Sunday, December 25, 2011

Happy. Holly. Daze.

I found a little note on the tree this morning.
The second sentence just kills me. It's so nice to know exactly what role you play in your child's life. (In case you can't read it, it says, "You are a wonderful, amazing help around the house.")
My family and I send you holi(wood)day wishes this morning, wherever in the big wide world you happen to be.

Today we're having a Dickensian feast with friends: roast goose, stuffing, parsnips, mushy peas and sticky toffee pudding (which I actually need to run downstairs and check on). Photos to come.

Count every blessing as a gift and every friend as a treasure -- we're going to have a wonderful 2012, I just know it!

xxx/lisa





16 comments:

Pamela Terry and Edward said...

Wishing you a wonderful toffee pudding holiday!
May all your dreams come true!

Sunday Taylor said...

Lisa, Merry Christmas! I count your friendship as one of the gifts of blogging and I continue to be astonished at your creative, witty, and smart writing. Your are truly a kindred spirit and I am delighted to know someone as obsessed with Bloomsbury as I am. I hope you have a wonderful day with your family!
Sunday xx

Terra said...

Merry Christmas, and your sweet daughter's note is a keeper!

pve design said...

Lisa,
Oh what a darling note. Perhaps it will inspire your next needlework work of art. Luca will make a good mate.
You are teaching him well, what a gift.
pve

Ann said...

Merry Christmas!

helen tilston said...

Happy Christmas Lisa

I believe Luca's note is one of the best Christmas presents of all. No doubt you shall frame it.

Your Christmas feast sounds delicious.
I love goose.

I join you in predicting 2012 to be the greatest year. Thank you for your blog and frienship.
Helen xx

penelope said...

Your last sentence is perfection. Many Blessings.

Jennifer said...

What a wonderful present from your child! Happy Holidays to you and your family!

Unknown said...

happy boxing day!
curious to know how it is celebrated at your home.

-- a Minnesota admirer of your blog

Emily said...

I hope your Christmas was wonderful Lisa. That Luca is a keeper!

Lily said...

Lisa,
Merriest of Christmases to you, and many thanks for your timeless present of opening your door and letting us wander around in your magical world!
Here's to a Splendid New Year!
-Lily

24 Corners said...

Of course you had a Dickensian feast! Many blessings to you and your family in the New Year Lisa...*you* most certainly are, a cherished treasure!
Luca's note is adorable...such an angel!
xo J~

Angie D in Ohio said...

Oh what a sweet letter to receive. Those are those special moments that you will always remember. Happy Holidays!

Emily Krajniak said...

I love Luca's Letter! Must be reassuring to know your helpful around the house. So Cute. Thank you for sharing!

Happy New Year!
Emily
http://truthandreverie.blogspot.com/

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