I realized today that the Holidays have started and we're going to be busy for awhile - whereas the rest of the world winds down after New Year's Day, we here in New Orleans keep right on going! Mardi Gras season starts Jan 6 (12th Night) and ends on Fat Tuesday, which this year is Feb. 16. So, I can already tell that from approximately February 5 - Feb 16 I will be operating on 0 hours of sleep - look - the parade schedule is up already!!! I'm tired already.
J and I haven't started Christmas shopping yet so we need to get on the stick about that. He put up the lights last weekend and they look great. All colorful and tacky. I hate white Christmas ornaments - that's for the adults. When you take your kids out to look at lights - they don't oooh and aaah over the sophisticated white lights - they want tacky, colorful Christmas fun. We have the regular lights, and then we have the "Cajun Chandeliers":
Isn't she precious?!