Merry Christmas!

Hi There! Well it’s 12:33 am on Christmas morning and I think I can finally say my Christmas to-do list is done (well except the wrapping of one present!). I just finished my final Christmas card…. this one is for my nephew who is saving for a car…. therefore his present was very easy to shop for… I simply whipped out my checkbook! 🙂 I don’t have a picture of it right now. The camera is downstairs and frankly I’m just too tired to put that much effort into this right now! Sorry…. I will post it soon though…. promise! I just wanted to pop on here quickly to wish you a Merry Christmas, a Happy Hanukkah or best wishes for whatever holiday it is that you celebrate this time of year! I’ve had a busy day of baking cookies (that’s a first for me on Christmas!), wrapping presents and cleaning house…. getting ready for a full house tomorrow! Now I’m off to wrap one last gift, put a few other presents under the tree and hopefully get a good nights sleep before tomorrow’s festivities (remember how hard it used to be to sleep on Christmas Eve?? Thankfully… it’s not

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New Blog Design!

Hello! So obviously I need to start with a big shout out to Erin at Designer Blogs for my new design! What do you think? I love it… so much more fun. If you want to check out other designs they have or possibly a custom design (which I hope to do some day!), click on the link on my sidebar. Last night was fun. I had our annual Holiday Party with the members of my Stampin’ Up demonstrator group, Pitta Padders. We had chinese food, gift swapping, chatting and a fun make and take! Here are some photos…. First up is the pile of presents I had for each of the girls (if you’re long distance I’ll have them out shortly!). I don’t know how long I’ll be able to do this, but while we’re still small… I love to spoil them!! Then we enjoyed some Chinese Food… I didn’t take pictures of that… I just enjoyed it without thinking of photos! 🙂 We had some great gift giving, too! We did a homemade gift swap — make a gift, get one back! Here is Sally with her gift (designed by me), a journal jar: Here’s Jill with her

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