There are eras/days/events/hours that you wish you would never have to live again.
There are eras/days/events/hours that you never think about after they happen...just a flash in the pan, then dissolve into some distant memory that you may or may never recall throughout your life.
There are eras/days/events/hours that are so important/epic/life-changing that you will forever use them to mark life-long changes in your path through life.
There are eras/days/events/hours that you just want to look back on fondly because they were just pretty awesome.
Tonight falls into the last category.
To make along story short:
Chrissy went out to do some Christmas shopping tonight. It was me and the two little ones for the bulk of the evening. Some things to note:
It's the first night in 2 weeks that it's even felt "Christmasy" and chilly.
I had this night planned and in the bag from the get go....complete with a night-before stop to WalMart for supplies.
We made These:
I hung out with Them:
I drank one of These:
While curling up next to This:
Simple. Fun. Family. That's just about all I need.
Merriest of Merrys to you!