Looking Good Longer
The holidays are back; are we ready?
by Betty Guy-
Holiday cards are starting to show up in snail mail and by e-
The tree, ah yes the shelling out for most of us for the over priced tall full one for just the aroma of pine throughout the house. "Lucky You" who don't have to buy one. Really just buy a few pine cones and place them in hidden
How about stringing some lights around the windows, doorways, TVs, and remember the bedrooms, and kitchen cupboards. Talk about Holiday lights, you and your guests won't even miss the lighted tree. Everybody’s too busy chug-
Look for the same old movies on TV and the Big Screen that have been viewed for the past hundred years like: A Charlie Brown Christmas, White Christmas, A Christmas Story-
Pass that brandy nog again, not a mug but the whole bowl! Hark! Am I hearing "Let it Snow, Let it Snow, Let it Snow? Thank God I am in California where you have a choice if you want to go to the snow-
I know that I don't have to feel that fairy-
Wow! and Holiday shopping, this is real adventure ,especially right after Thanksgiving. This really is not the time to start so, hold your breath for a few days and THEN charge into the stores.
This gives the "black Friday junkies" time to cool down and let you pros in to over spend your hard earned money. Ah h h.. Listen to the melodies of tantrum-
Here's one, a Mega Barbie Doll Yacht with all the trimmings plus Barbie's exclusive Gucci outfits plus a helicopter pad .This whole deal costing as much as that fur jacket you bought your wife last year.
Please don't tell the kid you can't afford it this year; they'll just respond by asking Santa anyway, and you probably will end up taking a mortgage out on the house to appease the little dear. Please note: All you couples who don't have kids, just turn away and smile at each other and keep on doing whatever you do and never have to be reminded to take that" pill" again.
Another thing -
Savor the aroma of the baking and the roasting from the kitchen .There's home made rolls, cookies, fruit cakes ,pumpkin pies, stuffed turkeys, cranberry sauce, glazed hams, candied yams, rib roasts ,mashed potatoes and gravy, several veggies, relishes, etc..
STOP! This is crazy.. Just run down to your super market's take-
But remember after reading all this you CAN really "feel good and look good" during the Holidays no matter what the following days bring your way. Take your vitamins, eat healthy, exercise, get your z z z 's, put on your happy face, for the most beautiful time of the year.
Turn on your highest "beams" and walk your quickest step, head up Shoulders back swing your arms and hips and organize your thoughts to overcome any obstacles that come your way. NOW you are prepared to take ON the Holidays. So, Keep smiling, Keep shining, AND You can always count on the same next year, for sure! Have a Wonderful Happy Holiday!