Oh the weather outside is frightful,
But the fire is so delightful….“
It has now been raining for about 3 days and I’m not quite sick of it yet as I’m pretty sure I can see my veges growing from where I sit. Yus.
BACK TO CHRISTMAS!
Ethan had the day off school today so we shopped and made like festive shopping-type-elves and it was so much fun. He picked out a little tree for his room and picked out all of the decorations himself. I held my tongue as he threw the MOST garish, tinny, gold and red Santa’s in his basket. I looked the other way as he complemented them with a whole box of ugly, cheap ‘n’ nasty ornaments and I applauded his fine taste and good eye when found a pair of jandals and his red star for the top. He was so happy and proud of himself. He really pulled the whole thing together when he remembered his flashing dolphin Christmas lights and added those to the mix. His tree looks awesome!
So we finished that project right as Dave arrived home which was too perfect as Ethan had asked me ten bazillion times when was Daddy coming home, so we moved on to stage 2 – The Big Fake Tree. Ethan and I decorated while Dave hung Christmas lights.
We finished up this arvo with the building of the Gingerbread House (so shoot me I BOUGHT the pack, it’s not homemade yadda yadda. It smells divine anyway) and then an awesome Christmas roast chicken, potatoes, broccoli and corn. Such a great afternoon!