Christmas is almost upon us so here's a festive family photo (not including Erika as she wasn't born yet...sorry sis! You were a later addition!). This one was taken on the front steps of our house in Baltimore. Check out Emma's festive tights, haha! How weird is it that so many memories can be brought back just by an item of clothing?! Is anybody else like this? Almost every piece of clothing in this picture brings me back to a different time and I feel like I have a significant emotional connection to each (more so my mum & dad's clothes to be honest...for example my dad wore that coat and hat for as long as I can remember). I genuinely think this is why I tend to keep clothes for as long as I do and when people give me crap for spending a bit more money on them I just want to roll my eyes. Considering the amount of time I keep my favourite / most-loved pieces in my wardrobe I think the amount I pay for some good quality items is definitely worth it.
Anyway, enough rambling! How are you all prepared for Christmas?! It's in TWO days!! How did that happen? I think we're pretty much set, aside from the mountain of wrapping I need to do. It's times like these when I do wish our two elves of the shelf would chip in and help mama out a bit, instead of messing up my house every bloody night! Oh, and I also randomly decided yesterday that now would be a good time to (re)start potty training Eduardo. You know, because I love adding stress to my life!!! Honestly I'm amazed at how impeccable my timing is!