Back in Black

Printing black cards, mini-prints, and bookmarks took two days, as there was a power outage on the 2nd day of #printapalooza, and while I did get some printing done in daylight, after a couple of hours without heat I could feel a chill creeping in, so I went home and parked myself next to the wood burning fireplace in my kitchen. Toasty…

Did you know that it takes about 3 seconds to make a perfect piece of toast by holding a piece of buttered bread inside the wood-stove on a big steel fork? 😋

Oh Christmas Tree!

On Friday night, with school work done an the Captain home from the sea, we had our Christmas Tree Party at home.

I’m not much of a cook, and I’m pretty contrary when spoken to while cooking, but I have to say that I was really pleased with my work this time! Guinness stew on mashed potatoes with a side of broccoli…

After supper came time to decorate the tree. Our tree decorations are a mixture of old, new, and hand-made. And the tinsel is the finishing glimmer.

Later, Fred asked a round of Christmas Trivia questions, and then we put together a set of gingerbread houses…

This is one of my favourite Christmas events of the year! What do you do with your family that feels special each year?