Christmas 2018

Christmas Day happened at my mom’s house this year! Sister Patricia, brother-in-law Yusuke, and nephew Ash were staying with Mom. Sister Lindsay and brother-in-law Mike drove in to visit, and I brought friends Victor and Jeaux. Later Lindsay and Mike’s friend Ryan and Mom’s roomie David joined us.

We made cookies, had dinner, and opened gifts!

Frosted Yule Log

Sprinkled Yule Log

Cookie-Making

Working on Gingerbread house!

Completed Gingerbread House!

Decorated Cookies

Group Opening Gifts

Ash decorating cookies

Ash’s cookies

Jeaux and Victor making cookies

Yusuke & Patricia documenting Christmas

Yusuke & Patricia’s Gifts

Ash enjoys gifts

Jeaux building Legos with Ash

Desserts: Cookies & Yule Log Cake

Ash enjoys a ninjabread cookie (It’s a gingerbread man shaped like a ninja)

I’m enjoying Ash’s enjoyment.

My Steven Universe sweater

My Steven Universe cap

My other Steven Universe cap

Peridot socks my friend Kari made me!

Family visit with Dad

I got to go see my dad and Connie for our holiday gathering 2018. I rode along with Patricia, Yusuke, and Ash, and we met Lindsay and Mike there. Much fun was had!

My salad: not that adventurous.

Mike’s good with that ice cream.

Ash playing with his Uncle Mike.

My sisters Patricia and Lindsay opening gifts.

Ash and Patricia mid-gifting.

Dad and Connie getting their presents.

Gifting is serious.

Madhouse of gift-giving!

Clearly enjoying the presents!

Boys jamming in the music room.

Completed Garnet Costume

Sadly a very important element of my Garnet costume, the Gemstones, did not come in time for my Halloween party. I’d purchased them from an Etsy artist and there was a shipping glitch. They even tried to get the Gems to me with rush shipping, but it didn’t make it in time. It was not a huge deal though! I appreciated their effort. 🙂

Here for the first time are some “complete” Garnet poses. I hope I can use this costume for a convention next year.

My Garnet costume for Halloween

Gauntlets!

Heart Hands Garnet

Garnet costume

Garnet with Garnet

Garnet with Steven

Garnet with Steven

Garnet with Pumpkin