Happy New Year!

Happy New Year to you and yours!  We had a supper with two other couples, half  “raclette” and since the “raclette” seemed to have broken down (not enough heat), we switched to a fondue.  It was nice and it was a fairly early night, we were home by 1:00a.m.  I have never had a “raclette” and now I want one! :).

Today we are having a family brunch, hence my post at the crack of dawn.  I’ve actually been up for a fair bit, getting the rest of my preparations ready. We are having the brunch at my SIL’s but she and I made the menu together and split the work.  I am in charge of a beef bouillon (Traditional French, Quebec, entree), the fruit salad ( I made a huge one, adding the magic ingredient of lemon pudding!), the vegetable, cheese & meat platter.  The sparkling wine is now in the fridge, to be finely chilled for its orange juice partner…yum, yum.

Of course it will be nice to see my in-laws, since we weren’t together at Christmas but I think that I will enjoy the end of the day; the end to the holidays and the START of CREATIVE EVERYDAY!  My plan for today is to stitch….cross stitch!  I put my latest cross stitch on a frame but have yet to get back to it!  I have an itch in my fingers…they want to stitch, so that will be my creative action today!

Well, I must continue my preparations, but I will be back before the end of the day!

Later

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One thought on “Happy New Year!”

  1. Happy New year to you!
    It is nice with Christmas and family together, but like you I think it is nice to get back to the
    creative everyday! I got two new books about sewing and a quilting calendar, for Christmas, and I also have a kit for a quilt waiting so I better get started soon! The calendar has a pattern for one block each day, so I can be busy if I should make all of them! 🙂

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