Today we put up our little Christmas tree. It is ceramic and was Raf's parents' tree. The angel on the left was my mother's and the one on the right was Raf's parents'. I got the cross from a friend when I had my knee replacement.
This is Mother's nativity scene. Of course, as it isn't Christmas, Baby Jesus isn't there, and the wise men are traveling from afar (on a table across the room).
I am making beef soup today to eat tomorrow. This was when it first started, so you can still see the pieces of cabbage, carrot, onion, etc. And steam!
Made these oatmeal cookies do eat and to send to someone special who won't be here this Christmas.