Tuesday, June 15, 2010

193 Days Until. . .

CHRISTMAS!
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Woohoo!
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Please don't hate.
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I only bring this up because it felt like Christmas season to me today. I know, I know - it is 90 degrees and it IS June - but. . .
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I spent all day addressing announcements for Squirrel's graduation and I have been baking, baking, baking. Since all the people on our address list are also on our Christmas card list it seemed almost like I was doing it for Christmas. Then with the cookies, muffins and brownies - well...yep! Christmas. Oh and there is a ham in the oven. The smells...mmmmm. Christmas!!
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I am telling you tadpoles - the stars aligned to trick me into wanting to put up the dang tree and pull out a few snowmen.
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But...I will be patient.
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Because 193 days isn't too long to wait, is it?

9 comments:

Linda in New Mexico said...

Bad Skippy, Bad. Now if Hobby Lobby gets wind of this post we'll be having Christmas crapee out in July....oh wait we do. Nevermind.

mi said...

i always have christmas fever. i love it - the whole thing! there's never enough lights, carols, decorations for me!

so i will join you in the countdown!

Teresa - in the Middle Side of Life said...

i love christmas! i like the shopping, the smells, and the whole thing. i can't wait to go out the day after thanksgiving. love it, even when i'm not looking for anything in particular.

TinaM said...

193 days will be here before we know it!
It sounds like your really having a great time getting all prepared :) Don't you over do it though!!! I bet it smells DELICIOUS at your house :)

Oh, your daughter is gorgeous by the way!!! the bowling photos were to cute lol!

RV Vagabonds said...

I heart Linda in NM.

What would be so bad about a little mini-tree somewhere nearby to lift your spirits and make you smile? Little teeny snowmen? Come on, you know you want to.

word vert: shinli. Skippy's tree has shinli little ornaments on it.

Life in the mom lane said...

I love Christmas too & really it isn't too early to think about it- especially if you make gives (I started knitting scarves etc.)Plus this is the time of year to get GREAT bargains on winter clothes- because the stores want to get rid of anything left- you can really get some GREAT bargains!!!

Diane Laney Fitzpatrick said...

I knew a lady once who kept a Christmas tree up and decorated in her basement rec room. In fact, I think she had the whole room decorated for Christmas. Once a week, she would put on Christmas music and clean down there and have a little mini Christmas in the middle of summer.

I love Christmas, too, but only because it's temporary. I could never live with that kitschy stuff in my house year 'round. And absence makes the heart grow fonder.

I like the idea of smelling Christmas cookies year 'round, though.

Michaela said...

Hi Baby, I think you could change your blog title to "I BAKE Soap". I hate heat too. Its even worse when u r baking. I can recommend slushies (snow cones). Your own little bit of snow, with flavoring on it! Low sodium, too!!!

qandlequeen said...

SHUT UP! I'm still putting away Christmas decorations from last year. AUUGGGH!!! The pressure!