13 Things I learned this Christmas (Thursday Thirteen 2nd Edition)

13 Things I learned this Christmas…. in no particular order…

1. If God wants you to sing that particular song during the Christmas play then it WILL happen, whether you think you stink or not.

2. Kids may goof off during rehearsal, throw fits, and refuse to sing, but come Sunday morning they “play” their hearts out!

3. It’s really okay to NOT spoil them at Christmas.

4. Doll Houses take a LONG time to build (I don’t care what the box says)

5. Doll Houses do NOT take a long time to get broken….

6. Popcorn, Orange Crush and Frozen Pizza make a great Christmas Eve dinner if it’s shared with your family while curled up on the couch watching movies.

7. The tree looks great with all the ornaments at the bottom.

8. Kids can understand that it’s about Jesus…. not Santa Claus

9. I can be bribed to attend any party if there are meatballs and stuffing.

10. Sometimes leaving a few gifts unwrapped is awesome!!

11. If you want it videotaped, best do it yourself.

12. Always keep an extra something under the tree, you never know who’s going to show up.

13. We’re gonna need a bigger Christmas budget next year… looks like Santa will deliver for three…. 🙂 Merry Christmas!

6 thoughts on “13 Things I learned this Christmas (Thursday Thirteen 2nd Edition)

  1. Happy Mama to Three says:

    How exciting on #13. And this year the kids did Christmas Eve dinner.Pigs in a blanket, mac and cheese, corn in butter sauce. They were SOOOO proud of themselves

    Happy after Christmas. Put your feet up with a drink or two.


  2. Momma TaderDoodles says:

    Sniz- yeah, them doors ain’t real strong when they’re doing battle with a six and three year old.

    CJMR- you are correct 🙂 I’ll toss you some babydust 🙂

  3. Momma TaderDoodles says:

    Perfect meal Happy Momma to 3! Although I must ask, are your pigs in a blanket hot dogs or little smokies… I’m a total Pig in a Blanket snob 🙂 (and a hog… I could eat them all day)

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