Sunday, December 26, 2010

Christmas Time

"The best of all gifts around any Christmas tree is the presence of a happy family all wrapped up in each other."
Burton Hillis

To my family and friends I hope your Christmas was a happy one and you were able to share it with the special people in your lives.

Peace and Joy,

Wednesday, December 22, 2010

The Necessities of Life

The story goes that a couple of months ago my oven died a long and slow death. Bit by bit things started to stop working, no timer, no baking function and after replacing elements to make it last a little longer the last straw came when the concealed element and the grill function simultaneously blew up!
It sounded like an easy task to buy a new oven but when we found out that nothing would fit in the oven cabinet without some serious alterations we were a little worried. Christmas is looming!
Today, however, just 3 sleeps until Christmas I have a brand new shiny oven sitting neatly in its place thanks to a handy hubby who cut and planed and moved things around inside the cabinet so the oven that we thought would fit in there did actually fit. I hope now that this oven knows I am the boss and it doesn't have any quirky little habits that one has to get used too.

I think I will change my mind about having "a place for everything and everything in its place" because sometimes everything just doesn't fit in its place!