I’m Gonna Let It Shine

For the past few years I have really wanted to put up a small Packers Christmas tree  This year I finally did it!  My tree has green lights, green and gold bulbs, a Packers dreamcatcher, a gold star topper (although you can't see it) and Packers fleece for the tree skirt. All of the Christmas lights in our house were hooked up to units where we would just have to push a button to turn them off and on.  It took us a while to figure this out (even accusing each other of not turning it off at ni...
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And Then We Exhaled

It is one week later and I still cannot recall one time where I've been as exhausted preparing for Christmas as this year.  As much as we tried to be prepared, something always got in the way. I purposely took an extra day off work on Tuesday to bake all my cookies and get presents wrapped.  That plan went completely out the window when Ken woke up early to make a potato hot dish for the potluck at work.  It only went downhill from there.  It had snowed quite a bit overnight and Ken slipped d...
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The Attack Of The Air Mattress

Kit-Kat and I stayed at Rachel's apartment Saturday night following our ornament party.  I have a huge air mattress, so that was my bed for the evening.  After only a couple of hours I woke up to Kit-Kat telling Rachel the air mattress was losing air, so I woke up and found myself practically sleeping on the floor.  We re-inflated the mattress and I went back to sleep.  A couple hours later I woke up to find it almost totally deflated again!  I give up.  I decided to just get up, finish deflatin...
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It Started With The Tree

This year I am enjoying the holiday season more than usual.  I think it has a lot to do with going to the tree farm and picking out our Christmas tree.  Ken even seems to be enjoying the holidays more as well. Ken and I went Christmas shopping in Green Bay on Thursday and, considering I do not like shopping, I really had a good time AND we made a major dent in our Christmas shopping!  We took a drive through an outdoor Christmas lights display on the way home then Friday evening we went to a ...
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