I Need a Little Christmas

dscf9264You remember the painting my friend Larry Bychowski gave me last Christmas….I leave it up all year because I love it so. 

Coming home from a large family cousins gathering last night, so many homes were already decorated and lighting up the night.  Lovely, just lovely.  I dont’ decorate this early, but I just adore that others do. 

Knitted on the never ending blanket during the drive to the party.  After dinner we played the game where someone gets a pie in the face, from the Ellen Show.  Dang I wanted that pie.  I would have had a great time eating it……but alas, it was not me but FIREMAN That got pied.  Saved my calorie plan….but I was hoping for it! 

I’ll be finishing the Thanksgiving fallish socks tomorrow, If all goes as planned. It is small business Saturday and I do like to contribute.  So I bought a skein of Christmas colored yarn from a small business on line.   Because you have to get behind the cause right?  

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Author: compassionknit

I've moved from irisheyesknitters.blogspot.com to compassionknit.wordpress.com on Nov. 7 2016. It is still me! glad you found me

11 thoughts on “I Need a Little Christmas”

  1. I decorated today as I won’t have time next week. I kept an eye on little one as I put things away from Thanksgiving and got all my Santa’s up. Next is the tree, but I am a Grinch so that will be a week or two.

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  2. I love your painting and would leave it up all year too! I use my Christmas Spode all year so why not? I can’t wait to see your socks. I have a hankerin’ to start another sweater. If I stop and knit another dishcloth maybe it will go away. Hope your Thanksgiving was as wonderful as ours–and it was beyond good!

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  3. My CFO has shut down my budget for the rest of the year so I sigh at all the holiday yarn purchases going on on IG. Fireman got an actual pie in the face? Isn’t your bunch adventurous! Baking bacon for our turkey sandwiches; GTG check it on it. TTYL.

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  4. Minimal decorating will be done next week at my house. While I love all the decorations I’ve collected over the years, it is such a hassle for me to drag them out of storage.

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  5. Tomorrow we’re singing the first of many Christmas carols as it’s the first Sunday in Advent. It seems like the holidays come more quickly every year!

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  6. My house is still in all its Thanksgiving glory. I need to find the time to put all my turkey stuff away. I don’t do Christmas until the bug hits me. It gets later and later every year.

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  7. Oh yes ………must shop small! I did my part. I bought a handmade tote and project back from my LYS. The shop owner’s mother makes the bags.

    Your Christmas painting is BEAUTIFUL! I would definitely leave it up all year too.

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