As I post this, I am aware that most people post vacation photos of their family on the beach, or at Disneyland. My vacation photos are composed of my accomplishments and creations instead. I don’t think this is strange at all. When I was younger I travelled a lot, but now that I am older, I enjoy staying at home and making things instead. We are where we are at in life, I guess, and my happy place is at home.
I started my vacation behind schedule due to a couple of wasted days shopping and going to a dental appointment. I never did recover all week from that loss of time, and I am finishing out my week with a couple of things left on my list that will have to wait for next weekend. All in all, however, it turned out pretty productive. I got many things made for Christmas gifting, got all the recipes tweaked and “how to” photos queued up for my next book (which will be about — guess what? Bath, body & home recipes).
To put closure on my vacation (insert sad music here), I wanted to do a quick round-up of what I made.
Health & Home:
So that is 20 things made in 10 days. An average of 2 things per day (although it really was only 7 days due to the delays I already mentioned). I did have a couple of things I had to re-make because the first try didn’t succeed. I can’t complain though. Actually, I am going to complain. After all that work, all those dirty dishes washed, and hours and hours on my feet…MyFitnessPal hardly gave me any exercise credit for it (like 8 calories for exercise per day). BOO!
I feel exhausted now and am “almost” ready to go back to work tomorrow to get a rest. I still have to make my labelling and I have a couple more things to make, but most of my Christmas gift making is done now. 🙂 Hooray!
If you are one of my American friends, I hope your Thanksgiving was wonderful and that you had at least a little time to spend doing what you love to do.