Monday, December 21, 2009

Finding Your Christmas Niche

Hi-Belinda here.

For years I have listened to friends and family talk about their favorite part of Christmas. Some of them can't wait to bake. Some make candy. Some love the crazy shopping. I never really had any one thing I really loved to do during this festive time.
Until now.
It started last year. I posted on how I had made the Christmas packages look as festive as possible. Since we were cutting back financially, I thought at least what we did have could look nice.

Well this year I got out all of the paper, tape, and everything to wrap the packages. And then I decided to get the bow maker and make a bow for a certain package.
Bingo.
I was loving it. The next thing I knew I had wrapped 4 packages and had made a bow to go with each one.

So after all these years I have found something I love doing and can actually relax while I'm doing it.

How about you? What do you love doing most during these holidays? Are you a baker? Shopper? Wrapper? Or maybe there's another bow maker out there.

Fess up!!

Merry Christmas.

6 comments:

  1. My favorite part of Christmas is just relaxing with family and watching the children in the family open their gifts. Their expressions are often priceless.

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  2. Oh, you know me, I love it all. The decorating, the baking, the wrapping, the shopping...though I hate shopping when it's this close to Christmas. I used to be one to have all my shopping done by December 1. These last couple years that hasn't happened though. Sigh. Makes it much easier to enjoy December when I don't have that hanging over my head.

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  3. Dianna,
    That is a great part--watching kids. I love it too!!

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  4. Mindy,
    Yes, I often think of you this time of the year. (I think about you throughout the year, also btw...frequently) but you're kind of like my inspiration during the holidays. I wanna be like Mindy!! I'm trying. Had the decorations up earlier this year than any other.
    I'm getting there.

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  5. My favorite part is sitting at home, enjoying the lights at night when it's quiet and still. I also enjoy having everything lit up with everyone at home. Maybe all watching a Christmas movie.

    Now that I have a son away at college, the best part has become having all kids home! :)

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  6. Missy,
    I agree about having the kids home. What a blessing. I get to see Alex almost all day Christmas day. I'm very excited!! And just wait until you have grandkids! That's an awesome part also. They are so darned cute!

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