just a little. maybe because our last christmas was a blur. we had a new 2 week old little r ( he's almost 2 months now! yikes). i had just gotten a head cold and dealing with lack of sleep + new mommyhood. good times. and yet somehow i knew this would happen. so i celebrated early :)
early december i new i had just days to celebrate before christmas ( my favorite time to celebrate ) i never really got the nesting thing... with closing the shop just FIVE days before giving birth to little r. instead of nesting i BAKED! hahaa! and ate. oh goodness. so bad right?
well, with my priorities in check *wink*wink* i made cupcakes to thank my friends at both mr.handsome's office & at the post office. i know....the post office...weird right? but they are my pals now. most people hate going to the post office. i used to be one of them. long lines. rude people. waiting. blah. then i went often enough and learned names with faces and chatted and laughed my way to new friends. :) they've become almost my co-workers hahaa :)
so happy cupcakes for them. and okay me too :)
except for the photo shoot i dolled them up with little dear friends & mini trees. sprinkled with a dash of peppermint chocolate and voila... sweet treats for everyone yay!
and even though i was fighting a bit of a head cold christmas day... i couldn't help myself. i had to decorate our living room with my jolly box of christmas love. happy. happy colors. happy sprinkles. happy shimmery stars and i was happy indeed.
sigh.... and even though i just barely took my christmas stuff down a week ago, i am still happy for making the effort to enjoy the season and share some caloric lovin' with family & friends.
and you know what's even better than all these pretty pictures?
my little r.
joy. i love joy
( i love that even at 1 month he is this cheery & happy and filled me with so much joy. except you get too close and he licks your face off. well, honestly, i love that too ;)
i'm hoping you remember to have joy in 2012... :)
and when you need a bit of joy, just remember little r and his cute little face & smile.