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Christmas decor...

As I have said before, music is something that I can always relate to no matter what. It stands behind me in trying times, it reminds me of some of my most favorite moments from the past and it can be very healing to me. There are so many great artists out there and I feel like I'm constantly hearing about another artist that I've yet to discover.

In a recent post from a local photographer, who posted about some of her favorite Christmas music cd's this year, I was automatically drawn to Mindy Smith's cd. I haven't heard of her before so immediately I went to google, googled her name as Mindy Smith (Holiday) and one of my most favorite long lost sites, Pandora, came up! I found her on their, created a "new station" with them and now I'm listening to Christmas music. Who knew?!? I thought that I was ready for this but I wasn't sure. Some people are changing their layouts of their blogs to reflect the holiday season that is quickly approaching and some have even gone as far as starting to decorate their houses for the holidays!

If you would've asked me last year if I was ready for Christmas decorations in November, I would've said NO! Absolutely not! We don't touch those boxes until the day after Christmas! This year, however, I'm having a change of heart. I'm thinking about how nice it would be to have the house decorated for Christmas now and then doing the tree the day after. That would work, right? I'm not set on it 100% but I'm thinking about it for sure!

What do you do? Are you decorating now? Waiting?


Allison said…
First, I *heart* Pandora. Listen to it almost every single day at work!

As far as Christmas...I'm not *quite* ready yet, but am getting there quickly with the snow outside right now! We put up a real tree, so we're going to wait for that until after Thanksgiving. I imagine we'll do most of our decorating the weekend after Thanksgiving. But every once in awhile, I do tune into 93.3 to get a little bit of Christmas music :)
Sam said…
oooh, not decorating juuuust yet!! But I started on my handmade Christmas cards this evening!
Danica Lynn said…
I'm trying to **think** about getting ready for Christmas. It will be a hard year but I'm sure LW can talk some sense into me.

I do love Christmas music and have been caught listening to it recently! HA
TLC said…
our xmas tree and other decorations will be up on Thanksgiving Day. we put everything up in the a.m. while watching the Macy's T-Day Parade.

and this year, i bought a gingerbread house kit for my kids to do...i remember having a g-bread house one year when i was a kid and i loved it!

and then, everything is undecorated by Dec. 28th or so. by then, i'm just over all of it. :)
meganmorgan said…
When you're a portrait photographer, Christmas comes a little early! I've decorated 3 trees already this year. Two for my studio and a small one I take on location with me. Ya gotta listen to Christmas music while decorating! I adore Mindy Smith. Her non holiday stuff is pretty amazing too. Subtle and endearing. Happy holidays, everyone!
Natalie said…
I'm trying to get into the xmas mood but having trouble. Maybe once we get into the house I will feel more like decorating. I say go for it, start decorating!

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