I know it's really early yet. We have not even celebrated
Halloween, but I am thinking ahead to decorating for
Christmas! Last year was the first Christmas without my
Mom, and I just had a hard time getting into the spirit. This
year I want to go all out. Well, at least that is my intention.
It's the one time of the year when we get to focus on happy
memories and really feel like kids again. Even if I feel like I
am in a minimalistic decorating mood, the spirit of the season
always seems to take over.
Of course it's a little bit harder to get into the Christmas spirit when….
ho, ho, ho ~ there is no snow, but Texans just have a way of going
all out anyway :-) Last year when we went to Houston for Thanksgiving,
everyone was putting up thousands of lights and it was just spectacular.
Last night I was talking to my next door neighbor about wrapping
all of our big old live oaks with hundreds of lights and we were
getting so excited about the prospect.
So I woke up this morning all enthusiastic about decorating
And soon I will be taking inventory of decorations we already have and the theme
for this year. It will be lots of work and lots of fun too.
But it will be a season full of decorating surprises here at Ash Tree Cottage.
That I can guarantee!
Big Texas Hugs,
Susan and Bentley