Monday, December 29, 2008

Finally...some peace and quiet!

I hope each of you had a wonderful Christmas and that it was all you expected. Mine was very noisy with lots of food, enough gifts and plenty of family. Everyone seems to find their way here on Christmas day which is fine with me. There were about 20 of us, all ages (17 months to 70 some years). We laughed, talked, opened presents and ate way too much! I was still preparing food when my family started arriving. I had worked on an order until the Monday before Christmas, then had to finish my decorating and making some cookies and finger foods. We don't have a big dinner, we just serve lots of things to nibble on while visiting. We had ham biscuits, ham and cheese rolled into crescent rolls and baked, sausage rolled into crescent rolls and baked (what would I cook without crescent rolls!!), potato salad, dips with vegetables and chips, cheeses and crackers and lots of cookies and cakes. Needless to say, no one left hungry.

I quickly tire of foods like that, so on Saturday I made a big pot of chicken vegetable soup. My two nieces stopped by Saturday afternoon to visit on their way back to Washington, so I sent them home with hot soup. It was so good and just what I needed!

Finally I'm slowly getting back into the swing of things. I've just about finished a rabbit for TDIPT Mercantile's update on New Year's Eve. I had hoped to have a couple of things finished but that's probably wishful thinking on my part. I hope to have a picture by tomorrow evening of the bunny and I'll post it here.

I'm also trying to get something done for Ebay, it's been so long I hope I can remember how to list!

So that's pretty much all I've done in the last couple of weeks. I'm hoping to get my selling blog going soon and I have a couple of other things I want to do, but we'll see how my time goes.
Hope you all enjoy the last few days of 2008, can you believe we're about to go into another New Year? Time does surely fly by...try to enjoy each and every minute of it and don't take it for granted.

Take care~Diane

Oh, the fruit arrangement in the picture is hanging by my door. My brother makes them and gives me one each Christmas. Isn't it gorgeous?

1 comment:

Dogpatch Primitives said...

awww, Diane, it sounds like you really enjoyed the holidays. The fruit arrangement your brother made is gorgeous!

Happy New Year Dear!