Sunday, December 21, 2014

December Daily ~ December 2 to 10

December Daily 2014

December 2

I tried to bake raisin bread today and only realized that I do not have bread flour, I had to substitute it with regular flour and cake flour, it turn out good though.
We are both missing my brother-in-law Dan today, it has been weeks since he passed, but we are still thinking about him a lot : (

December 3

I had a bad dream last night, that reminded me that I need to cherish the love ones that are still by my side even more.

Everyday is a blessing!

I finally work on my christmas cards and gifts list this evening.

December 4

It is raining today in Las Vegas, Papi and I went for our weekly walk, it was fun to walk Papi in the rain.

December 5

Finally, the tree and Christmas decor is up today!
These are part of my winter decor this year, the ornaments on the tree is going to be white

entrance table

coffee table

mantel decor

December 6

Papi hasn't been eating well, he is a picky eater and eats only when he is very hungry, even though we never give him table food at all, he still never finish his bowl of bowl every meal, so I decided to change the kind of food I give him, well... this is a lot moist then the dry food he had, he LOVES it and finish it up in seconds

We went to Burton Cumming's concert tonight, he is the lead singer of GUESS WHO, even though it is not the kind of music I would listen to, but I had to admit that it was a good concert

December 7

I went shopping and get Papi's his christmas present today.
I also mixed Papi's regular dry food with the moist food, guess what, he only picked out all the moist one and leave the dry ones in the bowl! : (

Another great concert tonight - Lee Greenwood, his "God blessed the USA" is one of my favorite at the Bellagio musical fountain

December 8

All the christmas cards and gifts are packed, I am waiting to get ink so I could print labels.

December 9

I do some fried doughnuts today, it was great, hubby likes the coconut topping and I like the sugar ones.

December 10

I started painting our dining room today, when we bought the house, every wall is just plain white, hubby hates it, over the years, I painted my girls' room, the guest room, and finally now the dining room. Because my body ached so much after the last time, I tell myself not to rush to finish and allow myself 2-3 days to complete the work, but guess what, I still did it in a day, from 12 pm to 6 pm, what I do is go really slow, do a bit of stretching and exercise along the way, and my arms and body didn't really feel that bad this time.

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Deb said...

Your December Daily is looking fabulous, Kirsty. So many wonderful photos and memories to keep. Thanks for sharing this with us at Let's December Daily.

Stella said...

Your PL is a wonderful peek in your daily life. I always enjoy these posts. The photos are fab and the stories behind them are lovely to read.
Enjoy your Sunday!

Mona Pendleton said...

Gorgeous post Kirsty! Lovin' all the homemade goodies both edible and paper! Great display of photos! Happy Holidays!

Julie Tucker-Wolek said...

Love love love love these pages!!! And Lee Greenwood's "God Bless the USA" is my FAVE Bellagio water show song!!!!!

Greta said...

Love this post, Kirsty! Lee Greenwood's song is my favorite--didn't get to hear it this last 4th of July, unfortunately. That Papi is a character--smart, though!

Anonymous said...

your daily looks fantastic! Thanks for sharing all nice pictures!


Tieva Design said...

Your daily looks sooo fantastic.

viktoria N said...

Wonderful december daily. I like the decoration of your home, Kirsty! And the present for Papi is so sweet! ))

Ros Crawford said...

What busy lady you've been ... I love seeing your photos and hearing about your daily life ... your bread looks delicious!! Your home looks lovely and I just know your boy Papi will be spoiled with love this Christmas!!

Audrey Pettit said...

These PL pages are some of my most favorites of yours, Kirsty! Of course I love the holidays, so I am loving seeing your holiday and decor photos. Love the papers and color palette you used, too. Really beautiful!

Ira Huberts said...

December has kept you busy Kirsty, but so much fun. Love your beautiful shots, thanks for sharing! Have a Merry Christmas, enjoy!

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dawn said...

Hello Kirsty! So glad I stopped by and could see all your December fun. I love your decorations and pages!! Great job keeping up on them too. WOW, I can believe you did all the painting yourself. I want to start painting our downstairs rooms and plan taking a week or more, lol. We hate painting, maybe we should get it all done like you did instead.
Glad Papi likes his new food.

Have a very Merry Christmas! HUGS!

Andie Miller said...

So much fun, these glimpses into your days. The pages are gorgeous, so festive. Happy December to you!

Denise van Deventer said...

Awesome spreads...and that raisen bread still looks great, even if it didn't turn out exactly as you wanted! ;-)

mandy- sea said...

Oooh Kirsty, your Dec Daily is turning out a treat! Love the way you colour coordinate each page.. very beautifully! The photography and decor is stunning too... painting is a chore, but how good is it when the end result finally happens!!! Its looking fabulous!

Jane said...

Loving the colour scheme for your album - so cool and peaceful. Great pages and superb decorations around your house. Look forward to seeing your next pages.