I'm a little ahead of the game this year.
Usually, I am rummaging around in the closet, boxes falling on my head, in a last minute attempt to get the stockings hung with care in time for St. Nick to arrive.
But not this year.
I attribute it to all the wonderful ideas I have been coming across in blogland.
First, the mantle:
And the faerie got something different to ponder:
The stockings were hung...
With a wreath to light up the evenings in front of the fire:
And a certain kitten was quite excited this morning!
Oaxacan Black Mole - 8oz dried pasilla chiles hot water Spice blend: 1-2 TBS seeds from the softened pasillas 1 tsp ground coriander 1/2 tsp three peppercorn blend 1/2 tsp anise...