Friday, January 1, 2010

letting go

As I have the week off between Christmas and New Years, I usually make sure I have Christmas packed away before I get back to work.  The house is Christmas-free.

So today.... I am in the kitchen preparing an early dinner for my family... no one is home at this moment, I have my lap top on, and Christmas music playing.  You would think since the stores have been playing Christmas Carols since October that I would have had enough.  I adore Christmas Carols.  It's the one part of the Holiday's I have trouble letting go of.

All that remains is a little bit of Christmas still on my kitchen table, and the songs in my heart




9 comments:

  1. I think it's the warm and squishy feeling that Christmas carols make us feel that makes us love them so much. I keep a huge classic Christmas carol playlist on my ipod all year long. I play it whenever I'm having a bad day and it never fails to perk me up. I love the mirror/chalkboard from two posts ago. Was that frame wood, metal or plastic?

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  2. Maybe playing the Christmas carols wards off the empty feeling of having the house all cleared of decorations? The bouquet is beautiful though...

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  3. Sounds like the perfect day to me! Great thoughts and a nice way to close up the season.

    I've yet to touch the decorations. I wanted to play all week and that I did. Fun! I guess Sunday is the big demolition day for me.

    Donna

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  4. I too love Christmas music Lisa ~ something I look forward to every year. I packed up Christmas over the week-end and the house looks so bare without all the festive touches. Enjoy your last day home before back to work.

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  5. I love Christmas carols - especially the old classics. I agree - it's hard to stop listening to them. My sister-n-law listens to them all year. Her telephone ringer is even a Christmas tune! :)

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  6. I love them too! I wish you lived closer to IL!

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  7. The arrangement is so pretty and I totally agree about the Christmas songs.

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  8. Hi Lisa - I came over to check out your blog and to follow! Nice to meet you fellow Canadian girl!

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  9. I am having trouble letting that Christmas music go too! Love your center piece.
    Thanks for dropping by.

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