I saw this semi-cheesy Christmas movie on Netflix the other day called the "12 Dates of Christmas" and I thought to myself, "What a fun way to do all of my favorite holiday things with my favorite person!" So along came this little series for the month of December. :)
On the first date of Christmas...
We spent a whole afternoon carefully unwrapping every ornament and snow globe with a little Michael Buble Christmas music streaming on Pandora in the background. And can I just say, I wouldn't mind having him sing me to sleep every night. haha Nic would kill me for saying that but seriously, his voice! Decorating is probably the first thing that puts me in the Christmas spirit every year. So much so, that this year I couldn't even wait until the day after Thanksgiving. Sue me, it was a week before. We had so much fun unpacking our Christmas boxes and finding the fun things we bought the day after Christmas last year that we COMPLETELY forgot about. Have you ever done that? It was like Christmas morning early!
Nic would like me to mention that the cloche jar was all his idea. I came walking out with two large containers of little green and red colored styrofoam balls thinking, "hmm, what am I going to do with these." Low and behold, there sole purpose was to be
I feel like this is what Christmas is all about, spending as much time as you can with the ones you love. Besides, he's a fun date, that husband of mine! :)
p.s. Last year's Christmas decor here.