Monday, December 21, 2015


The rain is falling and the freezing rain is on the horizon. I am cozy in my mouse house, three little cats with full bellies & a pretty tree to keep things calm and bright.

I came home today with another addition to my charlie brown tree....a lamb.

If you pull her tail she plays a tune but I don't recognize it. A lullaby.
I'll ask my daughter if she has heard it.
Gwynn will want her to have a name so I have named her Faith.
I think she feels right at home here.
Audrey has met her and tried to eat...I mean... pull her tail so she can
hear the song.
just eat her tail...not sure.
Anyway, I hope she lasts long enough to meet the grandittles.

Our 2 year old grandittle, Gwynn was sitting at the dinner table with her mom and dad when she stopped eating, looked up at them and said "I love you guys."
Pretty cute, eh.

If you are the 'make from scratch' type of cook and would like some easy recipes to try this Christmas I am sending you over to a blog that I stumbled across just this year.
 I am so glad I did.
Rhonda is amazing in the kitchen and because of her I can now make my own jam. :)

Merry Christmas.
hugs, Deb


  1. Hello Deb, I do read Rhondas blog too ... its a great place to visit. Your tree is just beautiful. As the sun shines & the wind whirls around us here & everything is turning dry & crisp, I send seasons greetings & festive wishes across the globe to your gorgeous home. Bless you all Deb for the pleasure your blog brings to us all x x x

  2. Audrey always makes me smile! Thank you for sharing your posts with us all this year. I do not always comment, but I love reading them. Wishing you and yours a wonderful Christmas. x

  3. That little Faith is adorable. I bought myself a little white Polar bear for the tree yesterday. I can just see little gwynn looking up and saying that to her parents. That is so sweet!

  4. I love the little lamb named Faith! Tell Audrey not to 'play' with the tail because I'm sure little Gwynn would love to see it.

    I checked on Charlie yesterday and he seems to be doing fine at the Vets. I miss him so much!

  5. Oh the sweetest of woodland creatures on the darling is your little Gwynn...wishing you all a very Merry Christmas!

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  7. Once your new home is built would you consider renting out thee mouse house so I could run away for a week? And...would it come with kitties, please?


  8. Merry Merry Christmas love Ria ❤️❤️❤️......

  9. Faith is cute , I do like all your woodland creatures you have on your tree . All our wood land creatures are all mixed up with this weather we are having , it is warm here 12C and the fog just lifted rain stopped and it is sunny here now feels more like spring and just as muddy . Lovely photos , Thanks for sharing , Wishing you all a very Merry Christmas .

  10. Don't you just get a happy tear when kids say stuff like that! Gwyn is the most precious little treasure!

  11. A pretty ornament. It suits the tree nicely.

  12. Beautiful lamb ornament.
    How thoughtful of Audrey to want play with it =)

  13. I have faith that Faith will make it. She's wonderful. Audrey just wants to be her friend. Or fiend.

  14. Merry Christmas to you & yours. I hope that all the magic of the season brings you joy, calm & peace.