Wednesday, December 14, 2016

Happy Holidays!

Boy, it's been a LONG time!  It's hard to imagine now how I found the time to blog nearly every day as I did a few years ago.  I guess priorities just change, although I don't feel like my everyday life has changed greatly.

These days, I'm on Facebook more although I don't post very much--if anything, I might comment now and then.  After the recent presidential election, I was pretty disgusted with all the Facebook posts that were coming into my feed, so I stopped following a few people and joined several wool and applique groups, so my feed is a happier place to be now.  For now, I've buried my head in the sand.

Hubby and I just got back from a trip to the Portland area to visit the Wild Child, her husband (as of this past July), and their child, Roman.  We went up there about a week after Thanksgiving and were there to help put up their Christmas tree.

At each step of the decorating, Roman would stand back and whisper "Wow!"  He's just a little over two years old now, so this will be an exciting Christmas for him.

Little Mia, Soccer Son's daughter, will be two in January.  She's a real cutie too, but then what grandmother doesn't think her grandkids are cute?

Soccer Son's pretty good with photography too!  Isn't that a great photo?

While I was up in the Portland area, I was able to attend Hollyhill Quilt Shoppe's Homespun and Holly event--a full day spent with five designers including Stacy West of Buttermilk Basin, Kathy Cardiff of the Cottage at Cardiff Farms, Sherri Falls of This and That Pattern Company, Brenda Riddle of Acorn Quilt and Gift, and Debbie Busby of Wooden Spool Designs.   All of the designers were great and they had some really cute projects for us to work on.

Now I'm on my way to Trader Joe's to get the ingredients to make my grandmother's applesauce cake--a Christmas tradition.  And that's why I decided to pop in and say "Hi" to all of my blog buddies--the easiest place to find my recipe is here.  See?  Some things just don't change.  I hope you and yours have a very merry holiday season!