What I’ve Been Working on Lately Instead of My Blog

That one on my pinky is supposed to be a ninja, not a lady in a blue burka.

Merry Christmas!  Just thought I’d share with you the project that took up most of my evening hours this month.

Generally there aren’t any children on my Christmas list, but this year there are two little girls – my cousin’s kids.  For whatever reason, I decided it was very important that I make their presents instead of buying them.  I don’t know why, although I think it might have something to do with all the pink plastic junk available out there for little girls.  Also, I tend to have random ideas which quickly transform into must-dos, so here we are.

After some wandering on Etsy, I got the idea to make finger puppets.  By the next night, there I was with a bag of fleece, some scissors, and a needle and thread. Continue reading

Life According to the Movies – Lesson #8067: The Perfect Gift

You’ve all seen that movie – there are at least a dozen of them, and that doesn’t count whatever they’ve got on TV these days.  The set up: it’s Christmas morning around the tree or Christmas eve in a stolen private moment between the couple of the budding romance and he says, “I got you something.”  And it’s a box and she opens the box and in the box is… wait for it… a snow globe.  And she is delighted.  This is somehow the best present she has ever received and she is deeply moved.

Omigod! How did you know this is exactly what I've always wanted?!!!!

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