Tuesday, December 22, 2009

Ho Ho Ho!


I felt like Santa Clause yesterday! The Sweetie and I spent about 9 hours just Christmas shopping all over town, eating yummy foods, and having lots of fun with each other in general.

We tried this Cajun place at the mall - Cajun Cafe - and it was soooo delicious! I'm pretty sure I could eat there once a week and not get tired of it!

I also picked out a pomegranate at the grocery store... We tried it today, and I must say that they are quite tasty! They can make a huge mess though! I watched a bunch of videos on YouTube about the best way to get the delicious seeds out. The Sweetie thinks that is way too much work just to eat some fruit! lol

Today we have just been lazy! Stayed in our pjs all day, watching Christmas movies, eating on the delicious soup that Mom brought over, going through the presents that we bought yesterday... Fun times!

I found a recipe book of Christmas candies that I'm hoping to put to good use over the holidays as well! Who knew there were so many different kinds of Christmas candy???

This is such a wonderful time of year! I feel so excited thinking of the days ahead that will be spent with our wonderful families; all the great surprises we were able to find yesterday; all the yummy food; Christmas movies in our pjs while we munch on one of those cheese, beef, and cracker sets... I am so very thankful for each and every one of these things!

I hope you all are having a wonderful Christmas season as well!

Sunday, December 20, 2009

Just around the corner!

I can't believe Christmas is in only 4 days! I truly cannot figure out where the time has gone!

And I still feel like we have sooo much to do! Christmas shopping to finish up, figuring out Christmas plans with all the family coming in, DollyWood to see the Christmas lights... Hmm... I guess mainly it's the shopping that is stressing me out! lol I already know what I want to get everyone, it's just a matter of braving the crowds at the shops to get it all!

What are your plans for Christmas holidays?

I also received some very exciting news, but I can't share it just yet! I want to wait 'til it gets closer, and I get the 'official' go ahead! (Nope, the news does not involve babies!)

For now, I'm off to watch A Christmas Story and find some warm dinner!

I hope you all have a very Merry Christmas!

Saturday, December 5, 2009

New Glazed Paper Pendants

This is turning out to be a great weekend! When I woke up and looked out the front door this morning, everything was covered in snow! I'm so excited to see snow on the ground already! Maybe we'll get a really good snow this year! (And I will not be in Disney World to miss it!)

Then, on top of that, I was able to go to the post office before it closed to pick up a very exciting package! New supplies for some new things I'm working on!

Here's a sneak peak of some of the supplies in use!

See those sweet little embellishments? There's plenty more where they came from!

I'm working on a new line of glazed paper jewelry. I'm really happy with the technique, and the finished pendants!

The embellished pendant and these glittered pendants were made using the same process; I just decorated them in a different way. The three on the bottom were made with handmade papers and a nice amount of glitter. The one on top was made using scrapbook and origami paper, along with some special embellishments that I am so excited about! They will be posted in my shop just as soon as I decide on the chain/cord!

I hope you all have a lovely, hot chocolatey weekend!