Daily Gratitude

A diamond-shaped wood splitting maul that will help us finally be able to chop the wood in the woodpile so that it actually fits in our small fireplace.

A husband who takes over splitting wood after I’ve had my three test whacks. The splitter works great. My bad shoulder, not so much…

A full wood holder by the back door.

Aromaleigh mineral makeup sending out inexpensive trial packets (with no shipping charges) so I can play around and see what actually works with my skin tone (please excuse the rare and icky photo of my tired-looking, winter-weary, test-makeup face with no foundation.)
The generous samples are enough for several uses. If you have trouble matching your skin tone, see their “linen” foundation shades.

A husband who believes the dogs value his cheffing skills as much as anyone; Molly is waiting impatiently for her venison tenderloin and brown rice dinner on a fancy plate for New Year’s:

Dogs that play together so nicely but pretend to be fierce, making “WAAH WAAH WAAH!” noises while gnashing teeth that somehow never actually touch:

New yoga DVD#1 (with meditation talk by the Dalai Lama).


Zakuski

A favorite meal of ours is one consisting of zakuski – a Russian word for appetizers. Chef Jeff prepared a zakuski meal for New Year’s.

It was accompanied by my plum pudding (a/k/a flaming booze cake) which I’d prepared back in November, as is traditional.

It was also accompanied by vodka (traditional) and Scandinavian berry liqueurs (a new tradition).

К здоровью! *

* To health!


Fiberarts

Finished keyhole scarf (one skein of Inka yarn).

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2 Comments

Filed under farm chores, farm knit, fiberarts, food, gratitude, holiday, knit, pets, positivity, yoga

2 responses to “

  1. Laura

    OOh, love the pudding! And your dogs look so cute playing fierce.Laura

  2. Nannette

    BEAUTIFUL! You are absolutely BEAUTIFUL! Thanks for the Aromaleigh recommendation. I should place an order.LOVE the picture of Molly waiting for Chef Jeff. That’s so sweet he totally chefs for them!

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