How was your holiday? Ours was very nice, thank you for asking - really relaxing.
I spent the day reading Dick Tracy cartoons, drinking soy egg nog, eating a Terry's chocolate orange (Xmas tradition for me) and roasting acorn squash with maple sugar.
We watched Pee Wee's Christmas Special (I won it in the family grab - score!), but sadly, couldn't find our copy of "A Muppet Christmas Carol". But Albert Finney was a good substitute, and we watched "Scrooge" instead.
Then we drove around to look at people's houses all decked out in lights.
My family got us some lovely cookware, which I didn't take any pictures of - but we can't wait to start using it. What should we make??
And BIG thank you to everyone who sent us Christmas cards this year! SO appreciated!
Peanuts mug from my Dad
Minnetonkas from my Mom
Vintage sweater from my sister
Biskup poster from Misha
Andy got me an amazing portable drawing table!!
There were vinyl toys in my stocking!
(that amount of pink on my desk is surprising to me)
Dick Tracy comics from 1941
Annnnnd today is my wonderful husband's birthday! Woo!
Lately I've gone crazy for two things: Mclure's New England honey and grapefruit. I noticed that quite by accident all my pretty-lady-things are grapefruit scented, from my body wash to hand cream. And it's awesome.
I used to think my dad was a masochist for eating something as sour and bitter as grapefruit for breakfast, but now I see he wasn't crazy.
It also helped me drop 3 pounds! Woo!
And I started substituting honey for all my sugar needs, including on pancakes instead of maple syrup. Oh, how I love it. It even goes really well on my Fage Greek yogurt in the morning!
Just wanted to say thanks to SuperSonic Electronic for blogging my Mulholland Drive piece on Tumblr - (happen to follow that blog because it's so awesome) - and it was subsequently picked up by Tumblr Radar.