1.01.2011

Christmas time is here (and past)

I meant to post these before the New Year, but I kept getting sidetracked. Mostly because I was getting ready for our New Year's Eve party.

Our mantle is a very nice, unblemished piece of wood. I couldn't find any of those metal stocking hangers that I actually liked, and didn't have room in the budget to get them anyway. I figured this was a decent enough substitute.



I purchased one of these sparkly trees for Amanda. Hers was in a box. The next day I received one from Taylor. I was quite glad, since I thought it was cute.



Joley was incredibly excited about her stocking.



Kid-safe nailpolish!



Gratuitous Christmas tree shots. Readers following along closely will notice that this is a real tree, which is inherently superior to a soulless fake tree.









This was one of the two ornaments I got for myself from Presence, which I put in the pile of gifts and completely forgot about until about a week before Christmas, long after the tree had been decorated.



Present from Leeann. =)



This was an ornament I got from Presence two years ago. Apparently no one else has cobalt blue as their Christmas colors, because they went on clearance and I was able to purchase more of them. Unfortunately, that means they don't order cobalt blue ornaments anymore.






She either gives completely silly faces or angry-looking deadpans. There is no in between.









The traditional Christmas Cougar face.

Hope your holidays were as lovely as mine were, and happy New Year.

2 comments:

  1. Your tree is lovely, as is your home. Very tastefully done, unlike ours (ahaha). You've clearly spent a lot of time considering it all.

    Joley is adorable, as ever.

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