I can't say I'm enjoying the movie, An American In Paris. But I'm still in the room with my daughter and husband just because it is rare that we do things like this and I don't want to leave the moment.
How was your Christmas?
Ours was lovely, even though my sweet husband had to work. He got up extra early, went into work and came back in time for stockings and presents.
My poor eldest child is always, always the first one up Christmas morning. We have beaten it into her head she is in no way allowed to wake up Miss B before 8a.m. Trust me on this one-as sweet as my child is, if you wake her too early and then bombard her with Christmas, she is not easy to live with. At all.
All that to say, Lauren was up from 5:45 on, excited as she was when she was little.
I so love her for this.
But I almost love her more for staying in bed.
We have had our annual Christmas illness, and I'm happy to report all barfing made it straight to the bathroom. Just thought I should share this.
I haven't done much in the way of art, I have done a lot in the way of clearing out the wreckage of opened gifts, and hanging out with my girls.
I really, really need to stop eating peppermint ice cream with home-made hot fudge sauce. Hot fudge sauce is one thing I didn't burn over the last two weeks, so maybe I'll stop eating it tomorrow.
Did you get any strange gifts this year? I got a scarf half knitted from a crazy-busy college girl with a promise of it being finished before she left for school again.
I made Butternut Squash Risotto last night. Oh, have mercy. It was so good. I almost burned the rice, but caught it before it was too late because I could smell it staring to burn. I really do know how to cook and do enjoy it, but I'm telling you, something is up this vacation.
I have a confession.
I did not take ANY photos during December 25.
WHAT IS THAT????
Have I lost my mind as well as my cooking abilities?
Oh, wait. I took one.
I took down my "late" Christmas tree two days after Christmas.
It was a goner.
Can you tell in the photo? The tips of the branches are turning in.
Unlike the fake one, which is still up.
And might be until mid-January.
What do you do for New Year's Eve? I'm so pathetic, I love to be in bed early and feel human the next day. Unless there is something totally, super fun to do. Which kinda never happens.
Well, I could keep going, but
I'm also guessing this has gone on long enough...
Have a fabulous day, my friends!