Yes, two boxes of Christmas decoration came down from the attic a couple of days ago. This and a small, pathetic-looking Christmas tree was all I put out so far. Oh, and a wreath on the front door that I bought last year. I love the reindeer I bought last year at Target. My sister got me the lighted Christmas village several years ago. It's my favorite decoration, and if nothing else makes it out of those boxes, this always does. It's so pretty to look at with all the moving, glittering, color-changing lights.
Here you can see part of the little cheap-o tree that sits on the counter. My momma gave me a little box full of tiny dog ornaments one year to decorate it with. I love these too.
I'm still waiting on the red thread from Knit Picks so I can make a Christmas doily and decorate the mantel. They are really dragging their feet on getting my order to me. Two days after I placed my order, I got an email saying, "We're preparing your order for shipping...". WTF? Could they BE any slower? It's four little balls of yarn, for Pete's sake!
Can you tell I'm whiny, irritable, sad, pathetic, and a complete JOY to be around lately? I hate it when I'm this way. Just typing that made me cry. I'm serious. Good Lord! I need to get out of the house. I can't even remember the last time I went outside these walls, except on the back porch, which I think was on my birthday back on the 2nd of November when I sat in my pajamas in a rocking chair for an hour or so. Yikes. Has it really been that long? I refuse to even walk out to the mailbox 50 feet from my front door. Why, you might ask? I have no good explanation. I just don't want to.
Want to see some hair?
That was an abrupt change of subject and mood, wasn't it?
Isn't this ombre hair beautiful? I absolutely love it. Mind you, I would never dye my hair this way because I'm a 54-year-old woman, not a 24-year-old girl, but I still think it's just gorgeous.
A blast from the past!
I made this granny throw back in May of 2012.
I gave it to my Aunt.
I get a lot of emails and questions about it still (It's on Ravelry and Flickr too).
Here's the post and all the info on it: PINK GRANNY
When I went to that page, I started reading and came across THIS POST, and it made me laugh (the part about the medication). There's also a baby picture of Fletcher at the end that made my heart melt (Sammi too).
Look at the Paperwhites!
They are growing like gangbusters!
So fun. Will I really have flowers?
We'll see together!
I just sneezed and it reminded me of my grandmother. When we'd sneeze, she'd always say, "Skat!" Hee-hee! I do that all the time now too. I love you, Granny. I have a lot of her recipes, and I think she's around me sometimes when I cook, and I always talk to her. She was a great cook, and she loved it when people talked about how good her cooking was.
Hugs, kisses, and a loving pat on your hand,