To give and then not feel that one has given is the very best of all ways of giving. ~Max Beerbohm
Happy day after Christmas!
We had a fairly quiet day... got up, ate breakfast, opened gifts. I think Dakota enjoyed OPENING the gifts more than she enjoyed the gifts themselves:
DH got me this:
And, yes, I broke that sucker out and mopped the entire house after we were done opening gifts! I love it!
We hosted the family in the afternoon, so DD got to play with her cousins. She gave book thongs to all the women in the family (and now needs to replace her stock). At one point, though, she realized she hadn't included one person -- we weren't sure she would show up -- and asked me to run upstairs and get another book thong. I did, then came down and walked up behind her to give it to her. At that moment, her teenaged boy cousin shone a flashlight in her eyes, so she jerked her head back... and slammed it right into my face.
I have to admit being insulted that everyone assumed I cried out and then left the room because I had a light shined into my eyes. Nope, I cried out and left the room because I was seeing stars. And this morning, I have the slightest of black eyes (DD has a hard head):
I told DD not to worry, I'd tell everyone that DH hit me. *G*
The in-laws only stayed a short time, so we were alone from about 5:30 on. After cleaning up, DD and I played cards. I taught her a new game, one that I LOVED as a kid: Spite & Malice. We're having lots of fun with it.
We also got two new jigsaw puzzles, so can't wait to break those puppies out and do them.
It was a pretty good day :-)
How about yours?
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