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Monday, October 31, 2011

Monday Makings and Prayers Requested

Good morning dear friends!  Hope this cold Monday morning finds you rested from your weekend.  I have been working away on Christmas items lately, so I thought I would share some pictures with you before I get to some sad news.




All these are or will be listed in my Etsy or Ebay shops.  Today I'm going to work on some snow people and other goodies for the upcoming holidays. 

Last night I revamped my long neglected Selling Blog and I have some items listed there as well...including a couple of extra washboards I picked up last week when I purchased a bunch of them.


Now for the sad news....I wasn't going to share this until I knew it was okay to go ahead and do so....Last Friday, October 21, my dear son, Drew and new daughter-in-law, Maria experienced a miscarriage, and lost their baby.  You will recall I had just posted about the baby a few weeks back, and it is with much sadness that I tell you all this.  After a trip to the ER and several doctor's appointments, Maria found out that she has a polyp or growth of some kind, which prevented the pregnancy for progressing.  She will find out more this week, but I am asking for a wave of prayers for God's blessings on her...that the spot, once biopsied, is benign, and that the doctor can eradicate it and Maria will be as good as new.  If you can spare the time, you can extend your well wishes to Maria over at her blog, The Frenzied Fox Artwork.  She would love to have your support and prayers...while you are there, why not become a follower of her blog too...that would mean so much to her as well!


In other news, last Thursday I donned my rubber gloves and canned 13 jars of hot peppers for Mr. Whimzies - he loves them. 

We also had Drew & Maria over for dinner and I whipped up this yummy apple pie...which by now is just a memory - mmm mmm good!

I pray that you will treasure today and show your family how much they mean to you.  Life is so precious.

Autumn Blessings Friends

17 comments:

  1. Love your new creations ! My thoughts and prayers are with Maria and your family as you go through this trying experience I told her I know words cannot comfort her as I have been in her shoes but she must keep faith and look toward the future! hugs and prayers lil raggedyangie

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  2. I'm so sorry for your loss. Please keep us updated and I'll be praying that all turns out well for Maria. ~Roberta

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  3. Hi, love your new Christmas goodies. I stopped by Maria's blog earlier and read the sad news. Prayers and best wishes for you and your family.

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  4. Hi Wendy, Love your creations especially the santa with his reindeer. Hate to hear about Marie, that is really sad, hope everything turns out well for her, will have her in my prayers. Sending you hugs for you and your family. Vicky

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  5. Iam sorry for their loss and will keep them in our prayers. The santas look wonderful iam sure they will sell fast. That apple pie looks so yummy im tempted to make one, i have some apples that i need to use up.
    Linda

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  6. I'm so sorry that your family has to go through this. As my mother used to say "it will all work out in the end, if it's not worked out, it's not the end". I am going to write you all on my prayer list as soon as I am done here. I will pray for the Lord's peace in your hearts for His will and for him to lay His healing hand on and give patience to Maria and Drew.
    Kendra

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  7. Oh Dear Friend
    I am so sorry to hear. I truly understand the pain too. And the best medicine for that is FAMILY!! And lots of hugs. I will be praying for you all.
    Praying Trace
    P.s I just love all your adorable santas! you are so talented. do you take vitamins?? :)

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  8. Wendy, I love all of your Christmas goodies, you have been working so hard. I will keep you and your family in my prayers, I am sorry for your loss. Bunches of hugs,Lecia

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  9. After I thought about it, I thought that some may see my first sentence in my comment as heartless, what I mean by "it will all work out in the end, if it's not worked out, it's not the end" is to never give up hope. Kendra

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  10. I read the sad news on Maria's blog yesterday....and have been praying since. So sad...but who knows God's plans....Praying also for her healing and recovery....and more happiness in the future. Love your new Christmas folk....such personality.....Hugs & Blessings ~ Robin

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  11. Love your new pieces. Saw the elves...love them too. Sorry to hear of Maria's loss. Hope everything turns out ok for her. Your family will be in my prayers.
    Lois

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  12. I read the sad news on Maria's blog yesterday! Let her know that my thoughts and prayers are with them! Your Christmas item's are awesome!
    Take care and hugs!!

    Brenda

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  13. Wendy, Love all your new creations! ~ those Santa's are adorable!

    I read the sad news on Maria's blog ~ so sorry that she had to go through all of that ~ hopefully everything goes well for her ~ wishing for a speedy recovery and much happiness in the future.

    Prim Blessings
    Happy Halloween!
    Robin

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  14. I will pray for Drew and Maria. So sorry to hear about this. Your Christmas items are lovely, as always :)

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  15. Sad News Wendy~ I'll keep your family especially Maria in prayer.Warm Blessings!~Amy

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  16. Wendy I'm so sorry to hear of your sad news. I'll be thinking of you and your family and wishing you all the best.

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  17. Hi Wendy, I must have missed this post somewhere along the line so I'm sorry this comment is late.
    I'm very sorry about the loss of your grandbaby and Drew and Marias baby. May you all heal quickly and they can try again.

    Hugs
    Felicia

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