Saturday, December 24, 2016

Merry Christmas

Tree trimmed (including 2016's new ornament, made just under the wire last night)

Rudolph quilt deployed.

Cookies decorated (family effort)

Ragoût de poulet simmering. 

Tourtière ready to heat up. 

Table set. 

Dog watching for Santa (gotta watch those pesky reindeer!) 

We're ready for réveillon!
 (That's the French Canadian side of the family Christmas traditions.)

Wishing you a very Merry Christmas, from my family to yours!


  1. Thanks for a little French lesson! Merry Christmas to you and your family. ~Jeanne

  2. Joyeux Noêl Joanne! I am reading down the list (Rosie is my favourite photo, but you guessed that) and thinking this is FRENCH-Canadian stuff...and oui oui mon amie I was right! Did not know you had the frog roots lol just thought the tête-carrée ones like moi. Thanks so much for all you do for QBL and looking forward to next year's doings! Great family photo too, good-looking peeps you are. ;-)

  3. Merry Christmas Joanne!! Your Rudolph quilt is adorable!

  4. Merry Christmas! I love the decorations on those cookies.

  5. Merry Christmas - hope you're having a wonderful day!! Nice to read about traditions from around the world!

  6. How lovely to see your French-Canadian Christmas traditions. Wishing you a peaceful Christmas.

  7. Yum! I didn't get to make gingerbread this year and yours look delish! And pretty! What kind of icing do you use to decorate like that? When I do that the icing sometimes falls off after it dries.

  8. i'm a little behind, so I'll wish you all a Happy New Year! Nice family picture!

  9. Merry belated Christmas! Your family is beautiful and so is that reindeer quilt.

  10. Joyeux Noel! Oh, I have not had tourtierre for years! I think I might need to make one this to make that French Canadian heritage happy (100% if you can believe that!) !


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