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Christmas is coming.


Sorry I've been so MIA recently.  Just finished exams today and hoping I am truly done (still a chance of remediation next week if I didn't do well).  I am exhausted.  Mind and body-wise.  These past few weeks have been just a lot in general.  And I shoved so much into my brain these last week that I truly thought it was going to burst.  But, I didn't cry during finals week for the first unit.  Such an accomplishment!  haha.  And I learned a lot this unit, plus it went by SO fast this time.  I feel like it's only been a few weeks, but lo and behold, it's been way more.  And I'm now 3/5 done with the first year!!  Wowza. 


So, now it's time to get excited about Christmas!!  Yes, please!  

Here are some pics of Christmas tree shopping the day after Thanksgiving and Eloise loving the Christmas tree.  It's the sweetest.  The poor baby is not feeling too hot right now and screamed a lot tonight, but tomorrow we go Christmas shopping.  If she's really my daughter, it will probably lift her spirits a bit.  :)  

P.S.  Very soon I will be posting a fun giveaway from one of my absolute favorite places.  Get ready.  Starts with Land and ends with Nod.  :)

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