My “Hug Me! Slugs” are all whispering amongst themselves today. Two of them have been invited to visit a host and executive producer of a show on HGTV and the DYI network. This should be great fun for them, but I don’t want them to get too excited before they get there. They will still have to sit quietly in their box for the trip.
I’m going to try to update my Etsy shop tomorrow. I’ve still got a couple of “Hug Me! Toads” and a couple of “Hug Me! Slugs” to post for adoption. Above are, from left to right, Gilda, Glen, Jake, Rosemary, and Paulie. Gilda and Jake are on their way to their new homes right now. They will both be celebrating birthdays when they arrive at their destinations.
I know this sounds very sentimental, but I have to admit, after seeing the way Gilda and Glen have been staring at each other on my desk, it was hard to send Gilda out without Glen. I get attached to some of my toys, but this time, I felt like they’d gotten attached to each other! I’m sure they will make new friends and be loved.
I decided to pre-wash the socks I use for my sock dolls, and my mom has been patiently helping me turn and sort them all. I didn’t want them to pill, and so we’ve been air drying them. This full rack is just a drop in the bucket. My mom had been saying to me, “Don’t you have enough socks?” I didn’t realize quite how many I had, until I filled the entire washer with them. Oh my.