I hope you all had a wonderful Thanksgiving holiday with your loved ones. I know I've said it at least a dozen times now, but I just can't tell you all enough how much I appreciate you taking the time to stop by my blog to visit and leave your wonderful words of encouragement. I am so grateful for having had the opportunity to get to know all of you and cherish the friendships that have been made here in Blogland.
For those of my friends who aren't from the U.S. and don't celebrate Thanksgiving, I hope you all had a wonderful week however you may have spent it. I am just as grateful for all of you as my American friends.
I had a wonderful holiday with my family cooking the traditional turkey dinner, enjoying each others company, and playing games. Some of you who have been following my blog for a while may already know that my mom and her husband moved down here a couple of months ago and are staying with us until their house is done being built, so we have a lot to be grateful for this year. We couldn't be happier to have them here in our lives on a regular basis now.
My mom and I went shopping at a couple of local antique shops yesterday (Friday), and I picked up a sweet vintage white metal garden table with a wonderful patina to it. I'll share that with you for White Wednesday, I think. I also managed to find a couple of adorable angel dolls for my daughter's stockings, so I was relieved to get some of my Christmas shopping started.
This is one of the last blooms of the year from our French Lace rose bushes. I brought it inside to enjoy after pruning them back last week. I love roses. I'm going to miss seeing them in our garden while they take their winter rest.
My parents are divorced, so my family and I will be heading up to Clovis today to do Turkey day with my dad. It's been a while since we've seen him, so we're all looking forward to spending a day filled with good food (again :)) and catching up with each other.
Hopefully, the rest of my Christmas decorations will come out of the boxes tomorrow, and I'll be able to share some of that with you for White Wednesday as well.
I wish you all a great weekend!
'Til next time...
~ Jo :-)
P.S. I was invited to join in on a fun link party over at Maleviks Rosentradgard called Saturday Show Off. Maleviks Rosentradgard is a beautiful Swedish blog filled with stunning pictures of Hakan's roses from his garden. Head on over there to check it out. :)