i did make this little number for a lady at work. she's an old lady and i don't think she has anybody (family) who lives close. we talked about thanksgiving and she said she didn't do anything so...one day i heard her talking about what days she had to work and, as she flipped through her little calendar, she remarked about how she'd soon have to get a new one. i thought she might like one made especially for her. she did! i really thought she was going to cry when i gave it to her.
this past weekend mich had to decorate a gingerbread cut-out for a school project. he wanted to get a pic, so we set up the tripod and snapped a shot.
i know i look like a dork in the scarf while mich is wearing a short sleeve shirt. but, for whatever reason, when it gets chilly here i can never seem to keep warm. it's weird that i grew up with very cold winters, but after being in tx for almost 8 years (holy crap!) my body is no longer used to it. i certainly can't stand the hot summers and i love it when it actually gets down to the 40's and 30's here, but you'll always find me all bundled up when the temp drops.
i was able to shop peacefully for a few Christmas shirts for the boys (and the shoes for me) while owen did this in the cart: