Wednesday, December 19, 2012


This was my favorite season.  My whole life, I would wait for the day after Thanksgiving to happen so that all the decorations would come out.
This year is different.
I had a mix of Christmas and Thanksgiving decorations out for weeks, and I mean, well after Thanksgiving happened.
I've had no time to do the things I've wanted to do this season.  I just mailed my Christmas cards yesterday.  I'm usually that annoying person who sends them the day before Thanksgiving so you get mine first.
My husband was away on business for a week, working at a photography studio which has been busy and non-stop since the summer, with a move to a new studio in the mix as well, it's just be a stressful year.
I made it about a week and half with cookies, and that's it.  I can't find the time this year, and when I finally do have a moment, it's spent sleeping!
I've been really down about not finishing up this season, but then I realized, I started this for FUN when I was laid off.  I had all the time in the world at that point!  No one is forcing me to do this, I should be doing this for FUN not for the stress of getting them perfect so that I can blog about them.
I will be back after the new year, but on my own terms.  This blog should be fun, and it's just become another task on my to do list that I never reach.
I'm taking the rest of the month off for ME.   I may post something if I make something, but I am not about to lose my shit to make a new cookie everyday.  After the year I've had, as well as my family has had, we deserve to just enjoy each other this year, not sit in the kitchen like a slave.  A death, a broken back, and the adoption of a teenager is what I've been focused on, and now I will focus on the family around me this season.  And I hope I encourage all those moms who think they have to be superwoman at Christmas time and bake everything they see on pinterest, to relax and enjoy their families.

May you all have a blessed and happy Holiday Season!

1 comment:

kaizengirl said...

Amen! Merry Christmas!