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Friday, December 21, 2007

Measure Twice And...

Huh? Who's hat? Has Santa been by already? Checking on Grace to see if she has been ever so good? Ohhh...he is measuring the fireplace surround to see if he can get Brian D. down the chimney! Good going Santa! Of course, since it is a Gas fireplace, getting down the non- existent chimney will be a feat in itself. But I digress... I just wanted to show off my Christmas cluttered mantel before Henry had a chance to destroy it. Hmm...it would seem that he has taken a liking to the objects on said mantel and is doing his best to bring each one, a little at a time, down to his level. Oh Henry...now. Where did I put that water pistol?

24 comments:

Janet said...

After so much free publicity perhaps Brian will just knock on the front door...well he should, don't you
think??

I am hoping that he will come thru for your ultimate Christmas gift:>).

Janet

Rosemary said...

What would you do if Brian really showed up? I would love to see that.
You crack me up!
Merry Christmas to you and yours.
Rosemary

Melissa said...

Hmm, what's the best part of that mantle scene? Oh, yes, the picture of your two beautiful children above it!

Merry Christmas Sue!

Mom2fur said...

Shhh...maybe Santa is just Brian in disguise! Don't tell anyone!
Thanks for the nice comment about my dress, btw!

Jen said...

your mantle is so pretty!

Jenn and Jacqui said...

Hi Sue! Your mantel is beautiful. Merry Christmas to you and your family, may you day be filled with laughter, happiness, joy and peace. And thank you for your wonderful Blog, we have only just found you recently but we love to come to visit :) Jenn and Jacqui

Valerie said...

dang it, girl, i KNOW if you walked out to see Brian in your stocking, well...i believe it'd be the scream heard 'round the world.

Tammy said...

Dear Susie,
I'm just stopping by before I head out on my Holiday to wish you and yours a
Very~Merry~Christmas!!

Love & Hugs,
Tammy (My Gentle Retreat)

Cherdecor said...

I wonder who this Brian D. guy is?
I love your mantel, Susie. It looks great!

Totallyscrappy said...

I love it!

Sandi McBride said...

Now I have the solution for Grace...just seal off the fireplace and make Santa bring Brian D. through the front door...that's what I had planned for Santa and Cary before Cary up and died on me....
Merry Christmas to the entire family and I hope Santa is good to you!
hugs
Sandi (and the Mob)

PAT said...

Your mantel is beautiful Sue! My favorite part of it is the portrait of your gorgeous children!

Merry Christmas!
Pat

Mockingbird Hill said...

Love the mantle! My kitties just use our as a springboard to get to the top of the cabinets on either side, so I have to keep ours very simple...but they've amnaged to find every other little thing and haul it off somewhere. Can we all say bottle brush trees on the shower floor??

Cassie

Cathy said...

Wishing you and yours a wonderful Holiday Season filled with joy and a Happy New Year!

Cathy

Sandra said...

Merry Christmas to you and your Family!!!!

Love,
Sandra

Sheila said...

Christmas wouldn't be Christmas without a cat to get into the decorations..!
As for Brian D...maybe leave a key under the door mat just in case he can't make it down the chimney..!

Love and best wishes for Christmas and the New Year.
hugs
Sheila
xx

Sugar Bear said...

Oh dear - bad Henry! Here's hopin Brian gets the message to come through the front door. Now wouldn't that be a site under the tree Christmas morning! All the very best wishes to you and your family for a very Merry Christmas.
Karla

Rabbit Hill Creations said...

Dear Susie, wishing you & your beatiful family a wonderful christmas. Toni

Mary Isabella said...

Love the banner. Merry Christmas

Pamela said...

it is so very seasonal. I have a wood fireplace, no mantel, tho.

BittersweetPunkin said...

I hope you have a Merry Merry Christmas !
Love,
Robin

Naturegirl said...

To my sweet Susie Q. forgive me for not coming by as often but you know things with me have taken a turn in many ways. With family support I will get through this hopping along..I think! Yesterday I fell with the crutches but I'm ok.

Your blessings in the portrait..just beautiful!!

I wanted to hop by and personally thank you for your friendship your humor and for sharing your Rabbit Run Cottage with us.
May the spirit of Christmas leave its rich blessings in the hearts of you and yours dear ms. Susie Q!
hugs NG xo

Southern Heart said...

I wanted to stop by and wish you and yours a very Merry Christmas!

Love, Andrea

Brenda said...

Very pretty love the photo of the kids.