Back in January, I shared my Gingham Apron Collection. I had every color of the rainbow except yellow and brown. (The yellow one in this picture is actually a tablecloth that I had in there to complete the rainbow). I never set out to collect gingham aprons. I just kept finding aprons, lots of aprons and I had far too many. I decided to go through them and pick out a theme or a certain type of aprons to keep and sell the rest. I settled on Gingham after I saw how many I already had. I just needed to find a brown one and a yellow one. Someday. No rush.
But, then a few days later, a package arrived from Melissa in KS. Inside it was a lovely brown apron. It was so nice of her to send it to me. I really wasn't looking for anyone to send me aprons! But, the lovely ladies of blogland are so nice. Thank you Melissa.
And, then last week, out of the blue, another package arrived. This one was from my Aunt Betty, who also lives in KS.
Imagine my surprise when I discovered a yellow gingham apron inside. But then came the best part - my Aunt Betty actually made this just for my collection. So, it is very special to me.
Guess what else she made?
Ha! Cute, right? I love it.
Thank you Aunt Betty!
Now, my rainbow is complete.
Today it got up into the 50's and the bulk of the snow has melted. It was hardly on the ground for 24 hours. We went on a big walk in the snow yesterday. I am 5'2", which is 62 inches, tall. The snow was 14" add in anything on the ground, plus lifting my foot to clear the snow, I had to raise my foot about 16" (which is above my knees) with each step. I felt like I was marching in a parade with each step. By the time we got home, I was exhausted. And now my legs are sore. But, we had fun while it lasted.
*Don't forget to go here for a chance to win a few of the beautiful handmade eggs from my Eggstra Fun Egg Swap. I'm throwing in some extra goodies too.