Getting Wrapped Up

December 22nd, 2007

Just a quick post before I venture out to finish up the last minute errands and grocery shopping.  Curt and I have been wrapping presents all morning and our sweet little Love Bird Parsley has been helping.

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Parsley is 14 years old which is a little old lady for sure for a Love Bird, but she acts no different than she did as a youngster really.  She loves to bite and shred paper and had a ball helping Curt with the wrapping.

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She certainly doesn’t get as much press as the big birds, Macaws Beaker and R.B., but we do love her!

While I’m here I’ll also share this jumbo binder clip I made awhile back.  When I saw this idea on SCS I just had to try it.  This was one of the ideas I had for everyone in my office before I decided to make the Reindeer Food.  These would make great holders for a photo or a special card, or as placecards at dinner.  The really do need the ribbon tied tight around the top to keep the clips tight enough to hold something.  I’m thinking I might make a variation for Valentine’s Day.  Easy peasy quick project.

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I hope you are enjoying this weekend before Christmas.  I fear there are more things to do  on my list than I can actually accomplish, but we’ll see.  Breathe in..breathe out…remain calm…focus on the Reason for the Season…exude joy…that’s the ideal…continue to pray for calm and focus…

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Merry Christmas!!!  :)  Thanks for stopping by amid the holiday rush!

13 Responses to “Getting Wrapped Up”

  1. Jackie Says:

    She is so pretty! And helpful, too, apparently :-) That clip is great – I may have to try one of those soon. Merry Christmas!

  2. Tandra Boyer Says:

    Oh so sweet!!! Shes adorable!! Love that wrapping paper! I have a feeling most of us Demos trees will be overflowing with that gorgeous stuf!!

    Marry Christmas Jami!!

  3. savorthejourney Says:

    Awwwww, Parsley!!! Come visit Texas anytime, you darling helper!!
    I completely understand the last minute rush … I’m in the midst of tags & ribbons before our children and our little guys arrive later this morning for our family celebration! Although I certainly cannot sway from my current work …. I do love these clips & adornments! Wow! You go girl, Jami! I’ll check back later … ahead of you, I believe, on that “Oh why did I eat so much?” sentiment! I can feel it coming, Jami! Yikes!

    Merry Christmas!
    `Tex

  4. Bev Says:

    Pretty bird! Thanks for the Reindeer food recipe-your bags look great. tfs

    Bev J.

  5. janice Says:

    thank you for the gift of your wonderful blog. i read you every week!
    blessings to you and your family and Happiest of New Years!
    Love the birdie!!
    jan

  6. Carol Says:

    Hi Jami…. Hi Curt… Hi Parsley! So sweet! Great pictures of Parsley. I’ve never seen these binder clip upside – down thingies! So adorable. Must Try!

    Have a wonderful Christmas Friend! I have a whole week to myself for stamping, so I’m in heaven! See you soon.
    Carol

  7. Kathi Says:

    I am in love with Parsley! She is just beautiful and looks like a lot of fun, too.

    That’s the sweetest thing evah! Tfs, Jami. :)

  8. Kathi Says:

    All of the goodies and stamped items are also very, very lovely, of course! :)

  9. Debra Says:

    Everything looks wonderful! Love all of your festive pictures of getting things done for Christmas. TFS

  10. JudyOR Says:

    Thank you for your love bird photos. Pets are a big part of our lives.

  11. Samantha (SammyStamper) Says:

    Parsley is so cute! I loved my peach faced baby for years (Mickey). He also loved to shred paper and help out. I’m glad you had a wonderful Christmas and PJ day!

  12. Lori Barnett Says:

    HOW FUNNY!! Great pics :)

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