Then we put them into an empty wine carafe alone with a string of pearl beads that didn't make it onto the Christmas tree. I think we needed more beads, though. Then Natasha hung some ornaments on it. We used old glass ornaments that it would not break my heart to lose; however, I wanted to give them a fighting chance, so the tree's home is the top of our bookshelf.
My poor jet-lagged girl staring at her finished creation. When Papa came home, she pointed excitedly and yelled "A dih da!" (Translation: "I did that!")