Because there are times when words utterly fail me.
World's tiniest cookies: before and after the oven.
Lighting the candles and horsing around with cousins.
Hosting an open house the day after it snowed 22". Luckily, people still came out.
Cheese and home-cured gravlax.
The dessert table.
Chocolate mousse cake.
Pecan-jam shortbread cookies and chocolate-dipped gingersnaps.
Miniature cheesecakes. NOM.
Peanut butter mousse in chocolate shells, topped with peanut brittle.
Making scores of yule logs ("buche de noel") for the baking business.
Making a gingerbread house with the kids. I did the piping, they did all the rest.
Sleeping it off.