Truly, this is the most wonderful time of the year. And it’s just around the corner.
Meanwhile, the black velveteen for Vivian Rose’s Christmas dress (because black is this child’s best hope for an all-day appearance of cleanliness) is still in the package from Farmhouse Fabrics. I’m still returning china, laundering and pressing 140 dinner napkins while recovering from Thanksgiving. We were deeply involved in a fabulous almost family wedding Thanksgiving weekend. FYI, the groom is almost family–there was nothing” almost” about the wedding! That’s what the 140 dinner napkins were all about.
For 5 days of Thanksgiving and 5 days with so much for which to be thankful, our house was filled with the families of both of our children, including all 4 of our precious grands. It was a glorious time, but exhausting with the wedding thrown in there.
But back to Christmas……
Tidbit #1: Do you all know about Jacquie Lawson‘s electronic greeting cards? They are just spectacular. For a small fee you have unlimited access to cards all year long. I share this with you now because of the advent calendar she offers each year. Members, for a very small fee (as little as $2 each for 10 or more) can give a daily magical electronic Christmas experience to children or anyone.
This year there are two versions, a Victorian Christmas
and a Seaside Advent calendar. Continue reading