Blame it on the Medication
What's a girl suffering from a post emergency root canal + raging sinus headache+ amped up on vicodin to do but to stay home from work and lie on the sofa and blog surf and post about my favorite holiday, Christmas.
I'll just put it out there right now that I love Christmas. I'm a certifiable Christmas geek and I love decorating my house for Christmas. As one of my friends so eloquently put it when she saw my house a few years ago, "Wow it looks like Christmas threw up in here."
I've been inspired and enchanted by the Cheapass Christmas series running on the blog hosted by the delightful Bezzie. Now, I won't even pretend that I could be as creative, thrifty and crafty as Miss Bezzie and I should confess that I have champagne taste on a diet coke budget but I do have some ways of saving $$ on decorating.
Year after year I've shivered in the cold at the crack of dawn the day after Christmas to take advantage of 50% off sales and build my obsessive collection of decorations.
A year or so ago my parents received this Christmas card:
Here's a fancy Christmas card I purchased half off at a fancy paper goods store:
Ok, the meds have kicked in so it's time for a little nap.....