Sunday, January 4, 2015

Back to the Hexie World!


During my week off we went on a fun vacation! We packed our bags…


And after driving a bit, we took a train…


You guessed it - station 9 3/4! We went to Orlando for several days, spending three of them at The Wizarding World of Harry Potter. I read the first few books when our daughters were young. A few years ago I started over and read all seven books one after another. Love the stories!


Now I can mark this off my bucket list!



Many of the balloons from the Macy's Thanksgiving Parade were on display - as in Shrek!


Can't beat a big smoked turkey leg!

We spent the last day at Epcot, ending our trip with amazing fireworks.

It was good to get away for a few days. Our wonderful Daughter 1 and SIL took care of our house and dogs. Thanks E and T! Daughter 2 went with us - some of her friends and her boyfriend (great guy!) were there our first day. And yes, the Butterbeer was great!

Okay…now back to hexies! I hope you all like this year's January block! I plan to finish my February block today - just need to do the Perle Cotton stitching.

I'll also be putting a few final touches on Hexie Love! I can't believe the launch of the magazine is THIS WEEK!!!!!! Squeal!!!!!!!!!!!

6 comments:

  1. Sounds like you had a blast on vacation! I love Disney World and Epcot! Haven't been since Harry Potter was added. :( I read books with oldest grandson who is 22 now (YIKES can that be?). Thanks for using SIL - now I get the shorthand of it - could never figure out the IL part!!!! :) When can I pay for my e-mag??? I AM READY! Take care. -Nancy

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  2. I cant believe the size of those turkey legs lol

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  3. Yes I love the January block! Can't wait for Hexie Love to come out!

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  4. I am a bit green with envy. I read the Harry Potter books when my girls were reading them and I am a huge huge Harry fan.
    Hexies are coming!

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  5. We went there over Christmas break, too! It was awesome. We loved the warm butterbeer the best.

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  6. Wow your holiday looked like the best fun. Now for our fun - Hexie Love :)

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