Each person should judge his own actions and not compare himself with others. Then he can be proud for what he himself has done. Galatians 6:4

Thursday, December 11, 2008

GREETINGS!!
Forgive me for not writing more.. with my new job venture I haven't made the time to blog.. I spend my nights cleaning the house so when I leave the next morning.. my heart won't sink.. if there is a sink full of dishes or laundry hanging around!

Thought I would share our Christmas tree that we cut down..

This was our FIRST choice for our tree... it was HUGE.. but we had all decided this was the ONE... until hubby bent down to cut it down.. and proclaimed that it wasn't happening because it had TWO bases.. NOT ONE.. so it was two trees grown together...
So we went with this one.. we trimmed up the bottom a bit so it doesn't look shabby...
TIMBER!!!!

It pays to have a BIG and STRONG husband.. he carried that tree and that was baled up!!
Now it's up and decorated.. and I'll share a picture of it later... I'm still playing with my new camera and want to get a GREAT night time picture...

On a sad note.. my dear sweet daughter got this letter...

I can NOT take the credit in writing it.. I got it off the twopeas message board.. I giggled the whole time preparing it.. BUT... get this.. Went to the post office and the lady would NOT.. absolutely REFUSED to let me buy ONE Christmas Stamp.. I could buy a book BUT NOT ONE stamp.. how ridiculous is that????? I did NOT buy the book.. you want to do something stupid like that.. I'm not buying it..

There is a fabulous blog out there.. that gave me this idea... Capture the Moment...they make great gift "packages" for $$


How are all your holiday preparations coming along????

21 comments:

Carrie said...

I can't wait to see your tree decorated and that is the funniest note!

the real ~Roxann~ said...

I love the letter...I saw that thread on 2 Peas. What did your daughter say?! Oh...and by the way...the post office HAS TO sell you ONE stamp. That is ridiculous! You are nicer than me, I would have thrown a total holy fit!!!!

Beautiful tree and I love the $$ holder! Super cute!

Mere said...

I LOVE that letter!! SO CUTE!! Post pics please of the decorated tree!! I've missed you!!

Love, Mere

Ivana Clay said...

um, yeah about them not selling you one stamp....that is absolutely insane!! I have bought singletons from my local post office tons of times. You must have a grouchy gussy working behind your counter. That stinks and sorry you had so much trouble! But the letter did turn out super cute. I see a scrapbook page comin' on! :)

Cris said...
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Cris said...

That is a pretty funny letter. I liked that one.

I love real Christmas trees. I love the smell of pine. :) Can't wait to see the pictures of your decorated tree. :)

Sandy said...

You sound such a beautiful tree! The letter is a hoot! lol..

Hope all is well for you and your family. :)

Sarah said...

What a beautiful tree. Looks like a fun time. THat money holder is sweeeeeeet!!!!!!!!

Krystyn said...

I can't wait to see the tree decorated!

Susanne said...

My goodness that tree is massive. Bet your hubby was a little relieved not to have to carry that one! LOL.

The letter is hilarious. I'll have to remember that when my girl, who's birthday is Christmas Day, turns 18.

Kerry McKibbins said...

Great tree!
Love that letter, great idea lol.
I love the money holder.
Wonder if I have time to make a few......

Janine Wahl said...

That letter is funny! And what you couldn't buy one stamp? That is quite crazy!
That bill fold is pretty dang cool. Have a good Christmas!

Sandy said...

Love the letter!!
And your tree looks fantastic, I can smell it from here! :)
Something about a fresh tree that just says Christmas!!! :)
Enjoy

Heather said...

That letter is too funny. Love the tree too. Please show us pics once it's decorated!

cityfarmer said...
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cityfarmer said...

I've seen you around blogtown, but have never stopped in.

I'm charmed.
Merry Christmas...

if you want check in~~ my next post will applaud women like you...I'm calling it
"Move over Martha Stewart"

p.s. that was me that deleted...I had typos

Crossroads Cottage said...

I know what you mean about the blogging - it's always difficult to find a time to post between real work and life getting in the way.

That note is too clever and I can't wait to see your tree decorated. You'll certainly have to post some photos.

And I too got a little peaved about the stamps this year. I needed 70 for my Christmas cards and they would only sell them in books of 20. I don't remember them doing that in the past? So, I only bought 60 - very ridiculous! :)

Tam said...

LOVE LOVE the Letter! LOVE the tree and OOO I just can imagine the smell of a real tree but I do not buy real trees...lol

Take care and Merry Christmas My FRIEND!

glitzen said...

neat pics! What kind of new camera did you get? (Maybe if I keep reading down your posts I might find out...sorry..in case I missed it)

Karen said...

That letter is too cute for words. I would love to know how she reacted to it.

{the sassy mom} said...

Thanks for stopping by...love your blog.