There was some do-it-yourself around here this last season of preparation.
From the kids; hand written letters, decoupage treasure boxes and embellished notebooks.
From this Santa elf: bath salts, scrubbies, pinterest love.
And inside the stockings, presents needn't be wrapped...they're covered in green and red crochet, for goodness sakes!
I know you're thinking...what kid doesn't love a gift from Bed Bath & Beyond!!! Well, okay, the bag doesn't necessarily match the present inside, but the packaging sure saved...the earth. Oh yes, and saved me time and sanity...and the kids cared not!
Now to unwrap the living room floor. It's currently covered in all the new games, books, legos and laffy taffy.