Thursday, December 12, 2013
Gathering And Wrapping...
December days are waning and I am not stressing...well not too much. I am gathering gifts and getting them organized by groups or persons. My lists are getting checked off however I always seem to add more to them each time I complete something. Another person to add to the list...another gift to prepare and so it goes. How is your gifting coming along? Are you minimizing this year? I am...or at least that is what I am trying to do. Each year I hope to cut back yet it never seems to happen.
I am still wrapping. Now it is down to the odd shapes and more difficult items. Mr. C and I went down the hill and did some shopping. We visited the largest mall known as the Galleria. We were both very disappointed in the Christmas decorations. It was mostly plastic and sparse and less than magical. Even Santa's area was sad from what we were used to. It was no Miracle on 34th Street. The entire mall was just over-crowded merchandise mania. We managed to boost their local economy and get some more things for me to wrap.
It was nice to get away from the snow and ice for the day. Mr. C had taken a bad fall on the ice a couple of days ago. He hurt his left arm and elbow. Bless this man as he never complains and just keeps going. Then I fell hard on the ice and I am trying not to complain but it hurts like heck! There I was standing upright one minute and the very next thing I know I am bouncing on the ice like a heavy bowling ball bouncing on a dead lane. We are hoping for warmer temps soon so the ice will melt and be gone. I made the mistake of putting down kitty litter. Mr. C has now told me my error. I used the expensive "clumping" kind that turns to cement consistency. What a major mess it made! And it never melted the snow. I was really sad to find out I fell in the mess and got it on my good black shoes and slacks! My priorities might be out of order here. Cherry not Dreary...I am remembering my mantra. Come on Summer...Please.
How are you doing with your holiday preparations? I am enjoying your blogs with so many wonderful ideas and creative gifts and lovely decorations. Thank you very much for sharing Christmas Bliss.
Happy Creative Hearts to all and to all a good night...