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Christmas Decorations finally in place!

Kaitlin and I got our Christmas decorations up today - including our new 4 1/2 ft. pre-lit tree. We bought a small tree because of Abby. What kitten doesn't love to play in a Christmas tree? We're giving it about 24 hours before it ends up on the floor. Kaitlin took several pictures of Muffin and Abby laying on the tree skirt under the tree, but the pics are on her camera. Since I can't easily load those to my computer, I'm waiting for her to e-mail me some pics. I'll post them when I can. For now, here are my pics:Can you find the cat in this picture?
Here's a cute sleigh card-holder that I wrapped some holly berry garland around.Here are some reindeer that I've had for almost 20 years. Rudoph is getting a little banged up, but Kaitlin still insists we put them out.This is a buffet cabinet that used to be mom's. We hung some of our bigger ornaments on here since we didn't put our big tree up.
And of course we couldn't put up our decorations without our favorite Christmas CD's. One of my all-time favorites is Mannheim Steamroller "Christmas in the Aire", but I'm partial to Jim Brickman, Garth Brooks, and the new Melissa Etheridge one, but it's in the car and I was too lazy to go get it and include it in my picture. Her song RING THE BELLS is awesome!We are without hot water - AGAIN! It happened earlier this year too! Our fairly new Whirlpool hot water heater had a class action lawsuit against it due to bad thermo-couplings. They paid for one replacement, but we're on our own now. Star Lumber is the only place that carries them here in town, but they are closed today. So, Corby will be at their store tomorrow morning at 7:30 to buy two (so we can keep an extra on hand) and hopefully get it running right away. Thank goodness I am on vacation Monday and Tuesday, as I refuse to go to work without a shower, AND I refuse to take a COLD shower when it's cold outside!



Lenore said…
Cold showers are the WORST! Hope your hot water comes back soon :)

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