I love themed Christmas decorations. One day I will go out and buy lots and lots of decorations and make Advent and Christmas the most awesomest times ever for our kids. Seeing as we are on a grad school budget and I have mostly purchased decorations randomly on sale or after Christmas on clearance, I don’t always have a lot of options from which to be choosy. As much as I’d love to go with “Rustic”, “Snow”, “Burlap”, or any of the plethora of themes on Pinterest, this year and probably the rest of our time here we’re going with “Christmas”. It gets the point across.
I had a few ideas of things I wanted to make this year to at least get some continuity going. Baby Rapp’s growing spurts and my inability to keep up kept most of that from happening. I am still hoping to get to a few before Christmas Day (and as the second trimester brings health), but here is what we managed so far this year: