I hope December 25th was fabulous for each of you. I was so overwhelmed with preparations that there wasn’t a spare a moment to say merry Christmas. So now I’m sending belated but heartfelt holiday wishes to you. If you just want to know about the Christmas sewing, scroll on down past all my happy holiday family prattle to interesting features.
Christmas 2015 was almost picture perfect for the Ferguson Family. We missed our pilot son who was called to fly off into the wild blue yonder.
At a church event, Vivian Rose wore last year’s Swiss flannel smocked bishop. The pattern is Betsy by Children’s Corner.
Bishops fit for so long. That’s just one more reason to love them. Christmas Eve, a huge group of family and friends enjoyed a delicious dinner of shrimp gumbo and barbequed ribs at the home of our son-in-law’s mother and husband. They are excellent cooks! We ate and laughed and had a big time there.
Grandchildren Vivian and Alastair played and delighted us all. Christmas Day most of the same group and a few others gathered at the home of our super organized daughter and her computer genius/gourmet cook husband. Son Ryan had to leave early for the airport after opening gifts and celebrating with his family. But the children and their mother joined us across the state after he left.
Vivian was thrilled with her pink shin guards, pink soccer ball and orange “cleats.” She pranced around showing them off to everyone, saying, “I’m ready for soccer!” She wants to do everything her big brother does. Continue reading