Phew. I feel like I am slowly returning to the land of the living. I have been so horribly sick for nearly a week. You know the kind of sick where you just curl up in a ball and hope for it all to go away soon?
Well it did pass and I woke up this morning feeling bright and fresh. The kids and I have spent the morning outside getting the yard ready for our Christmas barbecue; yep, it’s good to feel well again.
Last week Jack (3.5yrs) made these little baubles. He was ever so proud of himself. He is so smitten with our christmas tree (I am convinced he would sleep underneath it if we let him). When he finished he ever so carefully considered where each bauble should go and then gently hung them on the tree.
This was such a nice thing to do together, very calm and quiet. And now we have something Jack made, which is truly beautiful, hanging on our tree.
Each decoration on our tree (well most of them anyway) is very special to me, it has a story. Whether it was a gift from a family member, or from a trip overseas, or something to remember a special occasion, each one is special. And so I like now that Jack is adding to the tree as well.
These baubles are glass, and so it was with very careful hands that Jack filled each bauble. We used tiny treasures to fill the baubles; pine needles, dried native flowers, tiny gum nuts, feathers and eucalyptus leaves.
Some he filled a lot, some not so much, each with a different combination of treasures. Lovely.