Good morning, all – are you recovered from your food comas?? Did you all have a wonderful Thanksgiving? I want to thank you all for stopping by here yesterday for the Blog Hop, even in the midst of your family time!
I think there’s two kinds of people when it comes to the day after Thanksgiving. There are those of you who’ve been in line at Walmart/Best Buy/The Mall/etc etc since 5 this morning. And who will shop till you drop today and probably have all your Christmas shopping done by the end of the day.
That is not me. Never has been! I prefer to stay safely at home. Preferably putting up the Christmas tree and all the decorations. Thanksgiving is, for me, the starting gun for Christmas. And, quite frankly, that’s the piece that’s making me homesick today. I got to talk with my mom yesterday and my “second” family in GA – all at dinner, Wayne there with them. And that was nice. I very much miss the dinner festivities – and always wish my mom was there with us. But Christmas dinner will come and we’ll do it then! (I know you’re reading this Mom – Clara WOULD ride in the airplane, you know!).
But, today, I’m not getting my house all blinged up for the holidays. I’m in a hotel room in Arizona (I was in a hotel room in California for Thanksgiving last year!) And that makes me a little sad. Of course, I’m also not cleaning my house – and that makes me feel pretty happy! 😉
Anywho – the point of that little rant is….get ready. There’s going to be lots of Christmas cards coming your way in the next few weeks! Like today! I used the Holly Jolly Greetings bundle, a little Versatile Christmas (this one is on the Holiday Retiring List – so you need to get it soon if you want it!), and some Peaceful Wreath (also on the Retiring List!). Take a look-see: