Why do I even own a camera? I am the worst at documenting anything (which is probably why my etsy pictures could use some work...i need some practice!). I had my little 'party' last night. Just my sisters, probable future brother-in-law, aunt & uncle, and Hubby & me. I learned a new card game (Spit) and it was a riot. This is the only picture I got...before anyone got there, so before any food went out...not particularly impressive.
Though I did get the tree decorated, and put out some of my holiday stuff. The penguin couple goes out every year, no matter how little desire I have to decorate.
Our Ikea ornaments have loops for hanging. That was not going to work on my 'tree arrangement' of pine babies. So I had to dig for the package of metal hooks that I knew we had, though, have not used in a long time...
The girls and I like to get dressed pretty, and I have my sequined dress from our Vegas trip that has limited occasions for which it can be worn, so I like to wear that whenever possible. Of course, I didn't get a shot of the 'finished product', but here's my glamour shot after the hair and jewelry...
...though, this is even before I had my satin flower fascinator on, too!
It was a good time. For me, at least.
I had taken yesterday and today off as 'vacation' so that I could concentrate on cleaning up my basement and possibly getting some stuff done around the house. But now I have a 14-day work 'week' ahead of me. And then it's Christmas Day (yes, I did just say it's 14 days until Christmas). So, my plans have changed a bit. Sure, I could still clean the basement today, but I won't.
Tomorrow is our towns Christmas Stroll. I recently made a collection of 6 paper snowflakes for our friends to hang in their bakery (for which my payment was a paper shredder!! I love the barter system!). They are so kind, and didn't 'let' me, so much as 'insist' that I make some to sell there during the stroll. So, the past couple of days I have been making snowflakes in the early morning hours or just before bed. Today, with the whole day, I am going to attempt to just make snowflakes until I just can't do it anymore. The main issue will be getting them sprayed with sealant in time to package for Hubby to bring in Sunday. I will be gone all day Sunday, so I can't go sell them myself, but they said they'd take care of it, and Hubs will be there hanging out anyway. I guess I'd better get to work, then!