Saturday, November 29, 2008

It's Starting to Look A Lot Like Christmas...

Winter is the time for comfort, for good food and warmth, for the touch of a friendly hand and for a talk beside the fire: it is the time for home. ~Edith Sitwell

Today we get our Christmas tree... normally, we do that the day after Thanksgiving, but we were busy (busy, terribly busy ... Sorry, had a Veggie Tales moment), so today it is.

My DD is all but jumping out of her skin, she's so excited. Even better, in her opinion, is that we're expecting snow. It iced yesterday, and then cleared up, but snow falling while we decorate the tree will just be icing on the cake.

Last night, Dakota woke up to go potty, so I staggered downstairs (it was about 11 pm -- and yeah, I know that's not late to most folks, but I'd gone to bed at 8!) and discovered that my DH had brought a friend home from hockey and was gabbing with him in the living room.

There I was in my granny nightgown and funky hair, I probably had sheet marks on my face -- I was mortified. I hope I never have to see that guy again, but I can only imagine the talk in the locker room. Okay, I'm probably overreacting, but OY VEY. Ranks up there on my "most embarrassing moments" for certain.

DH goes back to work on his regular schedule starting Monday (well, except he's taking the week off between Christmas and New Years), so I have high hopes of getting some writing done (editing, actually). And then comes January, and JaNoWriMo!


You Are Cereal

Playful and lighthearted, breakfast is likely your favorite meal of the day.

(In fact, you're probably the type who sneaks cereal as a midnight snack.)

Your culinary skills are probably a bit lacking... and you are a sucker for junk food.

Some people accuse you of eating like a kid, but you prefer to think of yourself as low maintenance.

That's SO off target, lol...



Sarita Leone said...

I hope you have a great time getting the tree. I've got my fingers crossed you'll get some snow, too. :)

Too much about the man in the living room. How embarrassing!

Love the quote, btw.

Judy said...

LOL about your... ahem.... visitor. All I can say is at least you were covered.... ;-)

Ceri Hebert said...

LOL has your DH mentioned it?

No Christmas tree for us yet. Still too early, plus haven't figured out where we're going to put it. We don't have a designated spot.

Glad you can get back to normal and get some writing done! Looking forward to January NaNo!!

Jen of A2eatwrite said...

My mom changed her schedule. Again. So I'm in! Can you send me your Janowrimo details, please?


Yay for your Christmas tree, too!

Um... not about the snow though. We adults REALLY know what the deal is with snow. ;-(

groovyoldlady said...

We helped my Mom decorate yesterday. Today is our day...

You Are Toast

Old fashioned and a bit of a homebody, you totally go for comfort food.
You're the type who loves to cook for friends, and they love you for it.
You truly know what tastes good, and you can often pick out the best dish at a restaurant.
You don't fall for food trends. You stick with what's been food for a long time!

Yep, that's me!

Dru said...

If it wasn't just me, I would consider getting a tree, but it's just too much work. I will have some holiday decorations in the house though.

Shaking my head at the night time visitor.

re quiz: I'm cereal. Except for breakfast being my favorite meal which it is not, it's more or less accurate.

Good luck with your tree search.

Have a good Saturday!

Melissa said...

Have fun getting your tree! I love to head out and do that. Though this year an artificial one is sounding pretty good because hubby is on crutches.

Tori Lennox said...

Yikes re the unexpected visitor!

Our Christmas tree is still in its box out in the storage barn. *g*

Brandy said...

Geez! An unexpected visitor! Have a good time getting your tree today! We don't do that for another week or two. *g*
Have a good day, even with the possible snow!

Allie Boniface said...

Hey, at least you were wearing a nightgown...

Anonymous said...

Hubs goes back to work Monday, too, but kids don't go back until Tuesday.


Diane Craver said...

We might get our tree this next week. Have fun getting your tree and decorating it.