So... The stockings progressed until I realized the fabric was too short to finish the pattern. I am changing the pattern so I can finish them, and they'll be ready for Christmas 2014!
In the meantime, we've been getting the house ready for the holidays. It is a lot easier without a wedding at home the same week!
Emma is landing in the next ten minutes or so coming home from boarding school. She spent some time at Princeton this fall for a model UN conference, which explains her text before she boarded the plane:
Hope you are as excited about the holidays as I am!
1/2 c. butter 1 c. light brown sugar 2 tsp. curry powder canned fruit: halved pears, peaches, pineapple slices, maraschino cherries fresh fruit (optional): prunes, plums, or apples Drain and dry fruit as much as possible. Heat butter, sugar, and curry. Arrange fruit in baking dish and cover with butter mixture. Bake 45 minutes at 350 degrees. Delicious!