Monday, January 23, 2012

Monday Link Party 51

Thank you all so much for your support and kind words on my post about our drive-by shooting.  I haven't felt up to responding yet but I have read each and every comment and they really meant a lot to me.  I was numb the first couple of days before I finally broke down and sobbed for awhile on Saturday.  We still aren't entirely sure how we are going to proceed but we are considering a few different options.  The insurance adjuster is coming by this afternoon so after his visit we will at least be able to patch up the door and wall.  It hasn't helped that when we are in the living room watching tv all I can see are those holes reminding me of that terrible day.

Anyway, I am trying my best to put the pieces back together and return to normal life.  Which means it is time to get on to the link party.  :)  There were some great projects last week.  A few of my favorites were:

This delicious Cinnamon Sugar Pull-Apart Bread from Crumbs and Chaos.  Yum!

This Bathroom Makeover from A Pumpkin And A Princess is absolutely beautiful!  I love the stenciling on the wall and the clean spa feel of the entire room.

The Taylor House shared some great ideas for an Overnight Guest Basket.  What a great way to make people feel at home.

I love the steampunk feel of this Burlap Skeleton Key Table Runner from Posy The Porcelain Pig.

Thinking Out Loud! shared some fun Marshmallow and Toothpick Creations.  I completely forgot about making these as a kid.  This is probably something that Jer would have a lot of fun with.

Thank you all for linking up!  If your project was featured feel free to grab a button from my sidebar.

  • Please become a follower of Polish The Stars
  • Link up anything related to the domestic arts: crafts, recipes, photography, cleaning tips, money saving tips, decorating, etc. NO advertising or Etsy shops.
  • In the "Name" spot put the name of your project or recipe.
  • Link directly to your post - not your home page.
  • Add my button or a text link to your post to spread the word.
  • By linking up you give me permission to use content from your post for the purposes of featuring your project.
This party will be open until Friday at Midnight. My favorite projects will be featured at next week's party!

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4Sisters said...

Thanks for hosting such a great party and for featuring our Cinnamon Pull-Apart Bread!

Becca @ Crumbs and Chaos

adventuresindinner said...

Oh, I'm so sorry for what you're going through. Hope you have a VERY uneventful week.

Audra @ Once a Mom Always a Cook said...

Thank you for hosting! Have a wonderful week, blessed week :)

Sharon @ Elizabeth & Co. said...

Thanks so much for hosting Megan! I've been thinking about you!

Mikalah said...

Thanks for the feature Megan! I didn't see your post on the traumatic event, I will have to go and read that. I'm so sorry to hear about that though! How scary!

Danee said...

In what can only be horrific irony, I wrote a long comment to you after your shooting. Then Saturday I found out a dear friend's 6 years old was shot with a pellet gun in the throat and she died. She was 6 and I assume from the news reports, though can't confirm that one of her brothers accidentally did it- either 11 or 13 years old. I spent all weekend in shock and sick. They don't live in anywhere near me and we haven't spoke often but time melted away. I too have a 13 year old and a 6 year old. We all became mom's together while military wives- with only each other to lean on. I can't imagine the horror she is going through.

Crystal said...

Thank you so much for featuring my bathroom. I hope you have a great week!

Yael said...

oh my goodness - i just read about what happened... i am so glad that you and your family are all right! i'm sure it must have been a random incident, you don't seem like the type of family to attract such enmity and violence.

hope this week is amazing!

Elena @ La Petite Vie said...

Good Morning Megan! Thanks so much for hosting, way appreciate it! Oh my gosh, so sorry to hear about the shooting, how scary. I will be keeping you and your family in my prayers. Hugs!