Wednesday, December 25, 2013

December Photo A Day, Days 20-25 - I`m Listening To, On The Door,Sparkly, Tradition, Wrapped, Best Bit Of Your Day

Day 20 - I`m Listening To
The Weepies make everything better.

Day 21 - On The Door
This is my mother's purple door. The purple was my idea, I couldn't believe when my mom agreed! I haven't seen another door that color in Louisville. We're cool like that...LOL! Chelsea made the wreath. Isn't it absolutely beautiful?

Day 22 - Sparkly
This is my mom's tree. I love Christmas trees.

Day 23 - Tradition
These are the stairs at my grandpa's house. Those little nutcrackers and snowmen go in those exact spaces every year. We bought the nutcrackers when we lived in Germany, and my grandma made the snowmen. They're all crocheted - she had mad skills like Chelsea, Chelsea inherited her talent from my grandmother.

The framed photo on the bottom right is a picture I took at their farm, and behind the railing on the very upper left you can see a corner of the portrait my grandpa had commissioned of my grandma when they got married. 

Day 24 - Wrapped
We celebrate our family Christmas on Christmas Eve, and nearly all the presents were open before I remembered to get a picture of something wrapped. :)

Day 25 - Best Bit Of Your Day
Usually on Christmas Day we go over to my mom's, but she was in bed sick today, so yay!, I got to stay in bed all day. But first, I got up at 6:00 a.m., did stockings, went back to sleep. Then I got up at 8:00 a.m., wandered into the living room, and stared at the tree. 

Long story short, I hugged the tree. For a while. We had a moment. Finally, my floor-sleeper cut into our moment and said, "Um, Michelle...why are you hugging the tree?"

Because I felt like it? I had no idea. Then I woke up a little more, and was like, why WAS I hugging the tree?, decided that the Vicodin I took for my headache was the reason, and went back to bed.

Happy Christmas! :)


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    1. I did, thank you! I hope you did too. I missed my grandmother, but I was surrounded by my lived ones.

  2. Has Chelsea tried selling her crafts? Hugging a pine tree sounds prickly. I hope you get the day off today. I wish I had 10% of your Christmas spirit.

    1. She has sold some of her stuff. She lists it on Etsy and I think she also has a website.
      The tree was prickly, but I still couldn't let go. Weird.
      See, I didn't think I had Christmas spirit! So it must be bad, LOL!

  3. Wow, a literal tree hugger, I guess trees need loving too lol

    1. Trees probably think all the time... C'mon people, my trunks are perfectly shaped for hugs, get a clue already! :)

  4. Merry Christmas, a couple days late. Your mom's purple door is way cool.

    1. Thank you, I think so too! Happy belated Christmas!

  5. Awesome post. I hope you and yours had a most wonderful Christmas! :)

  6. Chelsea, I think the purple door is just wonderful. I clicked on the pic to check out Chelsea's wreath. She is talented, like your grandmother. This post was a lovely peek into your family's lives.

    My question is, did the tree hug you back? :)

    1. LOL! The more I hugged the tree, the softer and fuller it seemed. I don't know how long I would have hugged it if Max hadn't brought me back to reality!
      It was a teeny bit embarrassing, LOL!