Holiday mittens

On our recent vacation to Denver, we took a trip on the train from Denver to Glenwood Springs.  Such a gorgeous train ride.   I do not have any videos of it, I am hoping that my sister can provide one that I can include here.  12 of us, plus Izumi took the 6 hour train ride.  We loved it, would do it again.

When we arrived in Glenwood Springs, I gave my Nieces and Nephew the mittens that I had been working on for them.  I was very happy with how they all turned out.  The butterfly mittens were my own design, and unfortunately, I did not get good photos of them.  I want to write up that pattern when I get a chance.

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Included in the Christmas mittens gifting were Squirrel mittens for Izumi and Sayaka.

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We had a grand time, and enjoyed lots of family time together.  So fun to have little kids at Christmas again.

The Hotel Colorado is decorated to the 9’s for the Holidays, and it always puts me in the best mood.

Christmas Eve and Christmas night we all had a private dining room to eat in and celebrate with.  The hotel even had us posted as “Frances Figg Christmas Dinner”!

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More to post soon from that lovely vacation.  As always, it is great to see Izumi, she changes so much, so quickly in between the times that we get to see her.