ahh. it's cold and kansas finally feels like november.... actually I think we went straight from september to december.
we had a great thanksgiving. we celebrated with my family at our house and my grandma drove up from mcpherson. later in the day, we went to my father-in-law's house and had thanksgiving dinner. we have so much to be thankful for, and we were so happy banks had a great thanksgiving with family.
the day after, i braved black friday with a few close girlfriends. i absolutely hate shopping in crowds, but our game plan of a two-stop agenda, was perfect. the lines were way too long, but i was able to get so much accomplished in our two-stops. we then welcomed the holiday season with baking and decorating sugar cookies. so fun. except for the burnt batches and the underdone batches of cookies. we were definitely not making betty crocker proud.
saturday, the fam ventured to good ole' norwich, kansas for santa day. i ran the 2 mile santa run - holy, i hate running in the cold... especially with wind, met Santa, bought some goodies at the craft fair and ate mom's deliciousness while watching college football. absolutely love days like that.
so, we welcome you COLD. welcome the holidays. welcome the spirit!