Crazy Kids,  Family

Lately.

Like everyone, I've been running like mad trying to get things done. Christmas shopping, wrapping presents, printing and packaging charts, checking lists, and stitching models has been the story of my life for about 4 weeks now, nonstop. But I did manage to have some really fun moments in the midst of all that chaos.

Like when Soph and I went shopping at an outdoor mall on a fa-reezing-cold day…

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…And then stopped inside Mimi's Cafe for the best hot chocolate ever…

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And when we had a gorgeous snowfall and I managed to catch a few of the flakes as they fell in front of a tree…

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And we got to watch Sophie sing in her middle school's holiday concert…

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And I got to meet a very special friend of Bean's…

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And Sophie made wintry cupcakes…

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And Missy stopped barking for a minute…

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And I had some fun decorating…

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And I even took some photos of Sabrina holding her Despicable Me minion, given to her by her very special friend…

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And although there were lots more lovely moments, even I know when not to say, "Oh wait a sec while I grab my camera!" 🙂

I hope you're enjoying your December, no matter how overwhelming it may be!

18 Comments

  • Anja

    Oh yes, there is a lot to do in these days.
    Now, I have to work with the tree. It´s not the very best, but it´s ours. We will decorate it to a beauty.
    I love your fotos so much. And Sophie !, the cupcakes look wonderful !!!
    What was the part about …..special friends…. ???
    Dear Paulette, I was happy about your message to me, thank you.
    Fröhliche Weihnachten ! Deine Anja

  • marylin

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  • joann tx

    LOVE, LOVE, LOVE the new hair do! you look so pretty in that picture!
    cute special friend,
    cute cupcakes,
    cute missy!
    MERRY CHRISTMAS!
    LLLY!!!

  • Jan

    Hey there!! Loved your pics, even though busy, you are enjoying the special moments, love it!!!
    Owe you an email and fabric…both of which is coming your way very soon!!
    Love, love to you, this Christmas! Know you will be blessed!!!

  • Pam

    Oh my goodness! I love the new haircut! You look great! Tell your family you are such a Queen! I wish you the best this holiday season and some quiet time with your needle. I am sure your house will be bustling with the girls and their “special friends”. Enjoy it! pj

  • Lynn

    I wish we had some snow here for Christmas. Right now we’re getting a whole whack of freezing rain. I’m staying put for the day!
    There is always so much to do at this time but I’m glad you were able to enjoy some family time. I love all of your pics. Missy is sooo adorable!
    I hope you and your family enjoy a very Merry Christmas!

  • Coni

    OK, can I just say this out loud? You Stewart women have the most FABulous taste in men!
    And lest you think me completely inappropriate and getting all flirty like with Mr. Stewart, may I just point out that I am, indeed very much so, a committed spinster of the first magnitude, so I only admire from afar.
    Lookie. No Touchie.
    Seriously, though. Lovely photos as always and such a treat to share the holiday with you and your family.
    Happy, happy everything to you and yours, Paulette!

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