Four days to spend with family.
Four days that Mark didn’t have to go to work.
Four days that I didn’t have to go to work.
Four days to play with my baby.
Four days to eat ridiculous amounts of delicious food.
Four days to make lists, scan flyers, map out stores and hit sales.
Four days to spend half our Christmas budget.
Four days to get coughed and sneezed on.
Four days to catch a cold. (Annalyn, not me.)
Four days to fill up my purse with post-its, receipts, tissues and wrappers.
Four days to clean the house and mess it up again.
Four days to read one book and watch three movies.
Four days to laugh and cry and love and fight and plan and remember.
Four days to celebrate Thanksgiving.
How was your Thanksgiving weekend?
P.S. If you missed it yesterday, I was at (in)courage, talking about my list of hard questions. And in case you’re not quite ready to return to the real world just yet, don’t miss my favorite (fictional) Thanksgiving scenes.
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You're braver than I am to face those shopping crowds! Of course, you also probably have more Christmas shopping done than I do now… especially seeing as how I don't have ANY done… :( (partly b/c I'm not sure what to get people though)
wow! were there really four days in there? because i only remember one really LOOOONNNNNGGGGG day!
but it was good! (glad it's over though!)
Well, I believe you read my story. Let's just say, overall it was 4 stars out of 5. I didn't get any shopping done, though, but we had a great time with family. :-)
Slow and easy. Just right …
Happy Advent. May we all slow to see Him at work in this season of hope & waiting …
My Thanksgiving was imperfectly perfect. :) Slow, not too busy, filled with giggles and playing with my niece and nephew.
Yours sounds super busy!
PS – thanks for the info on the pictures. I was just being curious (or nosy as a little 3 footer in my life says). The pictures always match up so well that I was just wondering how it all came together. :)