Monday, December 1, 2008

Advent begins

December 1st already! Get started on your Advent calendars :)

We enjoyed a nice quiet Thanksgiving at home and my Mom made almost all of the food which was so nice. We had such an easy time preparing the few things we did contribute. The big kids went home with Gaga & Poppy and won't be home until tomorrow! They were going to come home today but the weather was not favorable for driving. I'd rather they stay there longer & know they are safe. It seems like the first snowfall triggers an inability in people's driving skills. It always amazes me how people who live here act like they have never driven in snow before. It certainly was slick out there last night though. I had to run out to the store around 9pm and my big car was sliding on the ice. Not so fun.

So, here is what I did yesterday. Instead of getting out the Christmas tree I decided hey, I've got nothing but time, why don't I go through the kids clothes, toys, etc and get rid of what we don't need. This is what I wound up with; Yikes!

The bags are sitting on top of our couch and table -those are not piled high from the floor.
This is what we woke up to this morning. Our first real snowfall of the season.