Friday’s Fave Five

Welcome to Friday’s Fave Five, hosted by Susanne at Living to Tell the Story, in which we can share five of our favorite things from the last week, a wonderful exercise in looking for and appreciating the good things God blesses us with. Click on the button to learn more, then go to Susanne’s to read others’ faves and link up your own.

It has been kind of a different week for me! But every week has its good spots, and here are five from mine:

1. A Ladies’ Party at church to welcome new ladies. I even won a door prize — a gift card to Target!

2. Closet changeover from winter to spring/summer clothes. I love the lighter look, plus some of my favorite clothes are in there.

3. A short lull between busy weeks.

4. Not running out of gas. I was running errands Tuesday and knew my gas was low starting out, but was late getting started and didn’t want to take time to fill up first. I figured I’d have enough to get where I was going and could fill up when I got done before heading home. And I would have…except for hitting a detour and then trying to figure out another way to get where I needed to be. In the fluster of all that I forgot about the gas until I got to my destination, then I noticed my “distance to empty” sign said 7 miles. When I got done with my errand I tried to look up a gas station on my GPS, and when I followed its directions, I ended up at a place that was not a gas station and my DTE was 2 miles — and it has a wider margin of error than that amount! I was in an unfamiliar area except for one street that I had passed that I knew had stores and restaurants, so I figured it had to have a gas station somewhere. It took a while to find one but I finally did, and was so relieved. That’s much closer than I like to call it.

5. Getting my newest cross stitch project back from being framed.

I’m wishing now I had opted for more contrast in color between the mat and frame, but overall I like it.

I hope you’ve been able to find bright spots in your week as well!

14 thoughts on “Friday’s Fave Five

  1. oh what a pretty crossstitch!! i just love it!! And thank the Lord you didn’t run outta gas!! yay for winning gift cards…that’s one of my fave stores…always good deals in there! 🙂 I, too, changed over some of our closets….always a good feeling to get those thick sweaters packed away! 🙂 Have a happy Easter weekend!!

  2. I hate leaving fill-ups to the last minute like that, though my hubby does it all the time. Drives me batty! LOL Glad you made it though! Have a great week.

    PS – Love the cross-stitch. Haven’t done a project in a while, but I love doing it.

  3. A gift card to Target is always good! Have fun spending it.

    I loved the warmer weather we had at the first of the week; I’m ready to switch clothes too. But now it’s cold again today. Oh well. It’s that time of year to go back and forth.

    I love your cross-stitch project. Beautiful!

    Praying you have a blessed Easter weekend.

  4. Sounds like a nice week. The church party sounds nice, and yay for winning a gift card! I LOVE gift cards! I haven’t changed my closets yet as it is still too cold here. But soon I hope!! Love your cross-stitch. I am working on one too, although I have been working on it for a couple of years now! I’m not too good at crafts, but someone gave me this and I am determined to finish it!

    Have a wonderful Easter!

  5. I love your latest cross stitch project!! I’m enjoying springy-er clothes, too, even though the weather doesn’t change here in S FL. I’m used to that changeover from living in colder climes.

    Have a blessed Easter, Barb.

  6. What a beautiful cross stitch. I really rather like the way you chose to frame it. It’s fun seeing your completed project.

    I had my own “Running on E” scare today and cut it much closer than I rather cared for while traveling on the highway coming back from dropping my friend off at the airport. It was a fun week though!

    Hope you have a wonderful Easter weekend!

  7. A pretty cross stitch project!

    I’ve had some close calls with gas tanks running low too – no fun! So glad it turned out well for you.

    I’ve only pulled out a few of my spring clothes so far – I have to have 2 wardrobes this time of year – sunny and nice this morning – snow tonight!

    Happy Easter!

  8. Sounds like a good week, including not running out of gas! God is good in big stuff and little. Happy Easter to you and your family. I’m glad we serve a Risen Savior!

  9. Your framing and matting set off the cross stitch very nicely. So pleased you made it to your destination without running out of gas! I smiled thinking about your closet changeovers. In Southern California, we can have warm weather in December. So the “summery” clothes are never too far away 😉

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