Where are You Christmas decorations? I thought I remembered where I stored all the delicate baubles, homemade macaroni angels, and maimed and repaired ornaments of Christmases past. I hear the Silver Bells ringing in some forgotten corner of the basement, as the Jolly Old St. Nicholas sits high on the shelf laughing big belly laughs at me.
Let it Snow, Let it Snow, Let it Snow 'cause Mama found the decorations and we're gonna Deck the Halls while I hum fa la la la along with Frankie and Bing streaming through Pandora. This will drown out the tinkling of breaking glass as the Boys argue over who gets to hang Mommy's Favorite, Special, Very Old Ornament on our O Tannenbaum.
Baby, It's Cold Outside; you can't go outside without your pants on. Well, at least put your boots on and shut the door, or we'll be having a White Christmas in the house.
No, you can't keep Frosty the Snowman's heart in the freezer until next year.
Joy to the World! That super terrific, gotta-have-it, on-the-top-of-the-list toy is still available on Amazon, and if I pay just 19.95 in shipping, it's almost guaranteed to make it by Christmas Eve.
Do You Hear What I Hear? That's right. Nothing. It's a Silent Night at last! Mama's the only one awake. Now it's time to whip into action and clean the house, pay the bills, send the emails, wash the dishes, wrap the presents, bake the cookies and.....
Santa Claus is Coming to Town and when he does, he'll be riding 6 white horses. Oh, wait...That's a different story. Well, Santa Baby is keeping a list and he's checking it twice!
Oh, I'll be Home for Christmas and spring break and Easter.... Who can afford to escape to some exotic location or even get away to Grandma's House with these prices?
My Little Drummer Boy has been drumming for 2 straight hours now, and now his brother is ringing the Jingle Bells. What about giving the gift of silence?
What Child Is This? This child putting away toys, sitting at the table and quietly eating while seated in his chair, clearing dishes from the table, going to bed the first time and not arguing with his brother; could it be my child? Impossible, but no, it is my child! Why, it must be The Miracle of Christmas!
Here we come a wailing..uh, I mean a wassailing. Ah, the unpredictability of a 3 year-old!
It Came Upon a Midnight Clear that mama remembered she hadn't bought the teacher a gift yet with only few hours left before the start of the last day before winter break. Hopefully, she won't mind a little re-gifting and maybe she won't notice the box of chocolate is missing 2 of the 6 pieces. If she's a mom, she'll understand.
We wish you a Merry Christmas season from our house to yours as we begin the countdown... Don't worry I still have something to rant about on my soapbox...maybe tomorrow. Over and out...