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The Party’s Over

I am a little late catching up on Christmas Day around here. First the gratuitous Wilfredo photo. I think he is waiting for a text message to come in on his I-Phone. Or maybe he is just dressed and ready for the party.


We had a delicious brunch at Steph’s house and enjoyed seeing all the loot the grandkids received from Santa and other relatives.

Back at home, I prepared roasted Cornish game hens, Jacques Pepin braised potatoes, green beans, and a broccoli cheese dish. I love setting the table with the family china. I wanted to fold the napkins into elf shoes ala Brenda. But it was a bit complicated for me (I needed Miles!), so I opted for the elegant candle fold.


That is where the photos of the Christmas dinner ended. I was too busy to pick up my camera. Oh, I did get this photo proving that the party is over, especially for these two.


Today, Lisa and I designed a postcard for my show. I am very late getting this done and she saved my rear. It has been sent off to Overnight Prints and should arrive early next week. At least it won’t go out in the Christmas Rush.



Tonight, Lisa is staying with Amy Ruppel and catching up on artsy things. Tomorrow, we are taking the patient Miss Mia out for her birthday shopping trip — only a week and a half late. I am sure it will be more fun with Aunt Lisa joining us.

7 Responses to “The Party’s Over”

  1. jenclair says:

    Love the postcard! The food sounds delicious and the table looks terrific.

  2. Jen Anderson says:

    Sounds like you had a lovely family holiday. Those are some pretty elegant napkins and it looks like everyone had fun.
    So very exciting that your show is coming up. The postcard looks great! Jen

  3. judy says:

    Daughters come in so handy, I am not sure I ever want mine to move out, lol, she is the best for photoshopping difficult photos.

    (BTW Thanks for the promo)

  4. Judy says:

    Love the postcard! Great fonts and of course, a great graphic.

    Tell me: how are Maggie and Wilfredo together? Wilfredo doesn’t look exactly sure of his place, and it appears that Maggie is quite awake. LOL

    Happy Shopping with the b’day girl!


  5. laura c-w says:

    Happy Happy! As the Holiday winds down, I hope you are enjoying the time with your wonderful family. Is the weather clearing up for you?
    Yesterday it got up to 70 here but there were severe storms. Today the sun os out and it is 40 degrees colder. Tomorrow we head back to the NW.
    All best in the New Year.

  6. Kristin L says:

    Yea Lisa for helping out. It all looks great. 🙂

  7. Dale Anne says:

    Postcard looks FABULOUS (except did you see Program is on there twice).