Monday, May 7, 2012

Giveaway Winners!

I hope everyone had a wonderful weekend. And for all of you who might not have noticed or were too polite to mention it, but Mother's day is next weekend, lol. It shows you how dense I am lately. I was looking at my new calendar and the events are listed at the top of the space, so I saw it as the date above it, duh. So, yesterday I finally realized that my kids were not ignoring me;)

I used the random number generator and the winner of two free patterns is.... Karmen of A Quilter Awakens. And for the winner or should I say winners of one free pattern, the winner is anyone who left a comment. Just send me an email with your choice of pattern or booklet and I will send you one! I really do appreciate your comments and a chance to laugh at your fun comments.

And for those of you who love the ocean, here are some scenes from our walk yesterday. It was a perfect day for a walk and I did double the distance, tired but a good tired.

We walked down a path, through the wooded  trails and came  down the beach and walked as far as we could towards the lighthouse.

This is the beach we walked down. The point at the end is where we have to go back to, then another long cove to get to the other point.

To get to this spot, we had to jump a small river that was coming out with the tide. The estuary is the perfect place for the birds to nest.

And for those of you who wonder where conchs come from, they grow on trees, of course;)

At the other point, the cormorants were enjoying the beautiful weather, as well. There were a couple of seals, but my photos were too blurry.

This guy had a place of his own. 

A few people were out in their boats. I love how the zoom made the background look so ethereal.

On the way home, we stopped at the town beach and checked out the kayak demo day. 

 The perfect way to end the day, everyone was enjoying themselves.


Fiona said...

I always love coming for cyber walks with you and seeing your lovely pictures.... love the conch tree!!! I would love your Christmas whimsy pattern if possible... I don't do punch needle but I'm sure I could do a stitchery with your design? what do you think?

SewCal Gal said...

Karmen has good Kharma. Congratulations.

And, I love all of your pictures too. Beautiful.


SewCal Gal said...

Karmen has good Kharma. Congratulations.

And, I love all of your pictures too. Beautiful.


annie said...

wonderful photos!
Congrats Karmen!

Cherry's Prairie Primitives said...

What a beautiful walk!!

Allie said...

Congrats to Karmen! Oh Debbie what a beautiful walk - that conch tree cracked me up! Love your pics. That seagull with his own little "island" is awesome!

Sheila said...

You were only wrong about the country for Mother´s was Mother´s Day here in Spain (and maybe other places in Europe, but not the UK) on Sunday :)

moosecraft said...

You're too funny... thinking your kids were ignoring you! You will have a better Mother's Day NEXT weekend! :-) They usually run the Kentucky Derby on Mother's Day.... so i was kind of confused too... anyways, great pics from your walk!

A Quilter Awakens said...

My goodness! I love your kitties so much, but I didn't think I would win your drawing. Is "Captivating Cats" okay? I would love to try my hand at punch needle, and I can think of no other pattern(s) I would like to make than one(s) by you, Debbie! Karmen

tubilinha tiacarminha said...

Árvore de conchas,linda!Moro na serra, e bem que gostaria de uma pra lembrar sempre o quanto é grandiosa o mar.E ter uma ilha...Aqui no Brasil o dia das mães é segundo domingo de maio.FELIZ DIA DAS MÃES PARA TODOS NÓS.

Wendy @ Ravenwood Whimzies said...

Congrats to the all the winners! You are so generous! I'll email you right away.
Thanks for sharing your stroll by the water...I wish I were there.
Enjoy your day!

Stray Stitches (Linda G) said...

Congratulations to the lucky winners!! Thanks for sharing the beauty that you saw over the weekend. It looks very relaxing with plenty to see.

TheRustyThimble said...

congrats to your winners

wow ok I have not been to a beach in years oh I so want to go!! really enjoyed your photos


Carole said...

I wouldn't use the word "dense", but just very busy, having lots going on! ;o) Lovely walk! Thanks for sharing! Hugs!

Barbara Strobel Lardon said...

What a great day. You have some beautiful land and seascapes in your area of the country.