Sunday, November 25, 2012

pooped out!

so long thanksgiving!
wow.. 5 days off and I feel like I need several more to recover from them!
wednesday was spent cooking and cleaning and visiting with all my girls and babies..  Thursday of course was spent cooking, putting up the tree, cleaning up and visiting with family.  Thursday night babysitting and dessert at our friends house.  Friday packed up all the thanksgiving and dragged in, I dont even know how many bins of christmas!  decorated... ALLLLLLL day until about 10;30 that night.. saturday.. still decorated but did go do a little shopping for a few hours.. and then back to decorating and cleaning house..  until again 10:30 last night.. (remember Im up and moving at 5:00 am...)  And that brings us to today...  I still have to do the outside and the front porch and I need to clean up this house.. 
girls.. I have a secret.....
here comes santa claus!
I have too much stuff! 
But look at this cute old set I bought yesterday... 
lol.. I can not fit another thing in this house....
well.. maybe I can... 
lol
Ive just had a piece of pumpkin pie for breakfast, gonna finish my tea.. and then get started on my day full of work! Hoping if I can get everything done by this afternoon, maybe I can do a little crafting.. or work on bears..   I just got another order.. 
well see, maybe I'll just crash on the couch watching christmas movies!
Have a great sunday girlie pies!
xoxoxoxoxooxoxoxoxoxoxoxoxoxoxoxoxox

23 comments:

Patti M said...

LOL! Other than the grandbaby part & the shopping part your time line sounds just like mine! I store my Christmas stuff in the big closet I have under the steps I call "the cave of wonders"! Seriously I have too much stuff too. I looked around a & thought I have got to get rid of some of this....but I'd have snagged that Santa set too had I seen one...I'll just enjoy looking at yours & be happy for you....then you'll be packing it up in Jan & finding a spot to store it! Haha! Onward we march....

Susie said...

Vivian, Pie for breakfast :):) My daughter said that is what she had yesterday, so funny.I have a few moments for myself...since the g.daughters are still sleeping. xo, Susie

Theresa said...

GIRL... you are making me SO tired! I can't believe all that you accomplished! YOU ROCK:) Have a blessed and hopefully restful Sunday! HUGS!

Jorgelina said...

Virtual Christmas party at my blog.
What are your favorite Christmas memories?

NanaDiana said...

Viv! You GO, girl. Your house sounds a lot like my own. Sometimes I meet myself coming up the down stairs! I am dragging my Christmas out today, too. I have a feeling it's gonna be a long day- xo Diana

Lisa said...

Oh Viv! You amaze me!

Kathy @ Creative Home Expressions said...

It sounds like a great time to me, Vivian! I started decorating Friday, too, although it is slow going right now. My son is here so I'm trying to pay attention to him, while my eyes wander to the bins in the living room. : ) I should have it wrapped up by Monday or Tuesday though. We have a small place now, so having the bins around is driving me crazy.

Kim K. said...

I'm glad you rescued those Santa mugs. I know you're burning the candles at both ends right now. Enjoy your Sunday. Monday will be here soon enough. I'm not ready to go back to work. It's been a lovely break.

Cindy said...

I know what you mean about too much stuff. I spent all of yesterday unpacking and trying to find a place for everything. We are sitting for our grandson today, (17 months old) and I don't want stuff on the floor for him to get into. So I'm working extra hard this morning. Wish me luck!

My Vintage Mending said...

I am still digging out of Thanksgiving and hoping to deal with all these Christmas bins by the afternoon...We are worn out as well and looking forward to a work week for the break...Smiles..Renee

Jacqueline said...

It's no wonder we are friends. I eat pie for breakfast too and I can't even have a cheesecake in my house because I cannot resist!

Thanks for stopping by Vivian! I was reading back on your post and I'm thinking that picture of your family is your home? I have seen peeks of it before and it's so darn cozy and charming.

I set my heart on a journey all day yesterday. I did a wild thing, I moved all my living room furniture around to the point it's a little crowded and that is what makes it cozy! I frosted all the windows and I weeded out decorations that were not meaningful to me and it felt so darn good! Like you, I have too much stuff but I have a cute little antique toy booth that I'm making some extra cash on and my stuff seems to sell so I'm in the recycling mode.

I then moved on to the laundry room and I had some cute baby dolls so I redid that too and took out the red and went a little softer with pinks...

Then, on to the downstairs bathroom. I did it in woodlawn gnomes! Oh my gosh, cute as a wink. My camera will not download my pics to the computer, I'm having issues so when I get it figured out I'll post them!

Happy merry making till we chat again!

Kai said...

Oh, Vivvy! We are heart-sisters for SURE! I always come away from your blog feeling refreshed and SMILING! I'm right there with you about having WAY too much Christmas stuff. But I THINK about getting rid of it and then I look at it and CAN'T. It's all like old friends! How could I toss out or give away old friends? I don't care that some of my ornaments are overly-loved (my way of saying raggedy - LOL!) because they have sentiment! I love your house, I love your energy, I love your spirit, and I love YOU most of all!

Debby said...

You do wear me out, hah. You get so much accomplished. I have been on the lazy side this week-end. I have one tree up and some decorations pulled out sitting here and there. two years ago I weeding out alot of my decorations. I really am thinking of decorating with alot less this year. just my favorite things. I sued to decorate every surface.....not any more.
I am excited to see everyone's decorations.
Rest a little today.....
(((((HUGS)))))

Buttercup said...

This is my fourth day off and I'm beginning to feel rested. Got a lot done, but find so much more to do. Your mugs are great!

Grace said...

hahaha I love your secret! I think a storage unit built for you would be perfect!! lol I don't want to go back to work. I have been so sick and today I feel a little more human and am creating and a little Christmas decorating and feel happy! Glad you had a wonderful Thanksgiving. Left overs are the best. Grace xoox

Sandy said...

I just adore that Santa mug set, I have never seen a whole set together! Where did you find that?
I have decided I know what I want for Christmas.....your energy level!!!

Hugs, Sandy

chris mckinley said...

Sounds like a great weekend!! We got the outside decorated and the tree cut down!! Tons left do! And isn't that why you have leftover pumpking pie??

Hugs Chris

kandeland said...

wow! that is a LOT of stuff you did! I was just thinking how I don't want this day to end because I'm finally just relaxing and enjoying being lazy! I need a few more days of this...but no! back to work tomorrow! xo

Jeanne said...

Oh Viv, that pile of Thanksgiving decor looks like my house right now. I didn't get as far as you though. I only took the fall decor down. I still have to pack it up (ugh...I hate that part) and then drag the Christmas out. I can't even get to all the Christmas stuff I have. Isn't that crazy?
xo
jeanne

A Little Creation said...

Too much or not I think you have the greatest, homeyist (yes that is a real word)house during the holidays.
Chris =]

Holly- Cutie Pie Cottage said...

As I wrap, wrap, wrap all my treasures, I'm tempted to think I have too much stuff. But no! *I* don't! It's my hubs who has too much stuff! :) I just love your Santa mugs. I never see them around here. ♥

RetroSandie said...

What a cute hot chocolate mug set, Viv! I have a similar set on my watch list on eBay - but I'm running out of room for things like that. LOL I'm decorating and cleaning for Christmas, too. I've always loved decorating for Christmas best!!!!
Hugs, Sandie

martha brown said...

I had a santa mug like that when I was little.... I drank hot chocolate from it..... I even remember the chip in it.... I wonder what happened to it???