Week in Review & Pretty Pintastic Party #188
TGIF! I hope everyone had an amazing week and is ready for the weekend! We’re back with another weekly Pretty Pintastic Party, but first let’s sneak a peek of the week – in the rearview mirror of This Scattered Life.
We’re getting down to the wire, and I’m still not even close to being ready for the upcoming Christmas festivities. Per my usual style, I’ll be ready for each party and celebration mere minutes before the start. (Alright, ready enough – and maybe minutes after the event starts).
I’m not sure what it is, but I am progressively less into the decorating, shopping and fuss every year. Maybe in a few years we’ll have some little ones to really bring the spirit of Christmas back full force, but right now I’m remembering how much fun it was to be on a cruise for the holidays and how carefree and fun that was …
‘Bah Humbug’ is probably what you hear me saying. But I do still love Christmas – I would just enjoy it more if somebody would take care of all of the preparations for me and the only thing I had to do was enter a perfectly clean and decorated house, pull up a chair to an amazingly delicious meal with all of my favorite people, and then pass out the fabulously wrapped gifts that miraculously appeared under a magnificent tree.
Is that too much to ask?
Whatever. I did make the caramel today for the turtles I’m taking to a fondue party tomorrow. I figure they’ll get their pecan legs and chocolate shells sometime between yoga class and my Costco run. (Or if the day gets away from me I’ll just wrap up caramels as if that were the plan all along).
Earlier this week I attended a blogger holiday party with the Denver Bloggers Club. We met at the Moxy where we were treated to lots of appetizers and a grand tour of the hotel. The hotel was pretty amazing with all kinds of fun details. You check in for your stay at the bar – where you get a complimentary cocktail, and there are games and candy just waiting there for you as well.
|I didn’t win the free hotel stay that was raffled off, but I did manage to have my name drawn for a variety of gift cards to local restaurants. New friends, free appetizers, cookie decorating, door prizes and a cool new venue. I may just get into the swing of Christmas after all!|
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