Merry Christmas and Happy Boxing Day

Even a blasted cold virus wouldn’t bring my Holidays to a screeching halt. Since Christmas Eve, I’ve been spending time with my family here in North Carolina and participating in fun family activities.

We spent Christmas morning under the tree where I received the novel Matched by Ally Condie, a sketch book, Ginny Weasley’s  wand, a collection of Gringotts coins, and a hour glass necklace. I was jumping for joy!

Since I’m just getting over my cold, my family let me take it easy this year, but I still helped around the house. I built a fire in the fireplace, helped make my mum’s applesauce with cranberries, and helped make/decorate sugar cookies. We also ran our Hogwarts train set, while the cats played in the pile of wrapping paper or slept together on the couch.

Now, this morning, I wake up to about 8 inches of snow – 8 INCHES! A rare event in North Carolina. Last time it snowed on Christmas was 1947 – according to the news. The state is pretty much closed down this Boxing Day. I think I’ll be snuggling on the couch and reading my book.

Hope you have a wonderful Holiday and a great weekend!

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7 thoughts on “Merry Christmas and Happy Boxing Day

  1. Kelsey, I’m sorry you are sick (may 2011 bring many fewer colds!), but your Christmas sounds delightful nonetheless. Enjoy the snow day. 🙂


  2. Where in North Carolina are you? Middle of the state or the coast? We still have a house just North of Charlotte that we’ve been trying to sell for two years, I think this is the second yr in a row they’ve had a white Christmas. I know it shuts the state down, they just aren’t prepared to handle that much snow. It’s picturesque as long as you have power and don’t have to drive in it, isn’t it.

    I hope you’re virus gets better. I bet the kitties had fun with the wrapping paper, almost as good as a ball of yarn!

    Happy Holidays!


    1. Thanks! I live in central North Carolina near Raleigh. But, the coastal plains accumulated a few inches as well. I’m enjoying the veiw from my living room. 🙂
      Happy Holidays!


  3. I’m sick too!! LOL Still hope you’re holidays aren’t all bad – mine are going ok so far, I secured a promise of cake for my birthday in just 5 days 😀

    Happy Holidays!


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