It is hard to believe that Christmas is just two days away. I feel overwhelmed by the amount of work yet to be done, but I am slowly starting to accept that much of it will not happen this year. When I do have a free moment, I find tinkering in the kitchen with Timmy and Robby far more rewarding than spending my energy decorating.
combination of caring for a toddler and having a lot of work projects on my
plate has caused my holiday decorating to be minimalist at best. We have
a Christmas tree, adorn with colorful little lights but no ornaments. I
meant to put them up, but never quite got around to it. I have a
beautiful Christmas dishes which will remain packed up this year. It
seems silly to lug them upstairs for a few days. I have enjoyed the
holiday season but I just haven't been motivated to put in unnecessary
Robby hasn't seemed to notice the minimal decorating. While I miss my bright and glittery festive accents, their absence hasn't impacted my spirit or enthusiasm for the holidays. Perhaps keeping my decorating to a minimum will help to ensure that my decorations don't stay out until mid-June.