We made it through the pre - Xmas Holi-days just fine.
No shopping stress for us.
No tree in the house, just some minor little decoration changes in the living room (red curtains, table cloth and candles) and a wreath on the front door.
It's warm in the house, the animals are taking a nap and we are sitting at our Mac's.
Life is good.
It's dawn and the birds just started twittering in our backyard. Good that we filled the bird feeder up last night, they can get started with breakfast right away.
We had yet another very cold night, temperatures way beneath freezing point.
The other day we had around -24 ℃ which is REALLY cold for this area.
They say that it hasn't been that cold here in a 100 years!
And we have lot's of snow.
A white Christmas we had, that's for sure. But isn't that what everyone wanted?! HO HO HO!
Soon it's New Year's Eve and we'll say "Good bye" to yet another year which passed by so quickly.
A great year filled with a lot of experiences to be thankful for!
What can I say, we are happy, our animals are happy and life goes on as usual.
Here is a photo of Cleo that I took on one of our walks the other day...
(And yes MJ, the photo that I used in the header before - the one with Cleo in the Snow - was taken back in Austria a couple of years ago ;-))
Cleo is wearing jackets in layers these days, as she gets older we assume that she needs them. I her younger years we felt she really didn't need them, but now she seems to enjoy the layers that help her stay warm. I bet she wouldn't mind warm winter boots either...
And Aaron and Mika ("the guys") playing on the sofa...
With the hope this post "finds you" in good health and happiness...
MERRY CHRISTMAS TO ALL OF YOU
A HAPPY NEW YEAR!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
Michaela, Ingrid and our 4 four-legged family members