Saturday, December 10, 2011
Going into this book I had no expectations, no idea what the book was even about. It was chosen as a read for my book club, and until that point, I had not even heard of this trilogy. I am so glad it was chosen however. It is a great read.
Can not wait until the movie comes out next March!!! I just hope it is as good as the book.
Friday, December 9, 2011
Thursday, December 8, 2011
I blame Pinterest!
On top of The Elf on the Shelf, the daily activity advent calendar sponsored by Elf, watching Christmas themed movies and shows at least once a day, wearing Christmas theme clothes every day, and taking red and green baths, I have decided to add in yet one more "tradition".
I wrapped up 12 new books. The first book is the Polar Express, since you know, We became Train people this year. And starting on December 12 we will do our own version of 12 days of Christmas by opening 1 book every night until Christmas EVE (and rest assured all while participating in the 50 other "traditions" I have assigned to our family this year). On Christmas Eve I have chosen a simple board book that ends with the simple phrase, "Now it is Christmas time". I am really excited about this adventure.Our wrapping paper this year is simple. Brown bag paper decorated with a pretty cutout letter of the first name of the recipient. Following in this theme, I cut out the numbers 1 -12 and wrapped each book to coordinate. Now they are laid under the tree just waiting for little hands to tear them open and stimulate some minds.
Wednesday, December 7, 2011
Tuesday, December 6, 2011
Now you might be thinking, "why didn't you use Christmas colors?". Well, what preschooler only wants to color with red and green?