Friday, December 26, 2008

Christmas Afterward and The Apron Goddesses

I am able to report that no incredible revelation or fabulously exciting story occurred that I can "blog" about for Christmas except the excessive dessert eating and gorging ones self until ready to explode. We were blessed with pumpkin pie, cheesecake, home made ice cream, and persimmon pudding so I ate about 5,000 calories destroying every ounce of exercise I have done in the entire month of December.

My son, Wyatt's, favorite gift was his sisters beads which he wanted play with immediately and make his own necklace. Ella's favorite gift was her beads which she staunchly defended with all of her 30 lb body. "No, my necklace," was heard for about an hour, which was basically until we had constructed four different beaded necklaces. At that point, Ella was generous and wanted everyone else to wear her jewelery designs. Then, like the little woman that she is, Ella repossessed all the necklaces and put them on herself. She walked around resembling a Technicolor Mr. T, minus the mohawk of course...

On second thought, one amazing phenomena did occur this Christmas. After the kids opened their first present we did not get to the next round of presents until a full hour later. We were so occupied with playing with the first gifts that we did not notice the time. It was a beautiful moment in our morning.

Sharpie my horse pictured to the right is modeling the new waterproof blanket that he received for Christmas. I found Sharpie standing in the pasture two weeks ago violently shaking and shivering since his old blanket was no longer repelling water. BIG, GIGANTIC, oops on my part since he was out in the rain with no choice other than be cold and soaking wet for about six hours. When I removed the blanket it weighed about 15 lbs and was saturated by freezing cold water so Santa brought him a new state of the art of horse blanket. I felt no little guilt about the indecent. I don't think he has forgiven me yet. Obviously, he just wants to bite my hand off for reparation of his pain and suffering.

FINALLY, I opened my long anticipated gift from my Secret Santa. This gift was an APRON inspired from Thanksgiving chaos. There is a PICTURE of me wearing this apron on my new blog site called The Apron Goddesses. If you want to see what I look like without mud boots and a farmer's jacket hop over and take a look.

The first GIVE AWAY for a new designer apron will be posted on the 29th of December, so come for a visit and sign up. The rules and details for the drawing are at The Apron Goddesses so please go and check it out! There will be apron giveaways as often as I get sponsors!! I have a handful of gracious sponsors lined up and hope to have more to come.


Mountain Woman said...

I'm glad you had a great Christmas day.
I'm off to visit the Apron Goddess now.

Michelle said...

Thanks for sharing your warm holiday memories with me. Sounds like you guys had a wonderful Christmas. I love the picture of your little one. She is so adorable. Thanks for sharing.

Jennifer said...

Merry Christmas to you! I'm glad the horse got his visit from Santa. Poor guy!

Yaya said...

Love your horse!

And so funny about the bead necklaces!

Life Ramblings said...

it's great to hear you had a fabulous day.

your kid looks adorable.

Grand Pooba said...

Oh, your kids are adorable and I love the necklaces!

Poor horsey! I bet he loved his Christmas present! Our Christmas presents to our furry children only consisted of a bone and some catnip. Not as extravagant as your gift to your horse!

I'm heading on over to the apron godesses! Don't worry, I haven't forgot about writing for it...I have just been busy with the Holidays!!

Anna Lefler said...

Looks like you had a great Christmas!

Happy New Year!

:^) Anna

Cheryl Ann said...

thanks for stopping by my place last week! your blog is great - also love the apron goddesses. wish i had an apron picture to submit!

Jessica said...

I'm happy that you had a nice Christmas!

I think this is my first visit to your blog, feel free to stop by my blog and drop a line as well. I try my best to return a visit for everyone who returns the favor and if you want even click the follow link to follow my blog and I'll look around and if your blog has that option I'll return the favor.

Have a blessed New Year!

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