Thursday, December 24, 2009

The Christmas card that never could (yeah, I totally missed the mark AGAIN this year!!)

The Kids: "Our phones don't seem to be working!!"

The Parents:  "Its a Christmas miracle!"

From All of Us: "Hope your holiday is merry and bright. We love you all very much- even if we can't communicate it daily!"

The Bells

Thursday, December 3, 2009

Bah Humbug!

Our community holiday tree has been up and decorated since October.

In early November I walked out of a retail store when I realized they were playing Christmas songs (and I was singing along, not even thinking about it).

Earlier in the week the kids woke up and began to play Christmas music as they got ready for school. I asked them as nice as I could to just close their door.

Driving through town last night I passed two trucks that were going super slow- annoyed, I passed and only then noticed they were hanging up the town decorations for the holidays.

Today the mailman delivered our first Christmas card of the season and I had to admit that perhaps it was time to reevaluate my stance on the matter. Its just that after pushing the "holiday spirit" out of my path for what has literally been months now, its no wonder it is so hard to finally let go and let it in. But I will try, cause I am obviously losing the battle here.

Happy Fricken Holidays Everyone! 

...Now shall we start planning for Easter?!