Halloween in reverse

Post-holiday packing and storing is not something to take lightly …


It is a time-consuming, physical endeavor that, this year, took …

:: 50 sheets of tissue paper

:: 4 boxes

:: 1 huge plastic bin

:: countless trips around the house; up, down, up down

:: then dozens of trips up and down the deck stairs, across the deck and down to the basement. Okay, maybe not dozens but it sure felt like it.

:: an entire Sunday morning while nursing a cold


I like to think of it as warm up for Christmas, which will undoubtedly take at least twice as long! What is that you ask? “Do I ever consider not decorating?” Nope! Making things sparkly like a holiday (hey, that’s a good title for something) is in my blood.


One Response to “Halloween in reverse”

  1. It’s that time again « Says:

    […] You know, the one that starts with Halloween and goes well into the New Year. My favorite. The many boxes are coming out of the basement on Saturday. Oh yes they are. I can’t […]

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