Better Late than Never

BlackBird, please don’t give me a tardy!

I don’t remember when I got hooked on Show and Tell, probably 2nd grade, but I love it and I can’t stop. It is my bedtime, but I couldn’t go to sleep until I posted this. I don’t want to get in trouble. Here are my ordaments (second grade pronunciation).

ornament Purchased in a shop outside Westminster Abbey, this Buckingham Palace guard guy is a favorite. My mom and I were crazy enough to go on a girls week to England with Laylee when she was 7 months old, stay in a TEENY hotel room, eat fish and chips and trek around London and Bath. What an adventure! (shout out to Dan and Uncle Bill for sponsoring the trip) This actually belongs to Laylee. Mine is a Beefeater. So as not to offend the vegetarians, I posted this instead….

ornament3 This is the new ornament I bought this week to start Karen’s tradition (see comments section) where the parents hang up the first ornament on the tree and then force the children to watch as they passionately follow the misletoe mandate.

ornament2Legend has it that my first Christmas coincided with this angel’s first Christmas and she conveniently has my name tatooed accross her skirt so I got to keep her when the family ornaments were doled out.

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