Saturday, December 3, 2011

The Countdown Begins

Well, it is that time of year when things get a little wild! I am determined this year to stay calm and remember the true reason of the season. (Who am I kidding? I say this every year! I'll let you know how it is going in a week or so!) For the next several weeks it seems that I have an event every day. My planner is filled with meetings, lunches, brunches, parties and more! I have a list of items to buy for Ornament Swaps and recipes lined up for all the goodies to be made. Most of these are with different groups related to work, but some are fun outings for our family. Tomorrow we are going to Bellingrath Gardens. It is absolutely beautiful this time of year! Next weekend we have Jon's work party and a Singing Christmas Tree. I am going to try my best to get a sweet picture of Seth tomorrow that I can send with our Christmas card. I do not want to be mailing cards on December 20 or later :-)

Today seemed to be the last "calm" day for a while. Seth and I stayed home and cleaned house and I began wrapping presents. I finally bought a few more yesterday. I tend to wait until December to begin shopping! I know this is foreign to those of you who have your shopping finished by Thanksgiving!! Apparently I work well under pressure!

Anyway, just wanted to say hello and share a picture of Seth as he places his first ornament on his "Countdown to Christmas" tree. This is the tree we had in our travel trailer the Christmas after Katrina. Now it is a tradition to hang it in Seth's bedroom. :-)

I am off to take a few pictures of our Christmas decorations! I am so ready for the Christmas Block Party to begin!! I am looking forward to the first party tomorrow - it is Debbie's Christmas Copycat Challenge. Make plans to join in the fun!


  1. Hi Lisa, can you link up again, something went wrong and your link did not go through...


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