If we were having coffee, I’d ask how your week was and what’s keeping you busy.
‘Tis the season here to get out the shovels, put the Yaktrax on the boots, and switch the mower for the blower on the John Deere. We’ve had snow three times with an additional 3.5″ today. The landscape is white, and winter is here regardless of the calendar.
I decided to send out some Christmas cards to those that would enjoy them. Eighteen to be exact. To the younger generations that are on Facebook, well, I guess I’ll just post greetings there.
I’m keeping busy working on a lap quilt for my daughter using seven beautiful tea towels that my sister-in-law in Colorado gifted to me at our last family reunion in Kansas. I could not imagine drying dishes with these lovely pieces of art.
There was a lot of white, however, so I created a pattern to make sunflowers to go in the four corner blocks because my sister-in-law and my daughter were both born and raised in Kansas.
Since I’ve been slaving away at the sewing machine and it is the holiday season, at least that was my excuse, I made a batch of toffee to reward myself. I don’t put nuts on mine because we maintain a nut-free house, but I can imagine how great it would taste with them sprinkled on the top.
For the very best toffee recipe, check here to get it direct from Kerry. If you’d prefer to have it delivered right to your door, well, Kerry can take care of that too if you visit her Etsy shop. She’s a one-stop toffee candy site.
I’ve shoveled snow, wrote my cards, went to the final Master Gardener meeting of the year, and kept busy sewing, reading, and eating way too much toffee. I guess that about sums it up for me this past week.
What’s keeping you busy and smiling? If you have a special holiday recipe, by all means tell us all about it. 🙂