this Christmas

Friday, December 24, 2010

So, this Christmas, I didn't get 1/2 of what I wanted accomplished. Most of the decorations stayed in their boxes. The advent didn't get started until about the 15th of the month. And, the knitting wasn't finished.

However, the fondue maker was finally used.
And, Santa did stop by to tell my kids they better get to sleep or he wasn't coming back.

***I really wanted to wish you all a VERY Merry Christmas. I hope your time spent with family, friends and yarn is all of that and more.***

xx,
leslie

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58 comments

  1. Merry Christmas and happy holidays to you and your family!

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  2. Merry Christmas!

    I didn't get 1/2 the stuff done I wanted to do either. It's still going to be a great Christmas, though. I just know it!

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  3. Merry Christmas to you too!

    (You're not alone, I didn't get a lot done either - and yet this Christmas was just as sweet as ever. Funny how we get so wrapped up in to-do lists!)

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  4. Merry Christmas!! I still have hems on pj pants, and an entire afghan to crochet (boxing up the yarn) and I'm okay with it. It's still Christmas if we're all together.

    xoxo.

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  5. Ah, some years are just like that. Merry Christmas to you too, Leslie! xx

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  6. It's ok, I didn't get a lot of what I had planned done either. I feel better knowing I'm not alone. Merry Christmas from my family to yours!

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  7. I hope you have a great Christmas ... and a wonderful new year!

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  8. As long as we are merry in our hearts we have accomplished more than we needed to. Happy Holidays!

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  9. Why is it our to-do lists get so long? I finished a binding just minutes before getting dressed for a family celebration. I also had to send my clothes off to Denver with gifts ( a weekend visit) just so I could pack a quilt that still needed to be finished and carried in my suitcase on the plane! Once again I have vowed to myself I won't do this next year! Merry Christmas to you and your family.

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  10. A sweet Christmas to you too Leslie!

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  11. Wishing all beautiful things of peace, love and joy to you and yours this very Merry Christmas, Leslie.

    And for your friendship, I shall celebrate today with laughter and smiles.

    Peace out!

    xo...Ana

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  12. Happy Christmas. Don't feel bad - most of my Christmas knitting is now considered a jump on next Christmas... it's all on how you spin it.

    Enjoy your celebrations!

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  13. Merry Christmas ! I didn't make presents this year and didn't decorate half as much as usual and I still had lots of fun!!!

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  14. Merry Christmas Leslie! I hope you are enjoying a fantastic holiday!

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  15. Merry, merry, Leslie! Isn't it great that this day can be so wonderful whether we do all we intend to do or not?

    Peace to you!

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  16. Merry Christmas to you and the family too.

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  17. Merry Christmas to you and your family! Hope you are having a wonderful day!

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  18. Leslie, Merry Christmas and Happy New Year. I didn't get all the things done either, but I'm feeling good about next year 2011 and what wonders await us all. Blessings to you and your family, Valerie

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  19. Only a true knitter would have included "yarn" in that last wish! All good things back at you!

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  20. Merry Christmas, Leslie. I hope that you and yours have a lovely week, full of fun and family.

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  21. Merry Christmas to you and your family! Enjoy this season.

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  22. Merry Christmas to you, too. We didn't get very many items done either - very bad planning and too much travel are not a good combination. Hopefully the new year will allow for some pleasant changes and more crafting.

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  23. Merry Christmas Leslie. Hope you are resting. I still have two pairs of sock to finish! And I gave up on my cookie making. No one noticed a thing!

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  24. Merry Christmas!
    Love the advent calendar- I forgot you made that. I want to follow suit and your advice, make it myself, in white :)
    I've enjoyed your blog for another year- thank you!

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  25. Dear Leslie,
    Merry Christmas and happy holidays to you and your family!
    And just r e l a x :)
    I like your blog very much (i just must said that :)) )

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  26. I never have a new-year-resolution but for 2011 I will promise myself to have all presents and all things done for Christmas by the end of november.
    Happy Holidays to you and your family!

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  27. Anonymous12/27/2010

    Glad you and your family had a happy Christmas!
    We have fondue (cheese as well as beef) for dinner every Christmas Eve. This was a tradition started by my parents in the 1970's... and we look forward to it each year.

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  28. I could have written your first paragraph. I fell short of all my plans. I refused to let it stress me this year, though. C'est la vie!

    I just wanted to let you know that the chalkboard placemats I bought from you for my 4yo & 7yo granddaughters for Christmas was a big hit! ;-)

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  29. Happy New Year, Leslie!!
    I'm sure what didn't get done wasn't missed. As long as you were present, the time was well spent! Rest up that back of yours.

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  30. Merry Christmas to you too!

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  31. Kathleen12/28/2010

    Thank you for being a friend to knit with! Merry Christmas and blessings for the new year.

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  32. I love what Santa said. I wanted to come and say "hello". I just read your article in Artful Blogging and really enjoyed it.

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  33. Hey! I was so excited to see your interview in the latest copy of Artful Blogging that I shouted out to my husband, "I read her blog all the time!" Congratulations and thanks for your beautiful blog.

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  34. I used my fondue pot for the first time this Christmas! Going to use it again for New Years it was so fun. Totally with you on getting all my list finished. Happy New Year!

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  35. I never use my fondue pot! Hihihihi... ^^
    Merry Christmas!
    Regards from Brasil!
    Simone

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  36. hope you had an excellent christmas with your family. here's wishing you a happy new year!

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