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Sunday, December 23, 2012

Oh Christmas Tree, Oh Christmas Tree

You know the song, "Oh Christmas Tree, Oh Christmas Tree"... well today we have Christmas tree cookies. Lots of Christmas tree cookies. I only made two designs this year, but I made a whole bunch of them.
 Are you ready for Christmas? I'm not. At all. I usually try to have all my Christmas shopping done by Thanksgiving. I am not a shopper. I mean, really not a shopper. I hate shopping. I'd much rather be spending time out on my bicycle or decorating cookies. 
 This year I fell really behind. I did some shopping online, but for those that I didn't know what I wanted to get for them, I had trouble knowing what to search for and it seemed to be taking longer than if I just went shopping.
 So yesterday my daughter, my granddaughter and I went out and braved the crowds. I can't imagine doing it without Mellissa. She is my little angel and kept me calm while people were pushing into us. I hate shopping.
 We went to the busiest mall and the bummer is that I still came up short. I have a few people on my gift giving list that are IMPOSSIBLE to shop for. 
 So late last night I baked 74 MORE cookies. They will get cookies. I know everyone loves cookies and they always appreciate them, but after how many I made in the last two weeks, buying a gift would have been a lot easier and less time consuming. But it is what it is.
 So I made my very own cookie cutters and they will receive cookies that no one else has. That will make them extra special. I have a lot of cookie decorating to do tonight, so I better get back to it.
 I hope you and your families have a WONDERFUL Christmas filled with love and joy and peace!


 Remember I told you my Nicky is sick? He has Mono. He is home from college for a month and I'm trying to get him well. Eddie is helping me by keeping him down ;-)
 Good boy Eddie!
I received a package in the mail the other day from my cookie friend, Aymee, at Wacky Cookies! What a sweetie huh! Excited for Christmas!
Merry Christmas everyone!

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