Christmas was always a tradition-heavy, family-focused time of year for my family, but this year is the first Christmas since my parents' divorce and I've been in a bit of a holiday funk. Naturally, the first step in snapping myself out of said funk was to hang Christmas lights all over the apartment:
The cats are a little confused by the glowing strings, but since I covered the lights in hot sauce, they're leaving them alone. And I am loving my twinkly new lighting.
The Christmas card exchange was step 2 in Project Snap Out of It, and that has been quite a success as I've been getting emails all day. I haven't quite figured out what I'm using for cards yet, so you're still welcome to email me if you're interested.
Step 3 is Christmas cookies. There are six pounds of butter in my fridge and I'm not afraid to use 'em! So, without further ado, I bring you:
The Adventures of Scarlett & Melly
Second Annual Christmas Cookie Giveaway
If you're interested in receiving a box of cookies, just leave a comment on this post. I'll use a random number generator to pick the winner (or winners, if I have enough cookies). Sorry, but this contest is only open to readers within the US. Entries must be posted before 12:00 p.m. Pacific Time on Sunday, December 11th.