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30 December 2009

merriment

on christmas eve...

our stockings
our stockings..

making cookies together
christmas eve, making lavender sugar cookies (recipe from herban lifestyle) in our aprons and slippers..

mixing!
mixing the dough, with good scents of lavender, butter and sugar wafting into our olfactories!

pine hare, ginger fox and peppermint ghosts
thinking of peppermint ghost, ginger foxes and pine hares too..

lavender sugar cookies
the delicious cookies ready, with lavender icing and her little purple sprinkles too..

her wrapped pressies
her presents wrapped in pages from the december issue of real simple, tied with yarn. homemade and green as well..

under the tree
illumination..

and now, for christmas morning...

she sees the bike
her first glimpse at her first bike..

nana and nat
new clothes from nana (with her nana too)!

her first bike!
her first ride on a lovely, bright christmas day...

8 comments:

Cassandra said...

I love this series of photos. Especially the first few. They evoke a very lovely holiday.

Nicole Benjamin said...

Your stocking are so beautiful and I love the second photo so much! The cookies sounds realllly good, I am thinking I will be making some too! Your daughter looks absolutely adorable with her hat and gloves : )
Warm wishes to you Andrea and Happy New Year!!

Sally said...

"First Ride" - an essential photo for everyones collection.
What a beauty.
What a great day.
What a wonderful start to many great journeys...

Dawn said...

Lavendar cookies, oh, my! Looks like you all had a lovely day...browsed a bit and was happy to see Lupines in the next post's title. Our waldorf group is called Lupines, don't see it too often.

Happy NEW year!! :)

herbanlifestyle said...

what a lovely post, and a gorgeous blog! thank you for including my lavender cookies -- I hope you enjoyed making them and eating them as much as my family and I did!

Happy New Year!

~Mary

6p00e550585e388833 said...

awwwwwww i loved these pictures! so sweet...love seeing kids on christmas day...hope yalls new year was great, too!! xoxo mary catherine

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andrea the pomegranates said...

thank you, all of you for your very nice comments. they really do mean a lot to me :)

nicole - you should make them, very good and very different cookies. they got a good response this holiday season!

sally - thank you. i agree about the photo as well. she is doing so great too, i am very proud :)

dawn - how cute that your group is called lupines! that's so neat. i am still n ew to the whole waldorff thing. could you tell me more about it?

Heather said...

oh, what a fun and festive holiday! Lavender cookies???? I would have never thought of that! they look so precious with the icing and sprinkles! Happy holidays to you...