Today, my shopping for Christmas is officially....over.
And - even better: so is my wrapping.
Yesterday I did an emergency shopping at Wrentham because G and I said we were "not going to exchange this year". So...imagine my surprise when he said he would pick out a few things for himself to put under the tree from me! I was pressing him to make sure he hadn't bought anything -- because it would not be unlike either one of us to say "no, I didn't" -- but then of course, do it anyway. So I was mortified to think that he wouldn't have anything other than what the kids had picked out for him. Hence my final shopping spree yesterday.
Now I feel really badly, because I think he was pulling my leg - and is trying to find a way to go shopping this weekend -- which he truly does not have the time to do. The store is THAT busy. Not a bad thing, but he just doesn't have the time to shop. And he wasn't supposed to either. We were going to go to Wrentham after the holidays and just pick out a few things we each really wanted (Hello Williams Sonoma outlet -- that's me calling your name for all new dishes!!!)....so much for that.
Anyway, I got all of my food shopping for the holiday done today. All. of. it. And...all of the gifts are wrapped and sorted into piles: Ones to take for dance, the holiday party on Saturday; ones to take Christmas Eve; ones to open Christmas morning, and those to be opened Christmas afternoon with everyone else. I'm oh-so-organized in my present placement. (Are you shocked to hear that? Truly...)
And now, after the kids are in bed tonight I will finally rest easy knowing the rest of the weekend is low pressure.
Merry Christmas to me!