Friday, December 31, 2010

Thursday, December 30, 2010

Perfect Pear

Poaching pears in white wine
for tomorrow night's festivities!

Friday, December 24, 2010

Monday, December 20, 2010

Sugar Plums

Going to the Gingerbread Tea at the Fairmont with her friend Kiira was enough to send Claire into a royal tizzy! They looked so adorable and acted so lovely, and both were delighted with the selection of treats and the take-home miniature nutcracker they each received as a gift. Us moms didn't mind the glass of champagne, either...

Wednesday, December 15, 2010

Monday, December 6, 2010

Ya Got Me!

Where he gets these ideas, I'll never know...

Friday, December 3, 2010

Sugar Coated

This morning's gingerbread extravaganza was, well, not pretty. Claire, Jack, and Wynham argued over architectural integrity. They argued over who got better building supplies. They refused to share. They ate more of the decorations than they used on their houses.

I have never seen so much sticky stuff in so many places: hair, clothes, faces, floor, trunk of the car. When I got Jack home and removed his pants, they stood up by themselves. All that, topped off with a sprinkle of powdered sugar for a snowy effect. Like I said, not pretty.

Thursday, December 2, 2010

Spot On

Thanks, Claire; I would never have known...