Saturday, December 16, 2017

Snow, snow, snow

As if on cue, it snowed yesterday. I had finished work, did some grocery shopping and was settling on the couch to do some light reading and then, little flakes. Then more little flakes, and now we are at 3 inches. Not too much, but just enough to make me happy and giddy and loving all the whiteness. And nothing looks better, than Christmas lights in the snow.

Hubby asked me if I was planning to go out today. Nah, heck I may not make it out of my pajamas. I am toasty warm, the coffee seems so tasty today and I just want to nest. I am happiest when I am home bound, with baking in the future and some more wrapping. I went out with husband to Target this week and went a bit crazy. We had fun running all over the store finding little things for our girls. But now I have more wrapping to do.

My youngest and I have been having some fun together this season. I have always been of the notion, that the Christmas Season is to be celebrated all month long. Not just waiting for the 25th to come. So since she has been on her own, (her guy is on tour in Australia and her sister is traveling for business) I try to leave her a surprise at her house each week to make her smile. It has been fun to come up with things to surprise and delight her. A toy advent calendar, her favorite cookies, a stack of vintage Christmas records (mine from when I was a kid) and her favorite donuts. She loved everything and I loved spreading some joy. Her fella is back tonight, my job is complete. :)

Now my youngest has a marvelous sense of humor and is very clever. We were having a conversation recently where I voiced the fact that I do not like receiving photo cards with no hand written message on them. Just one of my pet peeves, I find them very impersonal and too easy. I guess if someone is sending me a card, I want a little effort there. I understand why folks like to use them, but I just do not like them. Soooooooo, my youngest staged a pic with her cat and each day this week, guess what I received? A photo card with NO hand written message....LOL  Oh my, how I laughed. I couldn't believe it and it tickled me to no end. She's a keeper!

Well, I have sat here long enough. Those sugar cookies will not make themselves. Off I go, but first I must find a football game on the tube. :) Always, Kit



Pom Pom said...

Hi Kit! Everything looks cozy at your house!

FlowerLady Lorraine said...

I love you dear Kit and your dear family.

Continued happy Christmas holidays ~ FlowerLady

Blondie's Journal said...

I so feel the way you do; snow, rain...anything that gives me a cue to settle in and be me, me, me, for a day.

You and your daughters are so fun. The kitty cards made me laugh. I do enjoy receiving the photo cards, It's fun to see how families have grown. They don't really leave a lot of space to write anything, and from my own experience in doing these cards when my kids were young, it's a lot of time and work, so I don't mind too much that there isn't a sentiment. The pics are fine with me. And so cute!

Happy Holidays, Kit!

Jane x

Carol- Beads and Birds said...

The cards might have been just as funny if she had selected one word of a sentence each day, driving you crazy to know what she was writing, lol. Merry Christmas, Carol

Susan said...

Dear Kit. Homekeeping hearts are happiest, someone said once. I agree. Love your blog and your spirit. Let it snow, let it snow, let it snow. Susan

Angie said...

Kit - the close-ups of some of your (500?) ornaments are delightful. I SO AGREE with your comment about cards that arrive without a single comment or, in many cases, even a signature. How precious that your daughter turned it to her advantage! We are leaving for the airport in a few minutes to pick up our son, and then our family will be complete for the holidays! Have a joyful week!