Before I start looking ahead to a new year, I wanted to look back at some of my favorite Christmas moments.
My month started with a visit to Southern Exposure, with another the following week! I loved my finished products and the friendships we enjoyed during our creative moments.
And of course it wouldn't be December without a Cork Poppers holiday celebration!
Believe me, there are a lot worse things to do on a Saturday than sample wine, have a great feast and sing Christmas carols!
We sampled wines of the Southern Hemisphere. I'll post about this one in more detail soon.
The next day, Rick and his musical trio performed Christmas selection and classical pieces at a holiday party for a group of residents in an adult foster care home.
Santa made an appearance, too!
There was plenty of time with friends. Some of it was one-on-one with lunch or dinner and good conversation and some was at gatherings of like-minded souls, including my great gang of women friends and our mates!
There was time to be creative.
And time to celebrate with the kids.
There were quiet moments.
And Christmas dinner moments where spoons rested on noses, bells made their way into ears and Christmas cracker prizes and paper crowns delighted us all!
My brand new rolling cart (or at least the bottom level) was taken over in a coup by Lizzie Cosette, who also appears to have claimed my new favorite totebag as a comfy spot to rest!
We experienced our warmest Christmas in years (my daffodil bulbs are sticking their little green shoots out of the ground) and one of the busiest, yet most relaxed. For once there was time -- and more to come as I connect with other friends to belatedly celebrate the holiday and New Year. The only bad thing was that on Christmas Eve my camera broke so I'm using my old one that doesn't focus well!
Yes, we're tired.
But we're very, very happy.
Have a wonderful new year celebration. Back soon with an important post affecting every television viewer in the United States and another review of my favorite books of 2015!
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