This time we met here at our house; scouts were using the headquarters and there was only a few of us so it made sense to meet here. Hubby was at a rugby game so it suited everyone.
It was lovely sitting at the dining table in our conservatory stitching away - even nicer once the rain stopped and the sun came out. As we were at home I did lunch to save everyone bringing their own. It was a light buffet of ham and cheese batches, quiche, scotch eggs, pringles, tomatoes and popcorn - yummy
|Our yummy buffet|
Our sofa in the conservatory made the idea place to display everyone's work, especially as it already had my quilt on (handmade by my Mum)
|All our beautiful work|
|Great raffle prizes|
|My raffle prize - perfect for me|
Raffle tickets are allocated to each wrapped book and the corresponding tickets folded. Everyone picks a tickets and has the matching book (ensuring we don't get our own). My book was from Julie, thank you, it looks a good read which I might take away to London when we go in a few weeks.
|Our books hidden in their wrappers waiting to be picked|
|My book from the exchange|
We again use raffle tickets to pick the goody bags but with cakes too! Each bag has a ticket and a cake has the matching number - everyone chooses a cake and gets the bag of that number (ensuring we don't get our own).
|Carrot cake muffins with their tickets ready to be picked|
|Goody bags ready to be chosen|
|Grandad - put together by Jan (my Mum) and won by Julie|
|How much is that doggy in the window|
Put together by Angi and won by Gill
|Sing a song of sixpence|
Put together by Gill and won by Jan
|The Ugly Duckling - put together by Julie and won by me|
My items were:
Earth - Rajmahal Art thread
Camel - Rajmahal Art thread
Green - glitter green card
Chimpanzee - PG Tips tea bags as a chimp is the brand logo
Alligators - sweets with alligators on the package
Elephants - sweets with elephants on the package
Cat - mug and button
Floated - floating candles
Long necked geese - a planter !!
The goose planter was the best bit - it didn't fit in the goody bag and soon took on the name of Gertrude, getting up to mischief too.
|The Unicorn Song - put together by me and won by Angi|
|Gobble gobble gobble - those cakes are mine !!|
|Ready for the journey home on the train !!|
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