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Taking a Day Off

December 24th, 2011

It’s been busy around here, as I’m sure it has been in your world as well. I’ve been cooking, cleaning, and crafting trying to get everything ready for the upcoming celebrations we’ll be attending. If you want to see a few of the crafty things I’ve been doing head on over to Not Dabbling to see what I’ve been up to. Of course I wouldn’t leave you without something lovely to look at, so here are our two cats that don’t often make the cut, Soafie (gray) and Samson (orange). The gray one, Soafie hates having her photo taken (as you can tell by her look).

These two beauties came to our home from a feral cat rescue 8 years ago when the cat I’d had since high school died. We vowed to wait a year before getting another cat, but I spotted these two cuties on and we had kittens only a few months after Jeffrey was gone. We got them at 8 weeks and they’ve been snuggled up on our bed ever since. My mom has one of their brothers too.

Did you make any handmade gifts this year?

6 Comments to “Taking a Day Off”
  1. daisy on December 24, 2011 at 7:32 am

    Awww, what cute kitties. Bless you for adopting them.

    I baked for some special folks this year.
    Enjoy your holiday festivities!

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  2. goatpod2 on December 24, 2011 at 11:16 am

    Didn’t have time to make any gifts this year.


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  3. KimH on December 24, 2011 at 11:46 am

    Beautiful kitties…

    I just make gifts from the kitchen…

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  4. Sincerely, Emily on December 24, 2011 at 2:20 pm

    Soafie and Samson are very cute. Lots of handmade gifts from me, all under trees up north waiting to be opened tomorrow. Merry Christmas

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  5. MAYBELLINE on December 24, 2011 at 3:45 pm

    Yes. We make a wonderfully wonderful dinner for everyone to enjoy AND make enough for them to take leftovers home to enjoy later.

    Merry Christmas

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  6. songbirdtiff on December 24, 2011 at 4:08 pm

    So precious. My favorite photos are of critters sleeping, they are so serene and peaceful. Merry Christmas to you!

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