Tuesday, January 10, 2012

A Slow Monday Evening

Blogging Buddies it was a very quiet evening - thank goodness.  I was super lazy and hauled out the enchilada leftover for dinner!!  It was just as good on it's return engagement the second night.  I plugged in the tree - yes, my tree is still up and blinking brightly!!  With everything else gone it is only the tree and that is left and that must come down tonight.  With the January Cottage completed and February chart in route I was sort of between projects - well, not really ... I guess I could of pulled out a WIP but why do that when I could here something new calling my name... start em.. start me... start me..........   So I gave in  - after about a half second - and started something I kitted up for Christmas.  If you cast your mind back a few months you might remember I had everything together to start BBD's "Tis the Season" so out it came and I made a pretty sad little start...


I am using the called for Belle Soie and stitching it on LL "Pear" - which looks mighty like a shade of khaki and not very greenish, but nice.

The reason not much stitching was getting done is that I started to watch - on DVD - the super costume drama "Edward the King" - 1975 - starring Timothy West as Edward VII and Annette Crosbie as his Mother, Victoria.


I got the first two discs last night and got through the first one and about half way through the second.  I watch it up to the point just after Edward survives his attack of typhoid fever in 1871.
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The recipe for "Orange Blossoms" is posted over at Blacksheep Bakes so you can click HERE to go there.
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That's about it for today sports fans.  Don't forget to sign up for my Gift-a-way on THIS Blog post.  Thanks for stopping by today, do stop by again.

Take care,
edgar

14 comments:

Gabi said...

Beautiful new start. This one is one of my favorites and I can imagine why you gave in. Have to get me a piece of that color too soonish.
Thank god my tree is down since last week. As much as I like having the tree up, I hate putting it up or down. Have to kick myself seriously every time to get the bum into moving gear... Lol

butterfly said...

Great new start Edgar, I know the feeling , every time I pass my pile I hear a calling of start me next, ha ha.

Margaret said...

Oh, I love the new start! Always BBD is a favorite! As for the Edward VII series -- thanks to you, I just finished watching the whole series -- it's on Netflix instant streaming finally. So I watched the whole series over a couple of weeks and enjoyed it so much! Thanks for the recommendation. It's the perfect segue way into rewatching Downton Abbey and starting season 2. :D

Shirlee said...

That is a beautiful start ... on my to-do list of course : ) Thanks for the info on Edward the King. Love those types of stories & might have to get this one : ) Blessings, Shirlee

Teresa said...

Loved your January cottage and can't wait to see more of Tis the season.
Enjoy your tree one more night.
Teresa's Heartfelt Stitches

DonnaTN said...

Ssometimes it is too much for my brain to stitch and watch a good program, especially a new start. So I think you did pretty good. I've never been able to watch figure skating and stitch. I always miss what the audience gasps about.

Mouse said...

ooooo nice start and love the sound of the colour of the linen .. and a start me always seems to be the loudest shout doesn't it ..lol :) love mouse xxxxx

Peggy Lee said...

I too have been hearing "Horseshack shouts" from my stash basket. I am soon to give in to it!

Julie said...

Lovely new start. I love Annette Crosbie, such a good actress.

Quiltin' Sandy said...

Hi Edgar. That DVD sounds great. I have just finished watching a 6 DVD set of a series that was on the BBC. It's title is "To Serve Them All My Days" absolutely brilliant and I am sure you would love it too. :)

Stray Stitches (Linda G) said...

Thanks for the Orange Blossom recipe!!

Anne said...

Even a small start is a start :D Will have to check out that King Edward series after I finish watching Downton Abbey... I think you would like that one too :D

Angela said...

A start is a fresh start no matter how small :) Wonderful choice and love the fabric color too.

I haven't seen the DVD but I do love costume drama's so will have to see if I can find it around :)

Lynn said...

I love this start and have it on my to do list for this year. I've bought the fabric but not the floss yet. I'd love to use the silks!
I just told my DH about Edward the King. It's right up his alley so he's going to check it out. Thanks!