Nearing The Holiday

Life is busy with making and crafting, homemade gifts being packaged and sent off to reach loved ones before Christmas. The kitchen is a jumble of cookie cutters, baking sheets, and loaf pans. Dried fruit, spices, and cookie sprinkling won’t find their way back to the pantry shelf until after the festivities. Butter, eggs, and cream fill the fridge…thank you, thank you, to our flock of layers, their contribution to these holiday confections is very much appreciated!
In between the kneading and stirring, I am clicking needles fast and furious to finish the requested wool socks and hats that will be gifted. Such fun, all of this! Then, of course, there are moments of silly whimsey and we haul out the red Christmas blankets and the old wooden wagon and the Sterno stove for a little tea party while the snow cover is still good ( rain coming, yuk!).
Happy Holidays everyone! Hope your season and the new year is filled with merry and delight!

7 comments on “Nearing The Holiday

  1. Sounds like a busy time at Fernwood! Love the photos, glad you got to enjoy the pretty snow while it lasted. We have no snow left at all. Which is actually a good thing as I did a miserable job of shoveling. I was tired, with a million things to do. Of course I was sorry later, as one is when one doesn’t do a good job. Just glad Mother Nature cleaned up for me! Today is for knitting and weaving and sewing. Two lore days to get it all done!

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