Saturday, December 22, 2012

It's beginning to look...

When I'm in the mood to create, there is such a lightness in my heart, I work without effort.  I enjoy creating things. Fabrics become quilts. A few flowers and herbs become a garden. Furniture, curtains, meals, and memories become a home.

This past month has been unseasonably warm here in Texas making it hard for me to decorate for Christmas. In my brain, cold weather and gray cloudy days demand color, sparkle, lights, and festive music, but lately my days have been all sunshine and springlike weather. It makes me want to get out in the garden or take a trip to the zoo or do just about anything except create a winter wonderland in the house.

Sunshiny days make it hard for me to focus on decorating the tree.

I am happy to report that we have had a couple of days of cooler weather and I just heard the Christmas Day forecast for a chance of snow - that's more like it. I'm on a roll now, maybe I can finish gift wrapping and just sit by the fire with a cup of tea.

When it gets cold enough to wear a heavy coat,
I can't wait to trim the tree and deck the halls.

I'm off to bake one more batch of cookies and spend some time with my family.   

At last, it's the most wonderful time of the year...

Thanks for spending time with me and my blog.
I hope your holidays are happy and bright.



TexWisGirl said...

well, i'm glad you're happier with the cooler temps. the winds are bad again today! :)

Joy@aVintageGreen said...

Happy Holidays to you too. Love the glimpses of your decorations.

Lounging with a Latte said...

I loved reading your last few blog posts, living life to the full. I love that. Happy Christmas to you and your family

Kellie @ Delightfully Ludicrous said...

Happy holidays!

Robin Larkspur said...

Cheerful, JOYful post! Making Spirits bright is quite enJOYable!
I am glad you are spreading the JOY around!

rhonda jean said...

Merry Christmas!
with love
Rhonda and Hanno xx