Having a ball!

What is the deal with Christmas balls, huh? I realize quite a few of mine fell victim to Daisy The Christmas Tree Munching Boxer From Hell, but that was last year, dammit! This year, I am not putting any glass balls on the lower three feet of tree, okay? So, what’s the deal with the…

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And I didn’t even get rained on!

So much for genius ideas. The BF – he of the Srooge-esque commentary, “why even bother putting up a tree when we’re going to be gone?” and “we’ll just do a little tree.” – yeah, that The BF… Him… Anyway, he and I went tree shopping earlier this evening… And it wasn’t raining. Off to…

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Oh Christmas Tree, Oh Christmas Tree – you’re such a pain in the butt to me!

Most of my decorating is done the weekend following Thanksgiving – but the tree, oh that little marvel of evergreen loveliness, it waits. It waits because I don’t do a fake tree, but I still deal with the big tub of water, the pine needles and the inevitable stains on my light beige carpeting (what…

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Pretty sparkly stuff…

It’s a quiet Sunday morning – the kids are at church with their dad and the BF is out golfing, and I’m taking the opportunity to crank up the Twisted Christmas Tunes and put together a wreath. Normally, Mom would have made one for me, but, since she’s not around anymore… I decided to do…

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It’s a wonderful time…

…it’s the greatest time of the year! Time for singing and dancing and time for joy and good cheer! Look at all of those presents just waiting there by the tree… OK, so I grew up with the Chipmunks, what can I say? It is, however, nearly “officially” Christmas time – for my family, the…

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It’s Howl-o-ween!

It’s Halloween time, my second, really, since leaving my ex – and I’m enjoying it. The first year, I was still in shock, still sort of dazed. I managed to buy candy just in case there were Trick or Treaters (there was one) and other then that, I did no decorating, nothing. The kids go…

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