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Friday, 22 December 2017


Making gifts for Christmas has been a tradition in our house since we were first married. It cuts down on the stress of shopping, dashing all over the place seeking the right gift for everyone and it is also a lot more fun to do.

This little adorable guy emerged from an old pair of Jeans. Under Mary's talented and skillful hands she quickly put together this special gift for a very special little girl in our lives.

Just waiting for that special hug from our adorable granddaughter. Hope Kate loves it as much as Mary enjoyed making it. It even has a pocket for a love heart.

Safe travels everyone and thanks for stopping by.


  1. Mary, you continue to amaze me!! Kate will treasure this doll forever.

    1. Thank you Ruth. I sure had fun making toys this year. Never had time when my own kids were young. How I love being an Oma (grandma).

    2. It is wonderful for sure. Our kids are all coming home on Christmas Day and then overnight so it will be fun!

    3. Sounds like lots of will be busy Ruth.
      Merry Christmas to everyone at your house.

  2. What a nice presents do you make, Mary!!
    to late to wish a merry Christmas, so I wish you a happy Newyear!