Well, this morning we finally got the Christmas decorations out of the attic. I know, most people decorate right after Thanksgiving. I am just a little slow - I don't like to rush things. Anyway, I got about half of the house stuff out and it is looking good. I plan to finish the rest on Friday and then we will get the tree on Saturday. Bill plans to put up some outside lights, too.
I got the mantle done - that's Christmas stockings and Santa Clauses. I also got most of the nativity sets out. Those are my favorite decorations. I think I have six out right now and there are still a couple of small ones somewhere. Today, I will get the flower pot soldiers, the nutcrackers, the village, and a few other odds and ends.
Putting out the decorations does bring a spirit of Christmas into the home. I love that feeling.