Hello everyone. Another week has past and each day gets us closer to the end of year 2016. So much left to do and yet so little time to complete it all. So, I just take it one day at a time and do what I can with the time I have.
Let's take a look and see what happened at Casa De Noce this week.
Last Sunday was "make Chex Party Mix" day at my house. This is an annual event that Hubby and I do. My mom used to do this and I promised her I would take over the holiday baking when she could no longer do it. We made 12 gallons of the mix this year. We have already handed out 4 gallons of it. This is a favorite of many of our friends and family.
Tuesday, I picked up our 11 yr old grand daughter from school and she and I baked some goodies too.
Rolo pretzel bites. These are a HUGE hit with all the family and last year I ran out quickly. This year I bought 4 pounds of the Rolos and the GD unwrapped them for me. These are quick and easy to make. The issue is.........It is so warm still here, we have to put them in the fridge to get them to set up. My fridge will be full from now until after New Years with candy.
I still have fudge to make along with scotch treats, pfeffernus and springalee cookies. Here is the catch..................I leave this Thursday for Texas to help out after my son has his surgery. So for the next 4 days, I will be scrambling to get all the baking I can done as well as decorating for Christmas, doing laundry and packing for the trip. I will be gone for 2 weeks, so I need to really kick it into high gear.
On the crafting front:
Green Azel is completed and buttons sewn on. May I just say....................sewing on buttons on a super bulky yarn is NOT any fun. What a pain that was.
I am still working on my Fodhla shawl too. I am making it bigger than the original pattern. I am loving working with the beads. Yes, putting them on slows progress down a bit, but it is worth every minute of it. The beads make the project pop. The other nice thing about the beads being on the bottom edge of this project is.........It will keep the bottom from floating around. Love that! I won't be taking it with me, as they have 3 LARGE dogs and I have visions of beads flying every where when the door bell rings. It will stay nice and safe here at home. I was hoping to have it done for Christmas too, as I wanted to wear it to Christmas Mass. Don't think that is going to happen now. Hopefully by New Years it will be completed.