The mailing is done:
Yes, it's me with the ridiculous receipt from the post office which was quite literally as tall as I am. Pity the poor clerk whose misfortune it is to wait on the Hinckleys when they stroll nonchalantly into the P.O. on December 18!
and there are two types of cookies in the bank. So progress has definitely been made! There's still plenty to do, of course, but at least I finally felt I could sit down and have a little computer time without endangering all the hall-decking and goodwill for my family.
I have a lot of Christmas books I love, but one that has lived on my coffee table for the past several Christmas seasons is this one:
The Secret Life of Santa Claus, by Gregoire Solotareff
I'm a sucker for alphabet books, and a quirky Christmas alphabet book combines the best of all worlds, so it's no wonder I continue to enjoy it each year.
Here are a few selections from A - H in case you're ready for a 5-days-'til-Christmas (eek!) pause and smile amid the whirlwind of preparations:
Tee Hee! I'll add a few more pages tomorrow.
Until then, merry making-and-doing!