Wednesday, December 24, 2008
The children were nestled all snug in their beds,
While my husband wraps gifts for me in all greens and reds
To get me downstairs he suggested I blog
So I happily agreed and think I'll pour some egg nog
Guffaw! Well, after a very busy (and snowy) week, I'm happy to have a little time to blog and say hi. Today I actually cooked our entire Christmas dinner. I started doing this last year after always feeling like I spent the best hours of the day in the kitchen, emerging tired and hot. It's all cooked and cleaned up from turkey to cranberry sauce. Tomorrow when everything is heated, it will feel like a caterer delivered it all to us. Well, that's the idea, anyway! Here's what else has been going on ...
Our backyard blanketed in snow
First attempt at roasting chestnuts (kind of mealy -- undercooked?)
Working on a gingerbread house with my boys
Happiest holidays to all of my wonderful blogging pals!
Photo from a favorite book, A Very Mice Christmas by Wendy Wax. How can you not love a mouse wearing glasses? The top photo is from Toot & Puddle: I'll Be Home for Christmas by Holly Hobbie (yes, that Holly Hobbie). Unbelievably beautiful illustrations.