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Warm weather and decorations

It's one of those years when the tree is perpetually crooked and I wonder if it will fall over in the night.  Decorations which normally take the most of one day have dragged on for several.  And to top it all off, it's the 29th of November and it's raining.

But I have a feeling, deep inside me that this is going to be one of the most beautiful seasons we've ever celebrated.  And as proof of that, I was showing Hannah a picture of what little decorations are complete and she said "That doesn't even look like our house.  It looks like a movie"


I've always loved the look of a tree by a fireplace, though I know it's not safe.  We have a real fireplace downstairs, but we don't do much living down there and we would have to have a much smaller tree down there.  But this year, I decided to move our faux fireplace into the living room.  I like the look.  

I'm hopeful that I'll like the rest of the season just as much as I like this scene in our home.  

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