I always wanted to be somebody, but now I realize I should have been more specific. – Lily Tomlin

It’s Creeping Up on Me

Christmas, that is. I’ve been trying to avoid as much of the Christmas stuff as possible this year. Only because it’s not even Thanksgiving yet!!!

I did finally give in though. I figure that it’s after Halloween so it may be safe to go ahead and wander the Christmas aisles. We’ve had the same ornaments on our tree for about 4 years now so I thought we could do with a change. Not to mention that after walking down the 5 aisles of ornaments at Hobby Lobby, I felt the need to possess new ornaments this year. And we all know how distracted I am with shiny things!! I will admit that some of these “things” were God-awful ugly and weighed so much I don’t know how anyone could use them or would want to. Ugh. So I’ve purchased all the new ornaments for our tree this year early. (They were having a 50% off sale!)

I will not put them up before Thanksgiving! I refuse. I saw a house just this past Saturday night that had a lit-up snowman on their front porch. A snowman people. Another had their icicle lights already glowing… what??? It’s just too early people. Stop already. The year went by fast enough with out having to speed right on past the next major holiday.

Slow down. Enjoy it. Jeez.


Comments on: "It’s Creeping Up on Me" (4)

  1. We saw a relative of mine putting up his lights as we drove by this morning. So, we had our own discussion of when to put up our tree this year. It's always been a real tree, so we put it off until my Bday for 'fire hazard' purposes. But this year we are putting up a fake one, so the earlier the better! I'm thinking after we get back from our family dinner on Saturday that we'll bring it down and air it out (git, all you attic bugs!) and then put it up on Sunday. Are we still on for Black Friday?

  2. Sure we are! That will be the most un-fun Fun Friday…EVER…!

  3. Uhh, WHUT??Are you sure you want to still go? If it isn't going to be fun for ya, I don't want to drag you along, and also…BEAT IT???

  4. Yes, I love that version!!! But I'm taking it off until I can find a more blog friendly song.

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