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Friday, December 17, 2010

Oh where oh where is my Christmas spirit?

Dear Christmas Spirit,

Please come back. Forgive me for letting these things take you away...

My dryer breaking.

Loads of backed up laundry. (which I already suck at anyway!)

Seven straight days of two sick kids.

Things that I hate that I have no control over.

A messy house that I can't seem to get organized.

Even though I started Christmas shopping early, I still a few things to get this weekend.

The fact that the last few days have been crazy, and I now feel "behind" on fun Christmas-y activities.

My period.

If you come back today and fill up our home with glitter and smiles, I promise to be nicer, funner, and just plain more Christmas-y. We'll bake cookies, and make homemade snowflakes.

Thanks,

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12 Comments:

At December 17, 2010 at 9:56 AM , Blogger Jessica said...

Seems like crunch time always stresses us out, especially when "unexpecteds" happen. Sorry your boys have been sick. I know a few people that are sick and I'm getting stressed being worried about us getting sick! I'm ready to go into lock down and not leave the house. If only life was that easy.

Hope the jolliness returns for you soon!

 
At December 17, 2010 at 10:41 AM , Blogger Go Mommy said...

I feel like we have not done half the fun Christmas things that we have in the past, time just seems to have gotten away from me this year.

 
At December 17, 2010 at 2:11 PM , Blogger Megan said...

You should bake cookies and make snowflakes and he'll come right back - that spirit, he's a sucker for a bribe.

 
At December 17, 2010 at 3:24 PM , Blogger Reagan said...

And you'll be sure to send Christmas Spirit to Where is the ME in Mommy? when you are done, right?

 
At December 17, 2010 at 4:54 PM , Blogger Impulsive Addict said...

You poor thing. That period girl is a bitch. I will get a visit from her on Christmas. PERFECT GIFT don't ya think?

Go ahead and bake. And then eat those baked goods. And then have a cocktail. I bet you'll feel better.

 
At December 18, 2010 at 12:56 PM , Blogger WhisperingWriter said...

I totally understand. With Tom gone, my stress level is through the roof so I can't really enjoy. But I am going to my parent's house so I hope I can relax there.

 
At December 18, 2010 at 2:04 PM , Blogger Classy Career Girl said...

I hope Christmas comes back for you today. My husband just turned on some Christmas music, finished our holiday cards and started baking cookies :) Merry Christmas!!

 
At December 18, 2010 at 7:24 PM , Blogger Craig said...

Sometimes I think that the whole feeling "like" Christmas thing is off anyway. It's because all of these things of the season are from this earth - and every party we attend was someone's nightmare to out together - so much joy - but at such cost - and the God who is the reason - he's more and he doesn't put such price tags on joy.

I say let it be Christmas now. No extra pressure, a house that's a little messy is a home, not everything needs folding.

God Bless you

Merry Christmas

 
At December 19, 2010 at 4:46 PM , Blogger Boobies said...

Amen Sista!! Well said!

 
At December 20, 2010 at 9:47 AM , Blogger Shell said...

We just put up our tree this weekend...it's not even completely decorated. I need some Christmas spirit, too.

 
At December 20, 2010 at 9:47 AM , Blogger Shell said...

We just put up our tree this weekend...it's not even completely decorated. I need some Christmas spirit, too.

 
At December 20, 2010 at 4:16 PM , Blogger ~Lisa~ said...

I feel ya. Sometimes Christmas can be so stressful. And with sick kids, definitely no fun. Hang in there!

 

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