Monday, March 14, 2011

A Win and a rare visitor !

First off I want to tell you that I won a $50 gift certificate for the Fat Quarter Shop in the Basics Charity Challenge on Cara Quilts ,isn't that amazing , I am so excited .I haven't gone shopping yet as this is a busy day for me but I am sure I will find something wonderful to buy with my gift certificate . I want to give a huge thank you first to Cara for having this challenge ,she has a very kind heart and this challenge was to make us all more aware of the needs in womens shelters as well as other community efforts , her efforts spread far and wide and I am sure many communities benefited greatly so thanks Cara ! Secondly I want to thank Kimberly of the Fat Quarter Shop for her generosity and I look forward to going on the site and drooling over all the wonderful fabrics , patterns and notions , go check it out here .

This morning when I was cleaning up the kitchen I was at my kitchen sink when I spotted this huge Pileated woodpecker feeding on the woodpecker feeder , now I have seen these birds many times on the trees and telephone poles around here but never ever on the feeder so I quickly scrambled for the camera and was lucky enough to capture this photo of him ,pretty cool huh!
No sewing so far today , I am busy making lunch for tomorrows quilting session , hmm wonder what I am having , I know Joan and Linda are probably reading this and wondering but you will have to wait and see ;-)
Have a great day and thanks for stopping by . hugs Sheila

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8 comments:

  1. Congratulations!!! That's so cool!! Woody Woodpecker is so striking with his red top! Glad you had your camera ready!

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  2. Congratulations...and nice pic of the woodpecker...I got excited over some robins yesterday...lol

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  3. Congratulations, Sheila! Cara is a sweetheart and I am so glad you won!

    I love the photo of the woodpecker. They just love our suet feeders:) We keep them well stocked!

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  4. Congrats on winning the Fat Quarter Shop voucher. and that woodpecker is amazing. My only experience with woodpeckers is Woody Woodpecker :)

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  5. Great win... happy shopping.... love the woodpecker... how big is it?
    Hugz

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  6. Congrats on the WiN! yeh!!!!
    Nice pic.. don't you just LoVe bird visitors!

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  7. Congratulations on your win. So much loveliness to buy at the FQ Shop.

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  8. Way to go! You will love FQ Shop.

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