Remembering Richie at Christmas

Last year Richie was with us for Christmas and he was a pest. He tore the ribbons off the packages and wanted to be right in the middle of all the festivities. That was his personality. He seemed fearless and he was very demanding. He’d look at me with half closed eyes as if to […]

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Our Living Christmas Ornament – Bad Kitty

Our black cat, Skittle, ignored the Christmas tree while we were putting it up and hanging the decorations, but the next morning when I sat down to work at the computer which is in the same room as the tree, she began to climb up through the middle of it. I sat watching it shake […]

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Little Red Squirrel Christmas Greeting Card

This little red squirrel was chowing down on the birdseed in a hanging feeder next to the house when I captured this shot. I took a series of photos while he happily stuffed his little face but thought this one was cute to add to a Christmas card. I especially love the snow flakes on […]

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Wooden Santa Count Down Calendar

Each year my son loves to open the little drawers to this wooden Santa calendar. And I always have trouble finding little things to fill all 24 draws with! They are tiny and not much will fit inside so I usually put coins, chocolate bits, and other small pieces of some kind of candy in […]

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Blooming Christmas Cactus

I don’t think I’ve ever had a Christmas Cactus that bloomed at Christmas. The flowers on this one are already beginning to die – the first of November. I put one (I have 2) outside under a tree this summer and it bloomed in summer! Not many flowers, just a couple. I am helping my […]

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