Tag: Christmas

Our Christmas—In Numbers

I MEANT to post before Christmas to send you all out a nice little Merry Christmas greeting. Well, that idea failed, right along with my idea to send out my Christmas cards BEFORE Christmas this year. (And I even had them ordered and back the first week in December....

A Picture-(Not-So) Perfect Christmas Morning

Don’t you love scrolling through recently uploaded Christmas photos and seeing how you really captured the true Christmas spirit of your children? The innocence of anticipation… That “real smile” from a pre-teen who got something he wasn’t expecting… The magic of a six-year-old reading a letter from Santa… The...

Merry Christmas!!!

I wish all my wonderful friends on the Internets a very joyous Christmas. You have helped make this year a truly blessed one for me! I hope you spend lots of time hanging out with family and friends and eating all-things-decadent. And above all I wish for everyone to...

Christmas is WHEN?!

Okay, people, it’s T-minus 7 days until Christmas and I still have not: Finished my shopping—and I forgot about that whole “shipping” thing with online shopping. This means I may have to venture out into the world to finish up. *shudder* Sent my Christmas cards Taken my Christmas photo...

A Clean Christmas Tour

Well, it’s Sunday, and I’m happy to announce that my house is STILL CLEAN. Well, granted, my kids weren’t here for most of the weekend, but still… Oh, yeah, I promised you that picture of my clean toilet (and I KNOW you have been DYING to see it), so...

My Santa Claus Wears Rubber Gloves and Carries a Mop

ALERT! ALERT! The toilets are clean! I repeat—the toilets are clean!Well, I did it, folks. I sucked it up, gathered every ounce of pride I had left, and left it out on the curb with the trash. That’s right—I hired someone to Clean. My. House. MY house. My HOUSE....