Friday, October 1, 2010

It's good to be back

Hi everyone I hope all is well with you all and it's good to be back in blog land again.

I am now back home after my travels in the UK, first my news, Brain and I went to see the specialist and we got good news (about time too) his cancer has stabilized for the time being that’s really good news that we needed, he still has to have therapy but it seems to be working this time and if all goes ok he does not have to see him again until next year.

He will be monitored here in Bahrain for any changes, so darn happy things have finally changed direction and fingers crossed it stays that way, all we have to do now is get some weight on him as he lost 23 kilos, so out come the yummy cakes.

Our son’s wedding went great and I will post some pictures later, we all had a good time and to see all the family and friends again was fantastic, oh plenty of bubbly too.

I did lots of shopping with my friend who we stay with and she even took me to the Ally Pally for the craft fair, ohh spent far too much there but it was so tempting so I gave into my temptation, as you do, now this does not take a lot for me to give in lol I have the will power of a jelly fish as DH would say, all I can say is good job we had a good baggage allowance :-) 80 kilo all together and I had 79 of it lol, I so loved that day.

More of my antics later in the week so now onto my card, I have been making cards for a Breast Cancer coffee morning that my friend is holding on Sunday
and this is one of them using my new stamp from LOTV and coloured with promarkers my new best friends.

The inside I have used a new MS punch, love this punch.

I have entered into some challenges:

Papertake – Sketch

Creative Card Crew – Flowers

Cup Cake – Pink and Brown

Stamp Something – Celebrate

Thanks for popping I do appreciate your visits, I will see you all later as I have a lot of catching up to do with my blog hopping.

Please note my new email address, top left of the page, I had to change it, I had been hacked and someone was sending emails from my address.


smalller Linda


Dragonlady said...

Hi Linda

Wonderful to hear some good news from you - what a relief for you both.
Gorgeous card too and by the way - do crafters have any self restraint where goodies and stash are concerned - no I don't think so!!!! You deserve to treat yourself hun.

Hugs Ali x

pinky said...

I'm hopping up and down with your good news Linda. I am so glad things are looking up for Brian!! So looking forward to see some of the wedding photos, that must have been a lovely occasion. Loving your card, you can't beat these lotv stamps for cuteness. Glad you had a good spend at the craft show, well deserved!! Nice to hear from you again. Hugs

Anonymous said...

That is such wonderful news!! Welcome back and your creation is just adorable!! :) BIG HUGS

Sally said...

Welcome back! I have really, really missed you. I am so happy to hear that you and Brian finally got some GOOD news! You card is gorgeous and for a cause that is near and dear to my heart as my sister just made her 5yr breast cancer survivor anniversary! Tell Brian to eat all the cakes and sweets for me that I cannot eat anymore! That will fatten him up in no time at all.
PS..Glad you got to treat yourself to some crafting goodies.

Vicki said...

Linda, So happy to hear the good news. I do think of you frequently. Hope you had a wonderful birthday!! Thanks for stopping by my blog!

LINDA said...

Awesome News!! Im so glad hubby is doing so good. buy him lots of candy and fatten him up..Your card is beautiful.. Love it!!!
Hugs, Linda

Ali said...

What lovely news about your husband, cant wait to see wedding pics and pics of your new stash xx

Ann Whitfield said...

It's great to have you back Linda - and even better to hear your good news - long may it continue!!!
I nearly forgot - great card too!
Ann x

Kim Piggott said...

Oh Linda that is such good news for your hubby. So happy for you both.
So glad that you had a wonderful time at your Son's wedding he must have been thrilled you were there and to go go to Ally Pally how brilliant!
Love your beautiful card! Such a cute image and beautifully coloured!
kim x

Faye said...

Oh Linda, this is such a pretty card. I love your take on our pink and brown theme. Thanks or playing with us at Cupcake this week. xx
Fab news too!

Riet said...

So beautiful card Linda,I love the image and the colours.
So gorgeous papers.

Hugs Riet.x

Jules said...

Hi Linda

How lovely to read the good news on your blog.

I am so pleased things have stabilised for Brian and that your Son's wedding went well.

I'm looking forward to seeing your new crafting goodies.

Your card is gorgeous too. I love the LOTV images... .. I think they are all so cute!!

Love Jules xx

Stef H (Glitterbabe) said...

oh linda! i am so glad to hear good news AND to see you! you have been missed. i see you still have your mojo - and just as gorgeous as ever!!!!

welcome home.

hugs :)

Pattie said...

What a cute image and colored beautifully! Thanks for joining us at Stamp Something!


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