As we prepared to decorate, I baked chocolate chip cookies, made hot chocolate on the stove, and put "A Christmas Story" on the TV, you know, to get into the Christmas spirit.
|Chocolate chip cookies in progress|
|Naked Christmas tree|
|Our little helper|
|Our mantel decorated with clippings from our tree|
|Finding a place for all the ornaments|
Crumpet is going to enjoy finding all the new places to sit.