Just a typical week in December or two in December! (Cue the music!)
I should be decking my own halls -- and I am. But there's much to do! I said goodbye to these three felties this past week. I hated to see them go!
This is my Happy Tree. I bought the flocked tree last year after Christmas and it was the first to go up this year. It's all softies and colorful and it just makes me smile!
Speaking of trees, I spent one afternoon helping put the up Friends of Theatre tree at the annual Festival of Trees. The woman on our board who designed it was a genius. The theme of the tree is Stephen Sondheim's musical, "Into the Woods," which will be performed next year. It started out looking like this. Huh?
Then individual panels were slid into the grooves and held in place by volunteers.
There were 24 of these panels that must have been eight feet tall, carved from foam core to tell the fairy tales in the play.
When all the panels were in place, in came the tree topper to hold it together.
And voila! It's incredibly impressive!
The day we were there snow was gently coming down and looking out of the ballroom's window it was all rather magical!
I did a longer, more complete post on this HERE (if you missed it). but I was delighted to attend a floral arranging workshop hosted by WKAR with "Life in Bloom" host J. Schwanke.
And thrilled with the result!
We did a little road trip to IKEA, Trader Joe's and my favorite Italian grocery, Cantoro's. This was ahead of us on the road. How's my driving, he asks. Methinks not so good!
My last trip of the season to Southern Exposure is also a post in itself to come soon!
I bought a new bird feeder, theoretically rigged to keep squirrels out (they can get their fill at the others). So far, only the squirrel has come by and been enjoying the seed. I haven't seen a bird in days!
Add to the mix making a dozen loaves of lemon bread, dealing with a broken furnace (just fixed in time for the cold snap. And coming up will be a visit to my cooking class (Brunch was on the menu).
I've been simply having a wonderful Christmas Time!
(Miss any of my Christmas posts? Check the tab on the menu bar at the top of the blog, where Christmas 2019 is archived!)
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