little over an hour to fry.  I have to say this was the moistest turkey I’ve ever had, even the breast was juicy.  Secretly I did have my shoes on all while it was cooking just in case I had to leave in a hurry.  After the turkey and fixing were eaten and Hubby settled down to watch football, football and more football I curled up and stitched.  I finished the second design in my Black & White project.
Don’t know which one I’ll start next but I’ll figure it out when it rolls around again in my wonky rotation.  Happy Dance all around I finally finished the “Green Goddess” by Joan Elliott stitched on 14ct gold stardust Aida with DMC and Kreinik braid.  My photography skills are not the best but I’ve tried to take close-ups to show the beading.



It’s not official because I wasn’t signed up for 2011 TUSAL but just for fun here is mine, started the last new moon. 
Well 12 Days of Christmas is calling so I’ve got to go and make more wonderful little xxs.

8 comments:

MarchAnn58 said...

Glad to hear the turkey turned out, they are good deep fried.
Love the black and white very nicely done, and of course love the goddess,such a great job.
Pretty colors in your TUSAL.

Melissa said...

Congrats on the finish!!

Sheila said...

Hi Minnie and thanks for visiting my blog and your beautiful compliment. I must say I had a good laugh about your dh frying a turkey....lol Glad that all turned out well, but still giggling over wearing your sneakers... Just in case.

Your cross stitch embroidery is beautiful

Mangogirl said...

congrats on all the finishes! It must be so great to finish!

Vanessa Brantley Newton said...

Girl you are so fabulous!! Oh my goodness how on earth do you do it??? Awesomeness for sure. Thanks so much for stopping by and I hope that you and yours had a wonderful Thanksgiving!
Best,
V

Joysze said...

Woooohoooo on the fried turkey success!! :D

2 Happy Dances!!!!!! Congrats, Minnie... they look AWESOME!!! :D

Dani - tkdchick said...

Wow! Green Goddess is amazing! Congratulations on such a spectacular finish!

Jo who can't think of a clever nickname said...

Came over just to see Green Goddess! It's great to see a finished project rather than the computer produced one in the book.
The beads look really good. Well done!