In case you haven't noticed, there is an additional child in our family photo. I would like you all to meet the newest member of our family. She is the pretty little 7 year old in the purple dress. "Eloise" now has a little sister. We have decided to call her, "Amelia Bedelia".

Friday, December 3, 2010

November Review.....

 This is a picture of Eloise sporting her new boots, groovy ear warmer(made by Plain Old Kristi), and her spiffy new sling. She is now the proud owner of a bright green cast. Pray for me Y'all. In her short little life she has managed to flip over the handle bars of her scooter and crack her front tooth(baby thank God), flip off the monkey bars and get a rock embedded in her forehead(3 stitches), skinned her face and broke her nose, and now that is all cleared up  and she has broken her arm. I guess now she will walk on the inside of the stair railings like a normal person! 

This is my most recent gift basket and probably one of my favorites. I had a lot of fun and flexibility with this one, because I actually knew the recipient. I must say, I was very tempted to keep the adorable sewing box and pin cushion message board, but I was a good girl.

This was Eloise's 1st real concert with GNOYO.

Our seats were all the way in the back, so the pic isn't too clear.  

Eloise & cousin Ting pose for a pic in their matching holiday outfits. 

This is our turkey, getting ready for his little procedure.

 I'm sure my vegan friends are horrified out there, but my hubby doesn't do stuffing, so our turkey is surrounded by shredded strips of ham.

A few of our holiday goodies.

This is the newest member of our family. His name is Boolee. His owner recently passed away and he didn't have a home. The S.P.C.A. was going to put him down , so.....you know the rest.
He is very mellow and sweet, but not nearly as handsome and photogenic as Oreo. I had to say that last part, because Oreo is not dealing well with the idea of sharing his house and people with this huge stranger.

 So far this month I have made:
turkey salad, turkey pasta Alfredo, and turkey noodle soup, but I think my latest turkey makeover was the most unique. I had 4 turkey wings wrapped in foil, so I broiled them in the toaster oven and poured buffalo wing sauce on them. Two wings and a couple of side items and I was stuffed like a ......
I have a couple of quart sized bags of turkey in the freezer, but I don't think I will be thawing them any time soon.

Thank God For Dirty Dishes

Thank God for dirty dishes;
They have a tale to tell.
While others may go hungry,
We're eating very well
With home, health, and happiness,
I shouldn't want to fuss;
By this stack of evidence,
God's been very good to us.

~Author Unknown~

I hope that you are all enjoying the holidays.

Love & Prayers,


McKenna said...

boolee is quite on the fat side huh? lol cute cats R cool!

JeanSkirtGirl said...

very big cat and also very white love your new cat love carmencita

melodywedergren said...

Love the Dirty Dishes Poem!

I have to say Eloise is a much braver soul than I am. I never had the guts to do anything daring enough that would cause a broken bone!

LOVE, LOVE, LOVE the basket! ;)

Egghead said...

Poor Eloise. I had a brother that was constantly in casts, stitches and bandages. Accidents just seemed to follow him. I hope she heals soon. She looks adorable in that hat that Kristi made. Cute. I love that dirty dishes poem....upbeat take on an endless job.

Hope your holidays are lovely.

The B's said...

Boolee, you are a handsome thing!

Dear friend, I think our husbands would get along SO well, seeing that ham encircled turkey!!! Many, many blessings to you and yours!

Sha Nae Nae said...

errrr, ummmmm, oh i remember now!!everybody kept telling me i pushed eloise down the staires!!! thank you for covering me and making a story that eloise jumped off the stairs. at first i thought i was going to be in trouble!! thank you illusions!!