Did you know that if you do something holiday-related with children just once it becomes an unbreakable tradition? Choose your Christmas morning breakfast carefully, is what I'm saying. I was not at all ready for our 'tradition' of decorating the house on the Monday after Thanksgiving, but there I was, shoulder-deep in our holiday decor closet. I did take the opportunity to ditch a trash bag's worth of broken/nasty
I plan to go to the post office today and finally mail my CDP. An added bonus for the recipient is that the longer it takes me to get it in the mail the more stuff I add to it.
Our leftovers are almost gone. I'm going to make a double batch of Catherine Newman's Yamberry Muffins today with the last of the cranberry sauce and sweet potatoes. I also have turkey bones in the freezer for soup. Other than that, it's time to start cooking again. *sigh*
We let the kids each choose a kind of Christmas cookie to make, and Eli wants to make gingerbread men. I cannot wait to give him these ninjabread men cookie cutters.
(Which were only $7.50 when I bought them. Oh, Amazon. You and your wacky price changes.)
Speaking of Eli: "Mom, how come in stories the future is a place, but in real life it's just what happens next?" Indeed.