Thursday, December 23, 2010

A Christmas List


This post is inspired by my pal and fellow blogger Margaret the Minnesota Mom over at Happy To Be From Iowa.

Things I Love About Christmas

Christmas lights around various neighborhoods

White Christmas trees

Poinsettias

Beautiful gift wrap and ribbon

Decorating the house & tree

*Fruitcake (yes, seriously!)

*Chocolate covered cherries

*Christmas Cookies

Glittery ornaments

Christmas cards from my friends

Packages in the mail

12 days off from work

Gift cards

Christmas movies on Lifetime Fa La La La

The magical feeling I still get on Christmas Eve

A Christmas stocking bursting with fun things

Vintage Santas

**Pets sleeping under the Christmas tree



Things I Don't Love About Christmas


Candy canes

Crabby people

Long lines

Ugly Christmas sweaters & sweatshirts

*Weight gain!

**Cats climbing the tree

When it is over - the blahs

Taking Down the Tree

But mostly I really LOVE Christmas. Merry Christmas!!!!