Dec 19, 2006

I had to share with you the card Ans­ley gave me last night. Talk about mak­ing all the stress worth it while I have been get­ting ready for Christ­mas. As I was read­ing this card it brought tears to my eyes.

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Our house is completed…

Dec 17, 2006

All the dec­o­rat­ing is com­plete and ready for our hol­i­day guests to arrive. Final­ly I can sit back and enjoy the hol­i­days and think of what I am going to cre­ate with all the new pho­tos I have tak­en.

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Crunch time…

Dec 14, 2006

So all I need to do is fin­ish up my Christ­mas Cards and send out my SS gift. Okay off to fin­ish my Christ­mas cards and box up my SS gifts.

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Still decorating…

Dec 13, 2006

Click here for more pho­tos Last night, burn­ing the mid­night oil once again, Con­nie came and dec­o­rat­ed our piano. Her hus­band Rick is dec­o­rat­ing our man­tel using pieces of their vil­lage.

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A Friend and a Tree…

Dec 12, 2006

So yes­ter­day was not start­ing out well with the tree. So as I was putting on the orna­ment hang­ers, open­ing box­es of dec­o­ra­tions and hand­ing them to her she is putting every­thing in, around and on top of the tree.

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First Batch of Cards…

Dec 11, 2006

I fin­ished my first batch of cards last night. fin­ish my sec­ond batch of cards get lights on the tree wrap gifts wash clothes clean the house Have a great day.

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Christmas Cards…

Dec 10, 2006

My Christ­mas cards are in the mak­ing. Well actu­al­ly, the rea­son for me mak­ing them this year could be that I searched for cards all over Frisco Fri­day night and could not find one box I liked.

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Childhood Memories

Dec 9, 2006

I was 6 years old and in the 1st Grade at Longfel­low Ele­men­tary, in Mrs. Young’s class. I also love this let­ter to San­ta that my Mom wrote (check out her hand writ­ting) for me when I was real­ly lit­tle…

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Holiday Memories…

Dec 7, 2006

What is your favorite hol­i­day dish (exclud­ing dessert)? Favorite Hol­i­day mem­o­ry as a child? What’s your favorite hol­i­day tra­di­tion? What is your favorite hol­i­day dessert? What is your favorite Christ­mas song? What is your favorite Christ­mas special/movie?

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One thing…

Dec 5, 2006

I have need­ed a pho­to of Ter­ri wear­ing a San­ta hat for weeks. after I got the pho­tos of Ter­ri I need­ed we both looked at each oth­er and decid­ed it was time to take some pho­tos of Zeus for her Christ­mas cards.

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Christmas Card, Gift Holder and Envelopes

Nov 28, 2006

Click here to view more pho­tos I LOVE to cre­ate tem­plates. So, for a few fam­i­ly mem­bers I cre­at­ed Christ­mas envelopes to match their gift card hold­ers as well as Christ­mas cards.

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Catching Up “LONG”…

Nov 25, 2006

I will post the Brine recipe at a lat­er date in case some of you cook turkey for Christ­mas and want to give this a try. My BIL Dou­glas and Ans­ley had a cute lit­tle duet going on the piano.

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Just a peek…

Nov 16, 2006

at a project I am work­ing on right now. I’m just a bit ner­vous since I will be the one cook­ing the turkey this Thanks­giv­ing and I’m not a cook! My Mom can cook the best turkey!

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Cookie Recipes

Nov 14, 2006

but­ter 4 tbls pow­dered sug­ar 2 tsp vanil­la 1 tbls cold water 2 c flour 1 c fine­ly chopped pecans Cream but­ter and sug­ar. brown sug­ar 1 tsp cin­na­mon White bread 5 eggs 1 1/2 cups whole milk Pow­dered Sug­ar Melt one stick of but­ter in the bot­tom of a 9 x 13 pan.

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