What is your wish?

January 4, 2009   /   byswakembroidery  / Categories :  Feeds

dsc_0779

One year ago, Kim sent each of her employees this beautiful ornament for Christmas. The outside of this ball reads, “WISHES”. Oh, how I love this ornament. There was an inpirational note to go along with it that challenged us to think about what wishes we had for the new year, write them down and place inside the ornament to read one year later. At that time I wrote down those things that were important to me regarding all areas of my life, including my family and work. How fun it was to open last week! Some things I accomplished with flying colors, and others I did not. Wonderful!

My husband and I started a family tradition several years ago with our children and it’s something I always look forward to at the end of each year. On the night before we take the Christmas tree down, we all have a “sleep-over” underneath the tree. Yes, even the parents! We play games, have treats, listen to the last of the Christmas music of the year and talk about our new “wishes” for the upcoming year. Oh, how fun it was to see my 6-year-old little guy really have to think and think and THINK over this one! For my 2-year-old, I decided I would be the one to make the wish for her….NO MORE DIAPERS! LOL!

I have some definite goals for my personal growth as a wife, mother, business woman, and friend. What are some of your wishes for the new year? Writing it down may only be the beginning, but it is a beginning, and for that alone, you should give yourself a pat on the back! Because after all, wishes…  

dsc_0962


This is a syndicated post. Please visit the original author at The SWAK Embroidery Blog

You may like


Seamwork Sadie jumper

Is there anything more magical than when a toile (aka stunt garment) turns into something that you can actually wear. In public. I think not!Behold my very wearable toile of the Seamwork Saide jumper that I whipped last Sunday. I wanted to make this ju…

read more

Little House Gift Boxes – Free Cut Files

This post is created in partnership with Silhouette. It also contains affiliate links.  I have this thing with little houses, especially around the holidays.  If you’ve seen my advent houses and my paper gingerbread/holiday houses, then these little house gift boxes are probably no surprise! 😉 They come in two sizes…The small one can be…

read more

Leather Anemone Clutch – Tutorial + Free Cut Files

This post is created in partnership with Silhouette.  The beauty of pleather anemones is that they can be in bloom all year round! And with this project, you can carry a bouquet of them with you wherever you go, in the form of this leather clutch. If you’ve been here a while, you know I…

read more