Thursday, December 26, 2013

Obligatory Christmas Post.

I didn't take one picture of the Christmas festivities this year. On purpose.  Sometimes I am so busy documenting the fun that it's not fun for me at all. I didn't want it to be that way. The day was low key and super fun. Here is a list of some of the things we did and got.

*We watched Elf, The Polar Express, Swan Princess Christmas, Santa Claus is Coming to Town, and (after Anna went to bed) White House Down.
* 4 pairs of boots, 2 puzzles, over a dozen Sharpees, Oster 76 classic clippers, and a couple lumps of coal were among the gifts received yesterday.
*We ate grazed all the day long. There were several boxes of cereal, a lot of soda, a giant Stouffer's Mac & Cheese (My girls' favorite), bagels, cheese and crackers, and more to eat. It was a sugary carb fest.
*Only one child told me what they wanted for Christmas next year.
*Three gifts were purchased in the wrong size. Two are already exchanged, the other is being returned. The label is printed and ready to be taken to UPS.
*In less than 24 hours, all signs of Christmas will be taken down, boxed up, and put back in the garage, but the spirit of the season will hopefully continue to stay with me through out the rest of the year and all of next, until it is time to decorate again.

I hope your day was great and as stress-free as ours was.

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