The knitting lately has been more of the “sneak in two rows here and there” variety than the “sit down for two hours of a movie and go for it” type, but I’m making a little progress.  
The fake socks/boot toppers are nearly done: 
And I got a swatch going for the nephew’s sweater, to figure out what size I should make. 
Turns out it’s the “stop growing, kid, you’re nearly a toddler and when did that happen?” size: