Advent is moving swiftly! We put the tree up yesterday and will finish decorating the house today. Jacob, Elizabeth’s fiancé, is coming for the weekend and I’m going to try to get a group picture of all nine (including AJ, Eleanor’s fiancé) tomorrow. Rain and perhaps thunderstorms are moving in by midday but it gave … Continue reading Advent Updates
Merry Christmas from the Crawford Family! * * * * *
Kontakion of Christmas Today the Virgin gives birth to the Transcendent One, And the earth offers a cave to the Unapproachable One! Angels with shepherds glorify Him! The wise men journey with a star! Since for our sake the Eternal God was born as a Little Child!
Here we are, on the last day before Christmas. * * * * We have prepared and do not lack much to be completely ready. I do have to get the lentil soup going in the crock pot for dinner tonight after Vigil. I also still have presents to wrap. The front went through faster … Continue reading Christmas Eve
Sunday when we drove to Liturgy I was wary of the soft and saturated ground to park on. I let the kids out and then parked in a place that looked firm. As soon as the last wheel left the pavement I felt it spin. Drat. And I wasn't the only one stuck. After coffee … Continue reading Sunday snapshots
I knit these the same way I do the full-size ones, only using crochet thread and size 5-0 steel needles. They look so cute hanging from the mantle! You can purchase them at Cozy House Curios!
Now in the shop! Two sets of mitten and stocking ornaments (here and here).
I just listed two miniature (not 1:12 scale) sweater Christmas ornaments at Cozy House Curios. They're both quite detailed and should delight anyone who loves to knit or crochet. Natural wool pullover sweater: Blue cardigan sweater with puffed elbow sleeves: More coming soon!
I never realized exactly how much hammering and banging goes into replacing a roof until the new next door neighbor decided to have hers replaced. This morning. With an efficient crew of about 6. Mittens is nodding yes and shaking her head no now. It's too cute. Plus, Flopsy taught her how to give high … Continue reading Bits and pieces