So, when I finally woke up this morning at EIGHT A.M. this is what I woke up to:
I had exactly 20 minutes to get my kids up, dressed, and fed, have a shower and get out the door. I needed to take my son to a doctor’s appointment about 10 minutes away. Needless to say we were late. What put us over the edge was scraping the ice and snow off the car (this pic is post scraping).
On top of this I had no gloves for my son (he wore mine) and no boots for my daughter (she wore her brother’s old ones that were – no word of a lie – THREE sizes too big. Luckily she thought it was so cool to wear Big Kid boots…phew).
Strangely, though, I could not wipe the smile off my face all day. It was cold,yes. The roads were slippery, yes. I was late, yes. But it was the first snowfall of the year! The kids were thrilled and I was starting to think it was beginning to look a lot like Christmas. So, I bought this:
I’m a total sucker for classic Christmas tunes. I love the holidays…maybe a little too much. But I almost made it to my new resolution date of December 1st. I challenged myself that there would be no decorations or Christmas music until then. I was just over a week from making it 😉 Oh, well. Let the season begin! Btw, the CD is pretty good but nothing like my fave:
I haven’t broken it out yet. I don’t want to get bored of it by the time Christmas rolls around.
This Christmas is going to be a great one. For me it is about family and that warm fuzzy feeling you get from being together. Corny? Yup…and I love every minute of it.