Gioia finished her swimming lessons this week. She didn't really "pass" the class because she didn't want to submerge her face/head. She also didn't really want to jump in where she would go under. That is ok. She is going to be 5 next week on her birthday so she is still little. She went of the board with her teachers help the 2nd or 3rd day. She later told me "SHE PUSHED ME!" I said, oh honey she just helped you. "NO SHE pushed me!" Ok. So that settles that i guess. She decided that was all of that she wanted. She told me she would do it when she was bigger. I said that was fine. :)
We changed the earrings to match. Gioia found the 14k gold one we thought we lost. So now she has both them in. It was not without a struggle. I think they can just stay that way until she is 20 at this rate. I don't care if she ever changes them again. Geez...
We had an Italian cooking day here last week as well. We made homemade lasagna. Also we had lunch together and it was great. The kids all got along really well. In fact one of the little girls has requested to play with Gioia again.
Quilting. Lets see. It is going ok. I am not super happy with the two I am quilting right now. The tops look fabulous, but the quilting is hard. I think the biggest one will turn out fine. I was hoping for GREAT! Not going to happen. The second one is a scrap quilt so I don't care as much what it looks like. I am trying stippling for the first time. It is hard. I actually think the back looks better than the front. Oh well. If it really sucks maybe I can give it away to a charity or something. The Star Quilt-a-long is almost done. One more week for the star blocks. I have 6 of the 12 setting blocks done so I have to work on that. Then I have to decide how to quilt it. Since I am making it for a Christmas gift I really want it to look nice. I am have to just practice on scraps until I am more happy with my quilt finishing abilities.
8 weeks until baby. :)