Monday, December 19, 2011

Winter: Vegas Style

I realize that for most of the country......fall hit a few months ago.
But here in Las Vegas, with our warmer weather....we get fall in December.
And isn't it beautiful ;)
Especially when you have a little girl who is begging you to take her to play in the leaves along the sidewalks.  Well, of course I will....with camera in tow!!!
 She had SO much fun, piling up the leaves and throwing them about.
Jumping in them and swinging on the trees.

The rest of kids could care less.  They went off to play at the nearby park.
Thank goodness I have one who'll let me take her picture.....we'll see how long that lasts.
There is something about having snow for Christmas....but honestly, I don't really miss it that much ;)

Are you ready for Christmas??????

Here's my checklist:

Shopping:  Done (mostly)
Wrapping:  Not a stitch
Homemade gifts:  in a frenzy to finish!
Christmas Cards:  Sorry, not in the budget this year ;(  we'll see if I make one to post?
Baking:  Started
December Daily:  on day 14!!!!  waaahooooo!!!
Celebrations:  in full swing ;)
Kids out of school:  YES!


Sherri said...

Hello Carol!!! It's been awhile since I've stopped by (well, I've been by lots, just not commented, lol) An orange Christmas would certainly take some getting use to on my part, but I wouldn't mind the lack of bulky winter jackets, hats, mitts, and other winter gear that clutter up the closets, and the messy wet entry ways that come with all that snow. Snow angels, tobogganing, and curling up in front of the fire watching big, sparkling snowflakes fall outside however, is pretty great. We pretty much ready for xmas here, although there's a lot on your list that I'm simply not doing :) Happy first week of Christmas break to you.

Lilith Eeckels said...

Oh those pics are gorgeous. We've got snow but I'm not much of a snow lover. Love looking at it but not being in it! Christmas all prepared here but I didn't have much to do. My DD is another story though!

Aussie TM5 Thermomixer said...

stunning pics, Carol! I can't wait to see these scrapped! How fun to have fall while most of the rest of your country is freezing and snowing ;)

Anonymous said...

Thats orange & beautiful x x

~jan said...

*sigh* Fall is my most favorite time of year and ours is over. :( Your photos are wonderful, Carol!

Annika said...

Gorgeous photos! I love fall! But in December I want snow and winter! ;-) Have a Merry Christmas!! Blessings!

Cassandra aka Scrap Savvy said...

Your photography skills rock Carol! These photos are outstanding. Can't wait to see how you scrap them!Have fun with the final Christmas prep!:)