All posts tagged: christmas decor

Monday Catch Up: Ooh Look at the Tree

Hello! I missed so much of the week last week because I got just so busy. It happens, right? Last week we picked up a Christmas tree for our house (a second tree, haha). I never had a real Christmas tree growing up, and it’s probably one of my new favorite traditions. Last year we went to a tree farm to cut down our own tree, which I was hoping we could continue doing but with the pandemic, we wanted to minimize our interactions with others (sadly) as much as possible. So we just went to a local lot that has been selling trees for many years. It was a really wonderful experience and I hope we can do it again next year, actually. I know so many people who have cats that cause chaos when the tree goes up, but Winnie just likes to sleep under it. Thank goodness our trees have always been safe haha. We decorated our tree on Saturday — kind of a first for us. We typically do everything at …

Sunday Not-So-Scaries: November 22

Hello! I know I haven’t been around much lately, things have been pretty busy. I spent the week with my sister and brother-in-law helping out with my baby nephews which was so special. The oldest is really into the 12 Days of Christmas book lately, and I think we all sang it to him no less than 10 times a day. Fine by me, whatever make him happy. Last night Tom and I carried out our annual pre-Thanksgiving tradition of watching Planes, Trains and Automobiles. Steve Martin and John Candy are two of my favorites and I just love that movies so much. The ending always makes me cry! I’m so behind, but I just started the first season of Schitt’s Creek and it is definitely the pick-me-up I’ve been looking for. I spent some time meal prepping last Sunday, and will again today. Meal prep Sundays were something Tom and I did every single week pre-Covid times, but we kind of stopped doing it once I started being home every single day. One thing …