Sunday, December 31, 2023

Christmas Decorations Part Four

The Living Room

The tree


Hallmark miniature ornaments (birds), Emma Bridgewater tin pieces, and another Angela Harding Advent calendar.

New this year -
A collection of holiday photos (my nephews) and Nutcracker ornaments.

Yep, another Harding Advent calendar!
I hope you enjoyed tis year's tour.

Saturday, December 30, 2023

Saturday's Critters

Once again it's the twins and their Mom.


The twins

The female

The male

A couple of does grooming

The twins grooming

Everyone must look nice for the holidays!

Friday, December 29, 2023

Christmas Decorations - Part Three

The Family Room

The Media Center

Emma Bridgewater mugs

Emma Bridgewater mugs

Wooden Santas

Emma Bridgewater mugs and little trees

Emma Bridgewater mugs

Salt and Peppers

Salt and Peppers

Tree and Angela Harding Advent calendar

Tree and Angela Harding Advent calendar 

Thursday, December 28, 2023

Christmas Decorations Part Two

The Dining Room

The hutch

Another Angela Harding Advent calendar

Department 56 Dicken's Village 


The table

The windows

Wednesday, December 27, 2023

Christmas Decorations Part One

A three part series featuring this year's Christmas decorations. 

The breakfast nook showcases some of my nativies.

The breakfast nook showcases some of my nativities and advent calendars.

The highest row


The little one in the front is new this year.

I think these are my favorite items to set out.

This is a hutch in a narrow hallway - so hard to photograph.

Cross Stitch and Emma Bridgewater mugs

More cross stitch

An Angela Harding advent calendar. I like her style and have several.

Tuesday, December 26, 2023

Christmas Baking

My Christmas meal contribution:

Front Row: Mini M&M/Mini Chocolate Chip Cookies, Chocolate Chip Cookies, Peanut Butter Mini M&M Chocolate Fudge.
Back Row: Chocolate Mint Brownies, White Chocolate Macadamia Nut Cookies

The theme: Chocolate!


Monday, December 25, 2023

Christmas Day

Merry Christmas!
Christmas 1981 
My maternal grandparents hosted. 

Jim and the Family Table
My grandfather made extra leaves for the table so everyone could be seated at the same table.

Margaret - my grandmother

Gathered 'round the table - right side

The table - left side

Margaret and Jim - and Susie 

Merry Christmas everyone!

Sunday, December 24, 2023

Christmas Eve


My maternal grandparents - Jim and Margaret - Christmas 1966

20 years later the clan had exploded! The Grands and Greats
Christmas 1996

Saturday, December 23, 2023

Saturday's Critters

 A couple of does

Doe on the left is probably impair.

I think her left eye is sightless.