Monthly Archives: October 2018

Christmas prep over the weekend

Genny arrived Saturday morning and we started on our Christmas preparations. I began by mixing together ingredients for two kinds of truffles. Almond Truffles and Raspberry Truffles. Both are easy to make. Later in the day, after the chocolate had hardened a bit, I used a small cookie scoop to portion out the centers. Then […]

this week’s Christmas cookies

Today I made three batches of cookies for the freezer in preparation for our annual open house in December. I made Holiday Oatmeal Icebox Cookies. I usually roll these into logs and roll them in green and red sugar. Today I just added coarse green and red sugar to the batter. I used a cookie scoop to […]

two Christmas trees started over the weekend

Yes, we’re putting up Christmas trees already. That’s just the way we roll around here. We do a lot of decorating, so we need to start early if it’s to be a pleasant experience! This past weekend, my sister came to help. We put up the “glass tree” which is an artificial tree decorated completely […]

checking in…

Update from my house. I haven’t done any crafting this week at all. I’ve been sorting boxes. Yes, mostly dull work. But a few surprises. During July I had help from my sisters, Genny and Margaret, to go through the attic, sorting boxes, pitching, donating, packing the kids’ stuff into taped-shut boxes for deportation to […]