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November 22, 2015

Thanksgiving week......

In a world filled with so much uncertainty and turmoil, 
it's good to take time to remind ourselves of the blessings 
in our lives and all we do have to be thankful for.  

At the top of my list is that my cancer was caught early
and that I have a
VERY GOOD
chance of never going down this road again.

I am thankful for my wonderful family, the roof over my head 
and the food on my table.  Simple.  True.  Timeless.

* * *

We ended the Sampler Tree Ornament series with this design,
Christmas Angel


For now, there are no 12-month series in the works. 
 I am taking a break from the pressure of them for now.  
I hope that 2016 will give me more peace than I had in 2015 
which would include a little time to just "be."


I did however start a new line within the company called "These Are My Sheep."  
The first, Born in a Manger, gives you a good idea of the style 
and theme of the line.....biblical sheep!

The third design we released is called "Three Snowy" Hills."
It's a classic LHN design featuring houses.....my favorite!


Next month we will have a new Hometown Holiday design and a
 return to our pattern line, All Dolled Up! with a cute wintry piece.



Gracie and her brother Luke just celebrated their sixth birthday!  


I count you all among my blessings!

Diane

21 comments:

  1. Wonderful news that you have been given the all clear and gorgeous new designs, Diane.

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  2. So glad to learn that you are healthy! Congratulations! And - the designs are beautiful... I am not into angels usually, but I can see stitching this one for my Christmas tree.. Thank you so much.

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  3. Hard to believe that Gracie (and Luke) is 6! Wishing you and your family a very blessed Thanksgiving.

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  4. That is good news and as you said so much to be thankful for here at Thanksgiving! I absolutely love your new sheep line and look forward to seeing them....along with stitching them. Happy Thanksgiving giving to you and your family.

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  5. Anonymous5:12 AM

    Diane I love the new designs and can't wait to see the next ones coming especially the wintery one. I am so happy you are doing well. Every week I write your name in our churches prayer book. God is good! Have a wonderful Thanksgiving! Pat Matejcek

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  6. Elated to hear that you are blessed with good health again...that is truly something to be THANKFUL for this coming holiday. Your designs are beautiful, as usual. Thank you, Diane !

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  7. What a praise your restored health is! I'm proud of you for planning to take time for yourself in 2016. Your new designs are, as usual, terrific and I can't wait to stitch them. Happy Thanksgiving!

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  8. So happy to read these good news. I wish you all the best for 2016 - and may your wishes come true and you will have plenty of peace and time for you and your beloved.
    Wonderful new designs!
    Thank you, Diane!

    Hilda

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  9. Happy After Thanksgiving! (I am a bit behind in reading blogs... again!) Congrats and welcome to the club for early detection and the lower chances of recurrence! I always look forward to any designs that you publish--love them! Hugs!

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  10. Always happy to hear of good news esp your health. Excited to see the new patterns in the new year!

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  11. Excellent news, Diane! So thankful for your prognosis. I'm glad to hear that you'll slow down a bit in 2016 and focus on just "being". Good for you! A lesson many of us need to learn. God's blessing on you and yours.

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  12. Happy Birthday to Luke and Gracie! It's a big date, isn't it? Thanks for sharing it! Your works are marvelous, Diane! The angel is so cute and nice. Where have you put it, I wonder?
    Cheers,
    Pamela Will

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Thank you so much for taking time from your day to drop me a line or two!

Diane