I'm going to do my best to enjoy it again this year. That means getting shit done before the last minute. That would be a great Christmas present to myself if I can swing it.
I keep wavering on whether or not to get a Christmas tree...we have a fireplace, so it kind of seems like we need one. Although- most of my holiday decorations didn't survive the move, so I'll have to start over again. To decorate or not to decorate?
Should we have a Christmas party or just go to a bunch of them? I need sparkly dresses.
I'm making a homemade gift this year: a scrapbook of our Ireland trip for Tim's parents. I used to be the biggest scrapbooker of all time, but I don't think I've done it since high school. Tim brought me over to AC Moore before football on Sunday so I could get some supplies in addition to the tons of crap I already have in my craft box. I got my pictures printed awhile ago and I saved all kinds of maps, pamphlets and ticket stubs from the trip. I was so excited to get started. Six hours later I remembered how much of a pain in the ass it is and how much of a mess it makes. I only hope they like it and that it doesn't end up looking like a teenager made it.
In reading news- I spent my morning commute yesterday all wrapped up in the first chapter of The Wind Up Bird Chronicle following a mini kindle shopping spree on Sunday night. I went outside at lunch so that I could read on the step and I discovered that my Kindle was smashed. I was so very sad as I am pretty damn attached to it.
Thankfully, they all come with a one-year warranty so I called Amazon and they agreed to replace it for free. Thank God. Catastrophe averted. In the meantime I am reading an old-school book: The Fran Lebowitz Reader- a gift from my best friend Spoony!
Tim's birthday is next week. I have a plan but it requires me to lose 5 pounds. I am now realizing that I have picked the absolute worst time of the year to try to lose 5 pounds.
Here is a game we invented on Saturday night.
Trivial Pursuit: Drinking Edition
For each wrong answer - drink
Opponent gets a 'roll again' - drink
Opponent gets a wedge - drink half a shot of tequila
I got my ass kicked.
Vacation Countdown: 18 days.
Santa, if you're listening- I need a protective case for my kindle.