Sunday, November 27, 2016

Getting Ready For The Big Guy In The Red Suit

I found some time to make myself some toasty pants between Christmas present making.

We showed Lily how to make butter.

If you have the opportunity to try this with a kid, DO IT!!! Fill a mason jar 1/3 of the way with heavy cream and shake the heck out of it. keep shaking even when it feels like the contents aren't moving any more. Eventually it will make a loud sloshing noise as the solids (Butter) and liquids (Buttermilk) separate. That part always impresses. Then you can pour off the liquid and add salt and what ever flavors you'd like. We added rosemary.

Gave Mom a set of natural french nails. Her nails were pretty short. Just a sliver of white edge to build on. Natural looking nails are tough to make convincing.

We had some amazing help placing our Santa and gnome ornaments perfectly.

Baby Beastie is totally loving this decorating thing. She wants to hold and examine every thing we put out. 

This is going to be the best ever Christmas yet!