Category Archives: Thanksgiving

Happy Thanksgiving (to my US readers)

We are waking up to the perfect Thanksgiving weather—dark, damp, and cool.  It doesn’t feel like winter any longer;  (Yay!)  except for a few piles here and there the snow has melted.  Soon the house will smell like roasting turkey.  It’s just me and my little family enjoying Thanksgiving at home today, but we will have all of the goodies—turkey breast, stuffing, candied sweet potatoes, mashed potatoes, green bean casserole, pumpkin pie; needless to say there will be leftovers for a few days, at least.

I am thankful for so many things including all of you, my readers!  You can see Riley has a LONG list of all that she is thankful for.  (This is a photo of her from 2005).


My husband likes to cook and got busy on the stuffing and potatoes yesterday while I was busy embroidering and finishing up red Christmas dresses and Santa hats for the tines.  Isn’t he great?

This was my handful of knitted pieces yesterday morning.  I finished the two red sets for Pukipuki and Amelia Thimble.  I need to take photos and write up my website pages for them and then they will be for sale to dress a couple of cuties this holiday season.  The winter white set will be for Kish Alisha and coordinate with the other winter white sweater dresses I just completed.  The aqua blue dress is for Millie.

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Major improvement from last weekend, wouldn’t you say?  It’s pretty when it snows, but then it is nice for it to melt right away too, in my opinion.

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There are still apples on the tree!  It is so nice to see the green grass again!

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My husband like to pump the excess water off the pool cover to relieve the stress on the plastic cover, so that is what he is busy doing (in case you were wondering).

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Our pachysandra is uncovered again.  The honeysuckle bush never had a chance to drop its leaves.  I wonder if those will fall off now.

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This is our golden retriever’s favorite holiday.  She gets LOTS of turkey today.  Poultry makes our little chihuahua itchy, so he needs to abstain.  I’ll give him something else though.

Have a great day everyone (even if it isn’t a holiday for you).  I am so thankful for all of you!

Bye for now!