Be-lated, as per usual

27 12 2010

Merry Christmas! I hope all of you found joy in the season. I didn’t even get a picture of everyone in front of the tree, so you will just have to imagine. Overall, I’d say that Christmas this year was a win. There hasn’t even been any mention of the walking dog that someone did NOT get, which goes to show that the consolation presents picked out were apparently sufficient to wipe it from this child’s mind. Phew.

It was a strange Christmas for me.  I pulled back on homemade gifts this year. A lot. My stress level was way down, but I missed the connection to the recipients that making things gives me. There were other things to juggle and worry about, though, so I still feel like the stressful part of the holidays was covered. Check and double-check.

So, what is this post even about? Shoot, I’m asking myself the same question. Mostly, I wanted to say Merry Christmas (since, yes, Christmas cards got the shaft. Again.) and thanks for taking the time to read my blog.

I did manage to knock out some little monsters for my kids and a niece and nephew. Rainbow said, “I just keep forgetting these aren’t from a store!” Of which there is no greater compliment. Right?

For the Las Vegans. (Even though they aren’t. Vegans, I mean.)

And for my own little chickens. There’s another one around here somewhere; it’s yellow, with a different pattern all together. Unsurprisingly, it didn’t really enter the redhead’s radar. I should have made it look more like a dolphin.

I  have lots of big plans to update before Saturday, but just in case: Happy New Year!