|Yes, that's an inflatable snowman sitting on my front porch.|
Also, yes, that is a rope light hanging around the window.
They're not just for outside.
For my mother's birthday this Christmas Eve, we're planning a big family seafood dinner.
The dinner will be big, the family isn't really that big. Also, it's not a family of seafood. That sentence sure was poorly written. Let me try again.
For my mother's birthday on Christmas Eve, the entire Chesapeake Bay Family will sit down to a big seafood dinner.
There. That's a little better.
|Yep. That's a Santa Claus hanging on the wall back there.|
And those are
I have a whole shelf dedicated to Santa Clauses that I picked up at thrift stores over the years. Those wooden birds live on this shelf year round, and they look forward to this one time of the year when they have some company.
Below is an example of my mother's incredible artwork. She painted that Santa Claus on an old coffee can a long time ago. I love it.
One of my favorite thrift store finds is the nautical Santa Claus below.
Here's my artificial Christmas tree in all its
It's brutal, but worth it. The Chesapeake Bay Children won't let me
Speaking of my kids, they made the snowman below. Chesapeake Bay Son fashioned that hat out of some marsh grass, and they took a tine from a plastic fork to make the nose. This is another one of my favorite decorations.