We are now posting in one of the merriest months. So many types of celebrations, festivals & feasts, which many feature light as a theme. It certainly does feel that the world is ending with all the hours of darkness. Let us celebrate the light.
|My Advent Candle Ring|
On the memo front, Mr Man received good news that the injections have made improvement & reduced the bleeding & swelling behind the eye - yeah! Next injection is not scheduled until mid-January.
On the mail front - this year my hand made Christmas cards were done without a lot of frustration & for the most part I am rather
Our church held their annual Christmas bazaar on Saturday of which I choose this year to contribute not with baking, but with financial; a crisp new $5 note for the money tree & a bottle of wine for the wine tree. Both of these are big hits & earn lots of raffle dollars. The only thing I purchased was a tea Advent calendar, which I will give as a gift later this week. Thankfully the lady that made these calendars listed all the types of teas & I was able to grab a photo of it before packaging up with the boxes.
|Tea Sampler Advent Calendar|
All of my Christmas decorating is done & yes yet again it looks like Christmas threw up at my house. Under instructions from the Minister of Exteriors, aka Mr Man, I was successful in reducing Christmas stuff by one box. As Minister of Interiors, it was a very hard task to decide what stays, what goes. It's all so pretty.
I was supervised with most of my decisions & decorating by Miss Smokey Puss, who seemed to be having a chat with Santa. Sooty Paws was too busy being naughty to have her photo taken!
We kicked off December with watching Miracle on 34th Street & later Sunday evening we watched Love Actually.
I still believe in Santa Claus. He may not be the one that puts the presents under the tree, but his spirit works through us each time we give freely without expectation & each time we spread joy, love, & light. ... Meadow Linn