Wednesday, December 24, 2014

Meet Emma

As I mentioned in my last post, my DH was traveling to Barcelona, Spain and Mainz, Germany earlier this month.  He asked if I would like to join him but I declined.

Although I have been to Germany I have never been to Spain so why would I choose to remain at home?

This is why…


DH was traveling over "Puppy Pick Up" weekend and I did not want to delay taking Emma home.

On October 31st we visited a local breeder to pick out a new Yorkshire Terrier puppy from a September 14th litter.  We selected this cute little girl  What a face….

October 31st
Emma: 6 weeks ~ 1 lb 4oz

At just 6 weeks she weighted in at 1 lb 4oz ~ so very tiny. We anxiously waited until she turned 3 months to take her home.  Our scheduled "Puppy Pick Up" date was December 5th and as much as my DH longed to be able to change his travel plans he could not.  There was no question about it, I was staying home so that I could finally bring this sweet baby home!

She is very sweet, absolutely adorable, sometimes a wee bit naughty, dearly loved,
and oh so cute
December 6th
Emma: 3 months ~ 1 lb 11 oz

I wish I could say that I knitted that sweaters, I did not.  The breeder sent her home in it.

For some strange reason Emma finds comfort hanging out by my muck boots.  Yes, she sometimes chews on the laces but will sit and sleep next to them.

Our 6-year-old Yorkie, Lily has been very patient with Emma who: nips at her legs, tugs at her ears, and attempts to jump on her back. Fortunately, Lily is able to jump onto furniture to escape the naughty puppy harassment!

Last Friday we took a loooooong road trip, driving 1900 miles without stopping (there were 3 capable drivers), to spend Christmas with my youngest DS in Colorado.  Last summer he took a new job here and we decided that we would spend Christmas with him skiing.  I have never skied outside of the Northeast so I was very excited about this ski trip.

In my next post I will let you know why I'M NOT ABLE TO SKI IN COLORADO ~ Unbelievable!

Wishing you a Merry Christmas

Until next time…


Robin said...

Emma is adorable! Hopefully, she and Lily will become friends!

Merry Christmas!

Robin in Virginia

Marilyn said...

She is soooooooooooooo cute!
And I love her little sweater.
Congrats on getting Emma.

Melissa said...

Marie, what an early Christmas present! Emma is adorable! What a cute little face!

Merry Christmas to you!

Jayne said...

What a sweetie, she is so cute, I remember my older dog use to jump onto furniture to escape our Jack Russell when she was a puppy.

Anonymous said...

Aww she s darling is she a Toy (miniature) since she is so small? She is so darling. Merry Christmas.

Barb said...

Emma is just precious - I'd stay home from Spain to pick her up too.

Did Lily & Emma get to go to colorado too?

Merry Christmas to all of you!

Julianne said...


Merry Christmas! Emma is so cute. What a great gift she makes. Have a Happy New Year.

Margo's Musings said...


Emma is just adorable - well worth passing on a trip to Europe!

Hope you are having a wonderful Christmas!

Maggee said...

I love Yorkies! Can't have any pets due to allergies but IF I COULD, it would be a Yorkie for me! Have fun with Emma as she grows, and hopefully learns to respect Lilly! Big Hugs!

CathieJ said...

Emma is so adorable!

Brigitte said...

Looking at that lovely new addition to your family I can easily understand why you didn't want to travel to Spain, lol.
Looking forward to your report about Colorado - I just love Colorado.
Happy New Year!

KrissKross said...

Your puppy girl is precious! I just wanted to thank you for your blog. I have been reading it since at least 2008. I remember finding your SANQ Rhode Island sampler and that inspired me to start my own. Thank you for sharing your lovely gifts and talents with the cyber world of stitchers! :)

Kristina in FL

Vonna, The Twisted Stitcher said...

Merry Christmas Marie, I was thinking about you...and I lit a candle for you at Christmas Eve Mass!
Are you home yet?! :)
HAPPY BIRTHDAY!!! Lit another candle for you yesterday on your belated birthday, day :)
Love you!

Catherine said...

I am smitten!!

Elisabetta said...

Ohhh, I have a yorkie puppy too, his name is Key! (He is the 4th yorkshire in my life) Emma is also the name of my daughter! ;)