So much happens in December and I LOVE it!
Truly, I love December.
The #1 trick?
Don’t spend what you don’t have.
so simple and so true.
Nobody wants family or friends to go into debt all in the name of a Christmas gift.
(credit card overuse is scarier than Darth Vader walking through my front door in the middle of the night)
Also, and this is very important to me,
I don’t want anyone stressing out about what to get me.
If you see something and it screams Tracy, (like a fully trained boxer puppy with a big red bow) then by all means!
But if it’s Dec. 23 and you have beads of sweat dripping down your forehead because you don’t have a gift…
then friend, go grab a cup of hot chocolate and relax!!
I feel pretty certain that all of the people in my life feel the same way.
I want this month to be lovely, full of friends and great food.
I want to laugh and watch Christmas movies with my family.
I want to put up Christmas lights and decorate our Christmas Tree.
I want to take pictures and bake things.
I want to buy local and I want to buy handmade because people are SO talented!
This month is lovely and beautiful and full of hugs and red bows and visits and
hot chocolate and candles and mitts and laughter and parties and
my birthday and Truck Light Parades.
and here’s a little gem.
and by ‘gem’ I mean 2 mins of me proving I don’t know how to video.
Truck Light Parade
my brother and niece drive by and I get really excited. like… really excited
and I’ll warn you, my voice is horrible.
seriously at one point there’s a high pitched squeal and also my video skills are nil and after all that, you can’t even see my brother.
but it’s still fun!!
and now it’s time to head outside and put up our Christmas lights!