Cross stitch and coffee

My little place to chat about stitching and other things.

Location: Auckland, New Zealand

I am a mother of three great kids,3 cats and a Fox Terrier.I own an Embroidery store, and my DH owns a Foundry.We live in house that is over a hundred years old and have a large unruly garden.

Thursday, April 05, 2007

Kip goes to school.

It feels like a long time since I managed to sit down and post here ! Last week was my first week working at The Embroiderer and it went far better than I had thought it would it really helps when you are already familiar with the products your selling lol.
I cant remember if I mentioned that last week I had a dog trainer come to help with Kip ( my fox terrier) I decided to try Bark Busters to get a few bad habits sorted out ,one is that he gets completely over excited when people visit ( its like he is on a pogo stick) and the other is that we can never leave him on his own as we howls!!! so this week has been rather tiring for all of us but we have begun to see real improvement with him which has surprised all of us since it has only been a week since the trainer came ( they use no rewards and no harsh methods) and while he is still a work in progress I think we are on the right track.
I have managed a little stitching this week but I forgot to take a photo I am working on New Beginnings by Abby Lane when it is finished it will be my first shop sample.
Well I better get on I seem to have endless jobs to do since many of them didn't get done this week .
Happy Easter everyone Take care


Blogger Namuelle said...

I wish you a happy easter, don't eat too much chocolates, think to next summer holidays ! lol.
I'm happy you love your first week at the embroiderer...good luck !

12:43 AM  
Blogger Margaret said...

Sounds like Kip is enjoying 'doggie school' since he is making such good progress.
Looking forward to seeing 'New Beginnings'.
Have a wonderful Easter.

9:13 AM  
Blogger Margaret said...

It must be great working at The Embroiderer. Wonderful when your hobby is also your work. Looking forward to seeing 'New Beginnings' - how exciting that it will be a shop sample.
Glad to hear Kip is doing well in his training.

4:27 PM  
Blogger Margaret said...

So glad to hear you are enjoying your job Tracy. It must be wonderful to make your hobby your work.
Sounds like Kip is doing well at school. Good for him, and you of course.
Hope you are enjoying your weekend.

8:07 PM  

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