Monday, December 21, 2009

Hurry Up Ho!

The house is decorated, the packages are wrapped, the stocking stuffers are waiting to be stuffed. I'm ready to get on with it already! This morning before 7am Mr. T was singing "We Wish You a Merry Christmas". Yeah...we're all in the spirit. So come on already! I was never good at waiting. I'm the one that wants to open some gifts on Christmas Eve. Good thing we are having the Husbs family over then. Otherwise he'd give me hell....cause I'd let the kid open at least one gift. My Grandmother Mammy was the same way. She hated waiting. She ALWAYS let us open a gift. Of course she also would get up in the middle of the night and carefully unwrapped her presents to see what she got. She was quite good at re-wrapping them. Sneaky Lady. I loved her! She was not the best cook, but us kids totally dug the things she did around the holidays. She always had homemade cookies. The one thing she did really well was homemade noodles. The cousins all used to fight over who got the most. My favorite thing of all was these red and green sandwiches Mammy made. Somehow she used to get red and green white bread. She'd dye cream cheese to match and make cream cheese sandwiches. As an adult the thought of eating a red cream cheese sandwich makes me want to puke. As a kid...it was awesome. Awwww Christmas time!

3 comments:

Drama Queen said...

I love reading about others' Christmas memories - your Mammy sounded like MY kind of woman!

Have a great day!

BE PATIENT! It's only like 60+ hours away now!

3 Men and a Lady said...

I like cream cheese on about anything, so I'd give those red and green sandwiches a shot!

I'm glad I'm not the only impatient one. If it were all up to me, we'd open some stuff on Christmas Eve, too.

Noelle said...

omg...those cream cheese sammiches sound gooood!

um...as for being impatient...yeah, we gave in many years ago and now it's our tradition to turn on christmas music, light candles and tear everything open christmas eve. then santa comes and leaves the kiddos one more thing for christmas morning. works for us.