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Tuesday, January 10, 2012

I'm back!

Finally after a LONG break.  

Here's a few pictures from our holiday vacation.  We had some good times.  Hope you did too.  

a treasured surprise from a faraway friend (thanks sweet Susan!)

Gingerbread house where the angry snowman lives!
I wrapped all the night before, hurried and cleaned up the "evidence" and went to bed around 3 a.m.  Next day, Christmas Eve 6 p.m., everyone is here a little early.  I'm looking for my new sweater dress that I wanted to wear and can't find it.  Realized that I must have thrown it away with all the paper (by this time lots of garbage has been taken out from all the cooking.)  Dino went through every bit of trash we had with no luck.  Threw this on, tied my hair up and drank a lot of punch!

....oh and I did find
my dress the next day hung up right where it should have been, in my closet.

Coconuts on her Christmas list.....she's a little coconut!  My nephew photo bombing her!

yeah snow!
yeah, a lot of snow!!
"Relaxing" ....knitting, talking on the phone, and watching tv.  (please don't judge me by the bottom of my girl's socks)
Quickie room re-do....don't have a before picture but trust me we de-cluttered and got rid of ALOT. 
We are all grown up now.

"Louise" you never know where she's going to be.  Thought she looked lovely with all my jewels!
Well that's it.  Thank you for all the Christmas and New Year's wishes.  If you haven't heard back from me yet, you will very soon...how can someone feel so tired after a break?

I am feeling inspired for the next season though and after finishing up a few orders, I'll be posting some new things on my website.

Thank you for your friendship, kind words, and big hearts.  Wishing you all the best in 2012!

Love and hugs ~


ctlogcabin said...

Jenn ~~
LOL on your dress ... you poor thing it's
amazing how crazy things get around the Holidays.
You look Beautiful in the picture
and Dino very Handsome.
Love the redo on your Bedroom, very pretty and calm. Great Gingerbread House YaY Lydia !!
Thank You for the Snow Photos I still have my fingers crossed for here in CT.
Love & Big Hugs ~ Connie xox

Janet - underthewillow said...

your bedroom is gorgeous Jenn!!...looks like you had a wonderful holiday season...it's good to see back posting!


Penelope's Beehive said...

Hello Jenn ~
It sounds as though you have enjoyed a whirlwind holiday...and, a most enjoyable one!
Your bedroom redo looks amazing, and I love "Louise." She is ever so fashionable!
Happy weekend to you...

Warm hugs,
Judy x

Draffin Bears said...

Welcome back Jenn and so glad you had a lovely holiday. I enjoyed seeing your photographs, and so pleased to hear you found your dress.
Lovely photo of you and your husband in front of the tree and your new look to your bedroom is fabulous.

Wishing you a wonderful 2012 and thanks for your friendship

Patti said...

always so good to get an update from you! you and hubby look terrific; loved the sweater dress story.. happy you found it! what a great guy you have to pick thru the garbage too!!! hope to run into you again someday!!! big hugs! Patti

Patti said...

hi Jenn! glad to see you had a wonderful holiday! loved the pics! you and the hubby look great in front of the tree too! <3
and hats off to him for pickin thru the garbage for your dress! glad you found it! hope we run into each other again sometime soon!!! hugs to you~ Patti

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