Tuesday, November 24, 2009

Running like a Turkey with It's Head cut off

The Holidays creep right on you when you're not paying attention, for so many weeks now I was suppose to start on my gift giving projects,clean out the back rooms,organize the garage and refurbish the beautiful china hutch my mother brought me, to go with the beautiful old vintage china that belonged to my late father's Aunt Lill. With Thanksgiving only now a few days away it looks as if those things will have to wait(as if procrastination wasn't my middle name..lol)I know, excuses, excuses!!

One of my friends posted on his facebook that he loves his Christmas tree and immediately after you see comments from people who think it's "too early" but what is it too early for?? is it too early to feel that warm Holiday spirit and everything that comes along with it? my motto for this type of baahh humbug talk is simple,Embrace it for it is coming whether we like it or are ready for it, These Holidays come once a year and before you know it they are over again, if you don't take it in with open arms it will just make your life miserable.I will choose to embrace, Thank you very much!

Today I will embrace every moment of the baking, cleaning and romping in the woods behind my house for fresh cut greens! We can't get back to Cape Cod to spend Thanksgiving with our family because hubby's job is so demanding(he has to be up at 3:30 am the next day to run a restaurant and prepare catering orders..uugggh) But we have a family of great friends that we will be spending Thanksgiving with. My close friends Marissa and Bob(who will be getting married 2 days after Thanksgiving and having a baby shortly after that) and also our close friend Brian. Great friends, great food, a warm house and many people that love me(or at least i like to think so) I feel like the luckiest girl,I am truly Thankful for all of these things, even the days when I'm running like a turkey with it's head cut off!!


  1. The only way it can be too early to embrace the holiday spirit, is if you just don't feel it. I'm ready! The corn pudding and the cranberry sauce isn't made yet...the house isn't kidproofed for visiting little ones yet...and I have no idea what's for dessert yet, but I'm ready. : )

  2. Happy Thanksgiving...and thanks so much for stopping by my blog. Sounds like we share a lot of the same life philosophies... reduce reuse recycle!!!

    Fellow farmgal,

  3. I tend to be a bit Scroogy with the whole Christmas thing. I live in the city..ugh...and it's so commercial and hectic and stressful. I also work in retail and people are actually crankier during the holiday shopping season. So...I don't shop. On the flip side...I believe in keeping it simple. I love to make things from scratch...do something kind for those who are less fortunate and I love, love, love Christmas trees. It's great that you can find them in your "back yard".

    Merry Christmas!

  4. This big turkey is sufficiently fine for the Christmas meal at my place.
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