I am perilously late with this blog update. I know this because at the first kid party of the year, I was accosted by family members, wondering if I had died or something, as their Christmas memories had yet to appear. So here it is!
As the Thanksgiving leftovers disappear, and leaves drift toward the sidewalk in a fall ballet of browns and golds (poetic, huh?), I know the approach of Christmas is near. How?
Bumble appears again, ready to watch the festivities and enjoy a bit of seasonal warmth.
This year I employed some classic cookie cutters to make actual sugar cookies (from a mix people, don't get all excited that I discovered cookbooks and such!)
It's a squirrel.
YES IT IS!
My results weren't that bad!
Here's another one trying to do the same:
Another rare and elusive image of Auntie, complete with handmade hairdo:
Time for some afternoon gifts:
da olive on da finger tradition:
some chics, partying it up now that the hard part of the day is over:
Auntie's awesome butterscotch pies were, of course, awesome. I heard some others made some other pies, but I don't recall:
Upon returning to my domicile, I watched as Killer Diller and DP opened their presents, from friends and neighbors of course. I wouldn't think of spoiling them like that:
Yes folks, that is a personal cooling system for DP, supplied by a friend. DP loves it.
and now I have to get on the first birthday blog of the year!!