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Christmas Tree #12- on the road

As you may know from my previous posts, I am obsessed with Christmas, more specifically Christmas trees.  Sunday morning I drove to Delaware to spend the week in my office there and celebrate Christmas with our office party on Wednesday.  I went to the office first because we are in the throws of a competitive decorating contest and my team's theme is Harry Potter Christmas. (I know nothing about Harry Potter!)  We spent almost 2 hours decorating and it looked beautiful.  Amanda…

Christmas-a-holic or losing my marbles?

This is a busy time of year.  The span between Thanksgiving and Christmas seems shorter every year. The kitchen is finally done, Amelia is moving  final exam week and Jack has the Holly Ball and rowing. Chip's office party is tonight and I do have those gifts ready to go. In my house, it takes weeks to decorate for Christmas. we have three real trees and 8 artificial trees.  I am half way there.  The Nutcrackers are displayed, the stocking…

Christmas Lights = Christmas Fights

My how history repeats itself.  Maybe my story will sound familiar to you too. When I was a kid, we would drive out to Bob's Trees in Galway and cut down a Christmas Tree. My dad and the guys would tie it to the roof and pray like you know what that we didn't lose it somewhere on a back road.  We always wanted the biggest and fattest tree and you know it never looks that big in the forest. We would…