Tuesday, December 4, 2012

A Countryfolk Keepsakes Christmas...

I'm slowly getting the homestead decorated.
But it's rather difficult to get into the Christmas mood when it's 67 degrees outside... in Central New York... in December. WTHeck???
I bet Al Gore is doing the "Happy Dance."
C'mon, you know I can't resist poking fun at ol' Al. **snicker**

But I did manage to get some things done.

I enjoy spending Christmas with some of our great presidents.
Mr. Lincoln is one of them.


I couldn't bring myself to pack away Darla's stocking, so I placed hers and Hannah's at the base of their Christmas tree.

It is now lil' Gracie's tree.




This carved Santa is one of my most precious Christmas pieces. My sweet hubs made him out of wood for me. He is very special.
(So is the Santa)


I've got the outside pretty much set. I plan to snap some photos in the next day or two.

I'll keep you posted.

Happy Tuesday evening!

:> )


Susan said...

Oh child, it's hot here also. I wore a hooded sweatshirt while putting up my strand of lights on the lamp post and I almost roasted. I have to admit I got a lump in my throat when I was reading about your doggie Christmas tree. I hope little Gracie has a Merry Christmas this year. We'll be thinking of her.

Cindi said...

Love your decor and the Santa your hubby made is beautiful. Thanks for sharing!
Be blessed,

(I laughed at the Al Gore statement)

Carol Roll said...

Peanut so beautiful and so warm. Darla is there in spirit and always will be.
Your husband's carving is amazing!

Primitive Stars said...

Morning, loving that Santa hubby made ya,soooooo sweet.......Your home looks warm and country cozy......Love that you put out Darla's sock.......Warm Blessings Francine.

Diana said...

BEAUTIFUL...as always my friend!!! I posted all of the pics I have uploaded of Bailey on my blog for you...and some news...yep, have to sell our 4 yer old house and move..I swear, life can be crazy...Can I come live with you? :o)

Ali said...

It definitely feels like Winter here in England. Perhaps your in for a mild one this year? Your home looks so cosy regardless of what time of year it is.


Peri said...

Weather here in my part of CA is 64 in the daytime and 51 at night and that is pretty much autumn here..but certainly not in NY! Not very Christmasy weather at all for you --however, better than 20 and snowing!
Really love the animals' tree...sadly I can't have a tree-my cats would want to be the decorations!
The Santa is beautiful! Your fella is talented!!
Got to dash and get ready for my VA visitor...
Stay safe and think about that present I suggested for Gracie....

~*~Birdy~*~ said...

Love your ~Sweet Home~ Still want to come over for ~Cookies~ I will be waiting to see your outdoor Pic's~ Love your barn!! Smiles~ Birdy

jennifer768 said...

Love your decorating and I understand about it being to warm.We hit 75 a couple of days ago.Hugs,Jen

tj said...

...I just love your decorating style! Just wonderful! :o)

...Yeah, I don't blame you regarding lil' Darla's Christmas stocking, I would do the same thing too. She's there with you you know. You may not see her but you can feel her, she's right there in your heart. (((you)))

...Love the wooden Santa your husband made you - sweet! ;o)

...I agree about the weather, certainly isn't very Christmasey is it? :o\

...Enjoy the rest of your day!

...Blessings :o)

Cookie said...

as long as I see Darla and Hannah's ornies, I know they will always be in your heart. Loved seeing Sugar in the Lincoln photo too - Merry Christmas my dear friend! Love you dearly ♥

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