Christmas decorating

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This morning I saw another post by a friend on Facebook that has started their Christmas decorating. Good grief I feel like I’m behind. Growing up my Dad wouldn’t let us put decorations up until two weeks before Christmas. It’s a lot more fun as a child because Dad put up the tree and we just decorated, that was the fun part. Putting up the tree is not fun. I realized I have no where to plug in the lights because all the outlets are in use in the corners. Oh well some years I’m too lazy to put on lights anyway.
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The pillows I purchased at Winners a couple of months ago. I also purchased a red plaid pillow with fur which I put on my chaise. My neighbour who went with me said “you’re getting ALL of them?!” The bookcase has all of the things that I put on the mantle. If you look closely the word for today is included in there. The mouse plays We wish you a Merry Christmas. For years I couldn’t play it because it made me cry. The little one I purchased in the States at a little gift shop in a restaurant. I told my friend that it would have been perfect for Janet and then I put it back. Then I thought what the heck am I doing I’m here to honour Janet because we were on our way to twins regional meeting so I bought it. The music box Janet bought.
I found some ornaments that I threw in the box and I’m going to have a lot of angels on the tree this year. My friend bought me a couple.
It’s funny that the word for the photo challenge yesterday was RELAX. This is the season where most of us feel stressed. I think I’m half and half. I haven’t finished shopping but I don’t have to worry about baking or shovelling snow or cooking a big meal anymore. I no longer have to worry whether my house is sparkling. Friends don’t care.
I did have to use a Christmas mug this morning because I have a collection of dirty mugs.

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