Thursday, November 30, 2017

Making Merry

This year I just want to make things merry as much as possible. I may say that every year, ahem... but it is true. I've hung a few extra strands of twinkle lights, because you can never have too many twinkle lights. 
Sigh. 
So true. 
It makes everything more lovely. 

In the late evenings when I can keep my eyes open, I have been watching "The Great British Bake Off" and working on another Unicorn blanket for an order. I'm eagerly anticipating 3 shirt orders to make it here any time... I can't believe how quickly the Christmas rush came and how it changed the shipping from the wholesaler. Before I would have an order in a couple days. It's been almost a week now. (Grant it, Thanksgiving was part of that week... and Black Friday, and Shop Small Saturday, and Cyber Monday)... ack... no wonder it's a little later than normal. 
Our Advent wreath is such a happy spot on my table. I plan on getting some of the traditional colors of candles to add, but until then, I have our beeswax candles. 
And if all the indoor twinkle lights weren't enough!!! We added outdoor lights this year! Not a ton, but I was soo excited! Here in this picture, Shannon and the boys are hanging them for me. I love driving home in the evening and seeing their light. Yay! 
I hope you are enjoying this holiday season. Love on your family. Smile at a stranger. Be there for a friend. Enjoy this life. It's the only one you have... make it count! 

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