After looking at it for a day or two, for some reason, I wasn't as excited about it as I was when I started.
Then, when we Skyped our Grands, I showed it to them. We always show each other decorations, pictures they've drawn, etc.
They're ages 2 and 5, and when they saw the little cherub bird feeder in Halloween foyer...
...they squealed, "It's baby Jesus!"
I had to laugh, because well...yes...it does sort of look like baby Jesus.
They've seen our nativity in the foyer at Christmas, and I guess they got confused.
So, not to confuse the Grands, I'm starting over in the foyer.
I've taken it all down, but that's as far as I've gotten.
In the mean time, here's what I did with the vase from the $2.92 Goodwill graying decaying flower arrangement.
I made a potpourri, minus the fragrance, until I get cinnamon oil at the store.
It's sitting on a tray in the family room, with a jar of Werther's Caramel Apple candies for treats, and remotes, handy for Downton Abbey reruns.
I found two more critters on my stoop...a wild eyed black cat...and
there's another critter on my wreath...
...a huge black spider. Do you think I should call animal control? :)
We're supposed to have rain the next couple of days, so,
I imagine I'll have to find a place in the house for the spider and the cat.
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