Monday, December 22, 2008

It's Beginning to Look a Lot Like Christmas

It's also feeling a ton like Christmas. I've been unemployed again for a few weeks but that will end again after the beginning of the new year. I got a call with an offer Friday afternoon while I was packing to head out to my parents' house and it was like a huge weight being lifted off my chest. I wish anyone in a similar situation all kinds of luck.

Also on Friday, I cast on a sock as last minute Christmas gift and I'm about 3/4 the way done with the first one. I have a feeling one completed sock and one still on the needles will be going in the box.

Yesterday, my sister and I went to our grandma's house to make krumkake, pizzelles, and rosettes. Grandma supervised while we turned out piles of fried and baked goods. I had one rosette slip off the iron into the batter bowl, Erin burned one krumkake, and we both managed to have pizzelles that oozed over the patterned parts of the iron but we still produced plenty of treats for Christmas day. Tomorrow, we're going to arm ourselves with YouTube videos and our other grandma's phone number as we attempt to make lefse.

Now, I'm off to continue my futile attempt to finish a pair of socks by Christmas Eve. Stop laughing.