We'll be home for Christmas. That's the way I like it. We seem to be establishing new traditions as Jon's family creates their celebrations. That's fine by me. But I still like to decorate a little. We haven't had a tree for three years and that is also fine by me. So here is my mantle filled with Santas from my mother and some of my own.
The table is ready for visitors. First guests will come for tea on Tuesday. Thanks to dear friend La Donna who gave me a lovely holiday tea set.
One of my favorite Christmas decorations. This nativity set was brought back from Mexico for us from my dear in-laws. They are actually signed pieces by a known artist. We've had this set for about 30 years. I always think of Jean and Roy when I put it out. It is so simple and beautiful.