Apparently we jumped the gun in procuring a live Christmas tree, this year. With five days remaining until Jesus’ birthday, ours was dead as a highly combustible doornail.
Ebeneezer Handsome Husband insisted we remove the fire hazard, replacing it with our faux fir and relocating the dehydrated skeleton to the back porch. O tannenbaum!
Piano Teacher’s hockey-playing husband groomed the frozen pond behind our house, so we dug out our trusty skates and took to the ice.
As is our custom, we honored Saint Nicholas in a more European fashion, simply setting out the kids’ boots on the eve of his saint day, reading and discussing him December 6th…
…but we still enjoyed visiting real reindeer at the local farm store. Because, REINDEER!
In case there was ever any question (there wasn’t) that our neighbors are the absolute best, they decorated the windows that face our house just for our three pint-sized stinkers.
Firstborn bought Garfield an ugly christmas sweater. He loves it.
Did you correctly guess the Christmas card template that we chose from Minted? There’s still time to order New Year’s greetings if you didn’t get cards out and want to make it look intentional. Enter code: SHIPNYE at checkout to get free expedited shipping.
We tried to make some coco-krispie treats, but you’ll recall I’m not a baker. #nailedit
And in case you missed it, see our super fun (and ridiculously simple) Gingerbread house decorating party in this post.
Good grief, I love Christmas!