Unwrapping Christmas

The outside of my house is dark this Christmas season. No lights, no garland, no artificial Santa or Baby Jesus on my lawn.

Christmas WreathI have a lone wreath. Everything looks so sad.

In my world, Christmas is on the inside:

I love the Christmas season.
I love to get presents (SANTA, ARE YOU THERE?)
I love to decorate inside my house.
I love waking up to a lit Christmas tree and colorful lights inside my house.
I love playing Christmas music and singing along (if you sing really loud, nobody really knows that you’re off key!)
I love hot apple cider and pumpkin bread.
I love sugar cookies with icing (not so great about making them though).
I love having my family close by.
I love having friends over.
I love remembering Christmas past.

The secret is on the inside. The color, smells, sounds and feel of Christmas happens when you walk through the front door.

Come on in!

 

 

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11 thoughts on “Unwrapping Christmas

    1. mkmercurio Post author

      Oh yes, it would be such a treat to invite you in for some delicious conversation during this holiday season!

      Reply
  1. Jeannette Monahan

    Thanks for linking to my post — that’s so nice! The wreath is beautiful. I wouldn’t think of the outside of your house as sad, but as a place that contains something the passers-by wouldn’t expect: a bright and secret world, cozy and warm, full of Christmas. :)

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    1. mkmercurio Post author

      It is a lovely wreath, isn’t it? I love the sparkle of the holidays, the delightful smells of cooking and the sounds of friends esp at this time of year!

      Reply
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