IHSW May Part 2 report

Hello friends,

Hope you all are enjoying Sunday in your corner of the world.
I had a great weekend – we went grocery shopping, had family over for dinner and I cooked so many new recipes. I know its Hermit weekend and I was supposed to stitch as much as I can. However, I love cooking and hosting guests so doesn’t feel bad if cooking cuts my stitching time once in a while ..lol

I stitched my House of Margaret Mystery SAL piece during IHSW. We are on week 7 and the last part will be released next Friday. In my introduction post to this project, I wrongly mentioned that the SAL will last 17 weeks.

Here is a before pic



Here is an after pic.

As you can see, the SAL is not a mystery anymore..haha. We see Alex, Marty, Melman (from the movie Madagascar) in the picture above. However I’m still guessing who the grey animal is, at first I thought it’s an elephant, because of the big ears in the pattern. DH says it’s a donkey. I don’t remember a popular elephant or a donkey from the movie. So, it looks like it’s going to be Gloria with long ears.

I’m hoping to finish this project next Friday when the last part is released. A happy dance is long overdue.
  
I will leave you with a picture of Black bean quesadillas I made for lunch yesterday. They turned out delicious. If you are interested the recipe, it is from http://thekitchensinkblog.com/.

Instead of using canned beans and store bought chipotle sauce, I cooked the beans myself and made chipotle sauce with Indian chilly.

Comments

  1. Glad you still got in some time to stitch.
    Kathleen Mary
    I blog at https://kathysnest32.wordpress.com/

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  2. Looking great, the movie is fab! Your meal looks yummy too

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  3. Great progress!! Barbie also looks very impressed :) And your quesadilla looks delicious!!

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  4. Great stitching - looks like a fun one with blocks of bright colours.

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  5. Such a fun project - and you will have a finish soon :)
    Great picture of your quesadilla lunch, I'm sure they were just as delicious as they look.

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  6. That's terrific progress on the sampler. And lunch looks delicious!

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  7. Oh yes, I can see the Madagascar characters coming up!! Looks really good and fun to stitch :)

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  8. I've not see the movie but I'm assuming Gloria is a hippo since it's gray. Looks like hubby is getting his fill of black beans now. So many wonderful ways to cook them up.

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  9. Great stitching!! Fourth one is Gloria the hippo with small ears but rest everything big ...lol

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  10. Great work on your fun sampler, Barbie seems to approve too...

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  11. Glad to see your stitching dear and really this dish looks so tempting.

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  13. Your lunch looks delicious and thank you for the link to the recipe. Your SAL piece is coming along beautifully!

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  14. I loved the movie Madagascar and those stitched caharacters are all so very cute !

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  15. LOL!!! Love how you showed off your "after" pic!

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