I received the perfect tri-fecta of gifts this season. Gingerbread coffee, a new NC mug, and a french press. Lets just say that I have had
Confession 5 -
All the decorations are
One box that came down from the attic this year wasn't Christmas stuff. As a matter of fact it was an unpacked moving box left from our move in 2007. Yes, five years ago. We've moved twice since then.
Obviously we weren't too worried about unpacking it. It contained BIG (seriously, the biggest I have ever seen) pine cones, and some "magic" glitter. Oh, and also, some fine glitter that I decided to keep in the 4 ounce breast-milk bottles I used back-in-the-day. Of course re-purposing old things for new storage is nothing new... you may remember the time I used the cookie jar to house our new fish.
Confession #6 - (and the real reason I called you all here today.)
Somebody (who shall remain nameless) should have probably been on the Naughty List instead of getting all those nice coffee related gifts.
It seems, while decorating gingerbread houses and people this year, things got out of hand. In the alleged culprit's defense, there were two gingerbread people that came with the kit, and it was unanimously decided one cookie would be The Mister, and the other would be His Wife.
The decorator of The Wife took creative license by use of Milk Duds. A girl can dream right?
She nearly blew her cover when she posted this picture online a couple weeks ago:
It was quickly replaced with this one:
Thankfully, Kona the Wonderdog ate The Gingerbread Wife (Milk Duds and all) while the family was at Christmas Eve service, making all evidence null and void, and saving
Whew! I feel better already!
Happy last Wednesday of the Year!