The boys and I (okay, mostly I) spent a happy moment or two looking at the lovely sunset that we were treated to last night. Middle in particular was keen to discover whether the old saying about red skies at night was true and I can confirm that, in this case, it was! (Mmmmm - that's meant lots of lovely, hung-outside-to-dry washing to sniff today.)
So, apart from inhaling fresh washing smells, I've been frittering away my time making a little pile of these:
I have Plans for these little beauties. Christmas plans (I've written that bit really small because it makes it less scary). Plans that involve threading them on invisible thread with little red hearts and beads and then hanging them in the big bay window in our sitting room. Ooooh, add some little tea lights and some sparkly baubles and I'm already feeling a twinge of the festive spirit (crikey - talk about peaking too early.)
These, which admittedly might seem a trifle premature, have come about as a result of reading this post from the lovely Little Cottage Comforts blog. What can I say? I panicked. She's right - the making starts now or gibbering wreckdom beckons.
And here is a little peek of something totally and reassuringly unrelated to Christmas - my beautiful Tea Wagon picture: