I got sick on Christmas Day. I didn't even realize it until the afternoon. Since, we can't travel back to Boston because I am very close to my due date, we were going to have Christmas dinner at a friend's house in NYC. I felt very tired and took a nap a few hours before we were to leave, but when DH tried to wake me up, my throat was hurting and I didn't want to wake up. So, I slept on and off all day and night. What a waste of Christmas Day!
A few days later and I feel even more awful. All I have the energy to do is use the computer for a little bit and sleep some more. But sleeping is not easy with the baby being very active and pre labor contractions. Sorry for whining, but being sick and 9 months pregnant is no fun.
Here are some pictures of Christmas Eve.
Strawberry Jam-filled Cookies , recipe from HERE. I can't stop eating them.
This Pet Clipper Set arrived on Christmas Eve night, after I took pictures of the boys in their Santa suits. I guess FedEx was working over time. I gave Caesar a much needed hair cut. I don't think Caesar considers the pet clipper tool a great gift. But I must say that the clipper works great!
We are going to get a Christmas Tree for the baby next year, so this year I knit my own mini-tree. This was a fun knitting project. We didn't get any snow for Christmas Eve or Christmas Day, so the "snow" is actually cotton chenille.
Pattern: Fun Fur Kitschmas Tree (free pattern) by Maryse
Needles: Size US 8 / 5.0 mm
Yarn: one skein of Moda Dea "Eden" in color: Fig Leaf 5392 and Red Heart "Soft Yarn" (about 100 yds) in color: Guacamole 4420 , Both yarns are used held together.
For one of DH's Christmas gifts, I made him a Transformers Washcloth because he loves and collects Transformers. He thinks it's too nice to use. Sigh!
Pattern: Transformers Cloth (free pattern) by Knitting Memories
Needles: Size US 7 / 4.5 mm
Yarn: Peaches & Creme, color: Yellow 10
Size: 9.5 inches by 8.5 inches
Mods: There is a mistake on Row 25. It should be: MB4, K3, P5, K5, P1, K2, P3, K2, P1, K5, P5, K3, MB4.