Tuesday, 4 November 2008

November Already

Ok now that is getting scary, I don't know if I have mentioned this before but I am a bit of a Christmas lover I would go so far as to say I'm a Christmas aholic. LOL So it already being November and I haven't even started decorating for the season is very scary, you see I start my inside decorating for Christmas on the 1st of October except for the 6 Christmas trees (this year there will be 7) which are done on the 1st December. Our outside light display is always started on the 1st November (my youngest sons birthday, I can't believe he is 10). Now here we are the 4th November and I haven't even pulled out the boxes of decorations.

Now some of you might think that I am a bit mad starting so early with my decorating but you see we have a little bit of an annual Christmas party at our place (last year there were 86 people) so in order to have everything ready and organized I have to start early. This year the party is on the 20th December and as I am not working at my second job this year I am hoping to get the decorating started on the 17th November, I can't start before hand because my Mother in law is having her 60th birthday party here on the 16th so I am still trying to finish painting and plastering before the party.

We are having a rock n roll diner theme for her party, the menu will consist of mini hotdogs, hamburgers, onion rings, hot chips, milkshakes, ice cream sundays and of cause banana splits. Can't wait no one is allowed to be on a diet that day. LOL

Wow I just realised how much I have written, now I'm going to add some photos of last years Christmas decorations, them I'm off to visit all of you to catch up with every ones news.

Bye for now



Celestina Marie said...

Hi Linda, so great to see you. You have really given me some inpsiration with your pictures from last year, to start thinking about my holiday home. The birthday party for your MIL sounds like a cute theme and great food ideas. Can't wait to see your decor when finished.
Have a great night and see you soon.
hugs, Celestina
la rea rose

Unknown said...

I don't think it's scary at all! I've started to see Christmas posts as early as last week! LOL! Love the angels! :)

Unknown said...

Christmas is so much fun , enjoy!
PS Would you mind cleaning up my studio too . LOL. Clare's Craftroom

Pineapple Villa said...

Lol Linda! Fellow Christmas addict here puts up her hand. Was nearly in xmas rehab having said i would not put up my trees (yes several of them) until 01 Dec but GUESS WHAT - i put them up 2 nights ago - ooops. Must do a blog update next 24 yrs. Have fun as always, Mel xxx

Unknown said...

Hi Linda! Wow, that is early, lol! But it is in the stores already and the commercials are on, so why not decorate now? i have already started buying decor for Christmas, lol!

It was so nice to see you this morning! I have missed ya :)


Anonymous said...

Hey Linda! I think it's very smart thinking getting organised!! God know's how quickly everything comes around! Good for you!!
I adore your chrissy deco's they all look so pretty!!

Gail McCormack said...

Linda Hi!
I'm a late Christmas person, yet I have started preparing little cards and goodies to sell today, I must say it was very enjoyable.
I think your MIL party sounds like loads of fun

Penny from Enjoying The Simple Things said...

Oh my goodness! You will be busy these next couple of months! Two big parties...

Your last years decorating looks great!

Kingswood Food and Craft Market said...

Will the Christmas-a-holics please put up their hands?? LOL, up goes your hand, Mels hand and now mine!
Oh gosh i really really wanna put my tree up! I have snuck a few things out already..hee hee Shane thinks im insane.
Bring on the decorating i say girlie! Do what makes you happy!
Cant wait to see your gorgeous decos. Last years were beautiful!

Love Shann xx

Kris Meares - Tag Along Teddies said...

Hey Linda! I reckon I'll be ready for Christmas ... in about MARCH!! Pretty certain someone's stealing hours out of every day so I'm WAAAAAY behind! In fact, I still have some birthdays to deal with before I start thinking about Christmas, not to mention the growing number of deadlines I seem to have falling due before Santa makes his rounds! SIGH!! Maybe next year I'll get organised - or not! Tee! Hee! Hee! Bear Hugs! KRIS

Kerryanne @ Shabby Art Boutique said...

I think there are probably a lot of us that would qualify as Christmasaholics and why not.....it is the merriest time of year!!
Look forward to seeing your 2008 Christmas photos.

Ragged Roses said...

I'm still stupidly waiting for summer to happen!!!!! I can't believe it's Christmas next month, where has this year gone? I love the sound of your party and I can feel your excitement about Christmas just reading your post. Enjoy

Deb said...

Everything's looking very Christmasy at your home :-). Beautiful Linda.

~Becca~Bluebird Rose said...

Your Christmas decor is very pretty!! I'm like you, I have to begin my decorating by now, or I am behind!
Thanks for visiting my Christmas blog; please stop back!!

Bek said...

HI Linda

The Christmas photos from last year are lovely. You are going to be a very busy girl for the next few mths, the birthday party sounds like a hoot.


Siobhan said...

Hi Linda,

I too cant belive its nearly Christmas!!! Its gone too fast!!!

I have my tree up already lol. Im bad when it comes to Christmas...always needs to be up and ready early.

Sibhan xo