began the baking process today. dough is chilling in the fridge. it was a sweet, sticky job working with all that molasses and golden syrup. brown finger prints all over the sink and cupboards! hearts, stars, and men stand ready for cutting. was invited for dinner but i said NO, i'm baking cookies. i do have my priorities.
went to the local flower shop and came home with an armload of flowers, pinecones, a wreath, and ornaments. now the place is merry and bright indeed!
i made those two evergreen boughs that are hanging on either side of the mirror last night with clippings from the christmas tree. it was a flurry of branches and ribbons. i love the result!
purchased a few new tree ornaments; we buy two or three nice pieces a year to lend some luxury to the regular glass balls. aren't these beautiful?
this is the wreath which now welcomes guests (and hubby) at the door
AND...i found this for you to admire; how cute is that?! i wish we had williams-sonoma here. alas.
the christmas spirit is alive and well here in our home. what a blessing.