Saturday, November 28, 2009

Ah, the holidays ...

It just wouldn't be the holidays around here unless things were chaotic. :o)

Is it just me, or is time going by WAY too fast?! It seems like I just took my Halloween decorations down yesterday ... okay, so maybe I did ... kind of.

We had a wonderful Thanksgiving dinner with our families, enjoyed some Wii competition, and pulled out the Christmas decorations.

To me, there's just nothing quite like seeing Christmas for the first time all over again in your children. Little M is finally at an age where he's starting to enjoy the sights and sounds of the holidays. He hammed it up during dinner last Thursday and kept everyone entertained. And he's starting to figure out just what the decorations thing is all about, even though he hates that he can't touch the ornaments once they're on the tree.

So, with the teeny tiny break that I have from school this week, I spent some time catching up around here. First order of business was to work on my grandma's quilt, which is also her Christmas present. I HAVE TO get that done this week!

I also spent some time getting caught up on gift wrapping ... I'm about halfway done. Whew!

And last night we spent some time cleaning up my studio. I still have a lot of cleaning to do, so no pictures of the mess for now. ;o) Trust me, you don't want to see the "before".

Did I mention I'm also SEVERELY behind in getting my blocks finished for the bees that I'm participating in? Yeah, I haven't had a chance to get those bad boys done since October! Ouch!