I'm pretty sure I'm not alone in this madness. I blame TV and movies for making us think this time of year has to be "magical" or we are somehow failures. I mean come on, the Hallmark channel has movie after movie about some kind of Christmas miracle right now. Enough already. Sometimes our holidays are just what they are. There are some that we remember fondly for a special reason, but mostly they are a harried frenzy to the finish line. Things have to fall off our plate. And guess what, that's okay. The world will not stop spinning if you didn't get around to your holiday cards.
|Sometimes littles will not cooperate for the perfect holiday photo.|
|This little drum ornament was made by my Great-Grandmother.|
|Knitting by the tree with a slice of pie is one of the simple joys.|
PS - This Friday (Dec 6) is St. Nicholas day. There are some great links on this old post to find out more about this tradition.