As my family and I spiral in towards the center of the holiday festivities, life has taken on a lovely blur. I usually get overwhelmed trying to do EVERYTHING... and do it all well, for that matter. Not this year. I've given myself permission to enjoy the ride and not constantly be in the driver's seat. My daily
In the meantime, here's a list of what's making me super happy right now:
~My mother returning to the barn just in time for Christmas! And my sweet husband driving into the wee hours of the night to get her when her original flight was CANCELLED.
~Knitting and sewing by the fire as we wait for snow. I've been making more wool coil spirals for ornaments, to adorn hats(shhh!), and top gifts. My daughter finally changed from pink to blue wool. Hickory Cat... just keeping us company seems to suit him fine.
~The Solstice lunar eclipse! Here's some info and tips.
~And lastly... our most savored new tradition: candy cane whipped cream in hot cocoa, on waffles, with chai, or just by the spoonful! You really have to try it... really! December will never be the same.
And what's making you super happy right now?