I have "the Christmas spirit" for the first time in years!

Discussion in 'Positive Feelings and Motivational Messages' started by theleastofthese, Nov 27, 2006.

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  1. theleastofthese

    theleastofthese SF Friend Staff Alumni

    I feel like having a Christmas tree up this year with the kids' grade school ornaments on it. I have little money so won't be able to shop, but will still enjoy the 'feeling' of Christmas.

    Also I was able to send my techno-daughter to MN for six day vacation with her older sister, brother in law, and nephew - and they even went to the in laws farm for Thanksgiving! (daughter really loves older sister's in laws, as do I!:smile: :smile: )

    And to add to all that happiness, I just found out that my oldest is expecting again! Will have their second child next June! I'll be a grandma for the second time!!!:smile: :smile: :smile:

    Well, got to go shower and get ready to go to the airport to pick her up. Her cat's been running around the house whining cause she's not here! He'll be glad to see her, as will I!!!:smile:

    Today is a good day and I'm going to enjoy it!

  2. BrokenPieces

    BrokenPieces Well-Known Member

    i am happy for you...

    i am glad that you got the christmas spirit...

    you need to send some of that my way lol
  3. itachi

    itachi Well-Known Member

    I kinda wish i could get into Christmas :sad: but i get sick of all the corrporate shit asociated with it.

    Really Happy That Your Getting into it though!!!!!

    Love, Josh
  4. theleastofthese

    theleastofthese SF Friend Staff Alumni

    I don't like the "corporate Christmas" spirit either - spend spend spend.:mad: I'm happy for the true reason for the season and happy that my family is healthy and both my parents are living.

    I pay no attention to the advertisers - I just block them out of my consiousness.

  5. BrokenPieces

    BrokenPieces Well-Known Member

    all the Ad's about christmas is hard to look at...

    sometimes makes me not want to celebrate it this year to be honest...

    maybe i will get my christmas joy soon...
  6. kindtosnails

    kindtosnails Staff Alumni

    :smile: good for you.
  7. theleastofthese

    theleastofthese SF Friend Staff Alumni

    I just ignore the ads and corporate selling shit and enjoy it for its true meaning! I'm impervious to advertising anyway. I only buy what I need and what I can afford - with a few small exceptions...like my cheap, but beautiful little Christmas tree. Several years ago I had the Christmas spirit so intensely that I left the tree up, decorations and lights and all, til April!!:eek:hmy: My kids were upset about it and thought I was nuts - I am! - but I wanted it up. It made me feel good just to see it all pretty and lit up in the corner of the room!:smile:

    least likely to "follow the crowd":rolleyes:
    least likely to "fall for the advertisers bs":biggrin:
  8. BrokenPieces

    BrokenPieces Well-Known Member

    my joy is slowly coming...

    i went to look at stuff for my boyfriend... and it got me thinking, its our first christmas together...

    i cant wait...
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