This is my great friend Stephanie, who holds the party. She has a bunch of munch-able food for us to graze on. She also has hot cider and I love having a cup of hot cider. (Hot cider takes me back to my childhood. My mom always had a huge pot on the stove and when we came inside from playing in the snow or ice skating - we would go straight to the hot cider.)
In the invitation we are all asked to bring 2 dozen cookies to share. This year she gave awards to:
I made the remaining ladies pose for a picture. Here they are:
I took a picture of my house a night. Hard to see, but you can get the general idea of the look of our lights at night on our home. Usually I have lights around each window - but I ran out of steam this year... There is always next year.