It’s officially holiday baking season! Well, I guess it has been for a couple weeks now, but I’m just starting to get into it….
Are you a Christmas procrastinator? A Christmas Eve shopper? A make-a-quick-run-to-the-store-at-5-pm-on-Christmas-Eve-because-you-forgot-something-for-Christmas-morning-breakfast person?
I am not a Christmas procrastinator, despite coming from a long line of them (and marrying one!). My father is notorious for shopping on Christmas Eve and staying up all night watching “A Christmas Story” while wrapping all his gifts in newspaper. Every year….
We’re in the final stretch, folks. With Christmas just a few days away, Pinterest and Google searches regarding anything holiday related are completely overwhelming. Right? Right. Every 2 seconds a new “Must Make” list comes out pertaining to holiday goodies. It’s too much (and this is coming from someone who ADORES the holiday season and anything and everything related to it). …
Our house is sometimes a house divided. When it comes to food, anyway. Well, food and movie preferences.
For instance, Dan doesn’t like a few of my favorite foods. Bell peppers. Watermelon. Lemons. Blue cheese. Peaches. Mint anything (even chocolate!). When it comes to movies, I flat-out refuse (and I mean REFUSE) to watch anything even mildly scary. Nope. Won’t do it. Couldn’t pay me to do it. My imagination was not cut out for that type of thing. While I’ve given up on trying to sneak peppers or blue cheese into our meals, he’s given up on asking me to watch the horror movies. He knows that we’d be sleeping with the lights on for at least a month, and that I’d be an extremely annoying bed buddy. We’ve had a few battles royale over the years about these sorts of things. Ya know. True marital strife….