Or unwrap-up really … my favorite photo from the festive season:
Whilst browsing one of my friend’s photos, I noticed they had placed their Christmas tree inside a play pen. We didn’t do anything like that this year – Indy stayed away from the presents as she was far too interested in the Christmas ornaments. But I wonder what measures will be needed next year to guard the present stash? My neice, who is 3, asked for a pony for Christmas (!?!), so I can’t imagine what Indy will ask for as she will be that age next December.
One of the gifts I got this year was a sewing machine – thanks to those that made suggestions of a good beginner’s model. It is a Brother NS30 – so need suggestions on some good beginner’s projects now!
And since someone asked, here is what the Red Velvet Cake (from Southern Cakes: Sweet and Irresistable Recipes for Everyday Celebrations) I made for Christmas Eve looked like. These photos are actually from the last time I made the cake, but it looks exactly the same. I thought Red Velvet was only so-so before I tried this recipe – but I think it’s really the frosting that makes it.