It’s here! Can you believe it? Christmas is here already! Did you make it? I managed mostly. I knew when I said a few weeks ago that I wasn’t planning to knit or sew anything this year, that comment would be a mistake. No sooner did those words fly off of this keyboard, than I saw something I wanted to knit for gifts. I made a valiant attempt, but didn’t get all of them done. That’s what the break between Christmas and New Year’s will be for and I’ll try and show you if I manage to get them done.
The shopping is all done, the gifts are all wrapped, and most importantly, the cookies are made. Just in time for my traditional Christmas Eve breakfast! We’re having our annual gingerbread competition later today too. I’ve already heard at least two people say they’re going to win this year, so it should be lots of fun.
So hey. Totally unrelated to Christmas (but I’ll throw in a Christmas related photo or two lol), but do you loooong-time readers remember this photo that I posted years ago when TheFirstChild and SweetiePie were just starting their new lives as a married couple? I took this picture of them as they walked away from us and inadvertently caught this sign in the shot with them. It was a happy accident as the big job of building a new life together was just beginning.
Well, now, they’re doing another kind of construction. Well, mostly SweetiePie is doing all the work and a new baby will be joining our little family in June. Eeeeeek!!!! We’re all beside ourselves with joy! The first grandchild. The first great-grandchild. The first child of the new generation. There may have been tears and jumping up and down when they told us. And I’m not just talking about TheManoftheHouse. It’s so cute how my nieces are so excited that we’ll soon have a baby in the family again.
Poor SweetiePie, she’s been sick, sick, sick for several months. Just when it seems to be letting up, it hits her again. Her energy is starting to return though, so I’m hoping the rest of it (notice how I’m sparing you the gory details – you’re welcome!) will soon clear up too.
And, are you clued into my little Christmas ornament subliminal message??? It’s … a … GIRL! Be. Still. My. Heart. Pink Sewing LOL! Smocking! I’m thinking that pretty little pile of Liberty will keep me busy for awhile. Oh, the excitement!
Anyway, all that good stuff will have to wait a bit longer — we have the holidays upon us. Wishing you all a very VERY Merry Christmas — full of love, laughs, and lots of cookies!