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Sunday, December 25, 2011

Merry Christmas Everyone!

I hope everyone is having a fabulous Christmas. I will give you a tip though...never, NEVER, EVER decide to redecorate your living room right before Christmas. On the 23rd I was putting up drapes. At 11:30pm we made a run to Kmart to pick up more valances because even though they covered the windows, they did not gather and look right. Kmart in Tinley Park was super crowded at that hour, surprisingly. I was able to pick up the additional valances and more drapery hooks. Why I needed more, I have no idea.

Christmas Eve I was up at 7am, even though I went to bed at nearly 2am. I had a ton of stuff to do. The drapes all needed ironing. (Don't believe what those steamer cleaner things say about being able to steam drapes while hanging, cuz it doesn't work.) I had to take the drapes down and iron them the ol' fashioned way. Then we had to put the tree up, and of course there were complications with that, but my gf was able to fluff it and get the lights mostly working. Didn't start wrapping until 7pm. My gf helped with that. We actually went to bed at our normal bedtime, surprisingly. Such a nice treat after years of staying up doing marathon wrapping and assembly sessions until 4am!

Of course the kids were up since 6am, (what? Are they 5?). But I was having none of that!

Very nice Christmas morning. Time to start the turkey!

Hope you all are having a great Christmas!

I guess Blogger is too busy, won't let me upload any photos, I will try later.

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2 comments:

Elvirah said...

Merry Christmas to you too. Hope you had a wonderful one.

Lin said...

You are CRAZY doing that before Christmas!!! :) Glad you got it done though.

I save all my redecorating for January when the house looks so blah.

 
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