Happy New Year! I hope you had lovely Christmas and a fun New Years Eve last night! Hubby and I just decided to stay in and enjoy a quiet evening, watching a movie. As for our Christmas, well, lemme tell ya, it was a memorable one, that's for sure. Due to a freezing ice storm, we had no power for almost a week! The wood stove in our kitchen saved our butts, truly. It would have been a nightmare without it. It keep us cozy warm and I also did all the cooking on it (which I normally do in the winter anyhow). Russell (aka McGyver) rigged up a headlight to a car battery and that was our main light.
We also used an oil lamp and lots of candles.
We even melted snow and icicles on the stove to do the dishes (and wash my hair!)
So all in all, it's been a hectic, strange time. I also couldn't stamp! Oh the horror! *wink* My ink pads and stamps were too cold, as I had no heat in my hobby room and the temperature outside got down to -21'C. I moved most of my stamps and supplies into the dining room, where it's toasty and bright, so if the power goes out again I'm prepared! LOL Today was my first day back stamping and it was soooooo nice! I used the new "Happy Watercolor" stamp set from the Occasions Catalogue (starts Jan 3rd):
Table built using Stampin' Up! Product Table Builder from The Crafty Owl.
Well, I'm off for a walk with my Sweetheart and our hounds and then we'll be (finally) having our Christmas turkey dinner tonight! Our house smells sooooo good!
Enjoy the day and HAPPY NEW YEAR!