It's always fun to join with Mrs. 4444 for FF as it gives us a chance to share "bits and pieces" of our week without all the details. I see it as a "win win" for everyone!
As I stated in an earlier post, the ONLY Christmas decorations in our house this year is a tree. There is just too many boxes and packing going on to dig through and find all the other decor. I figure as long as we have a tree then we are "good to go." Hubby did bring to my attention that the tree is leaning a bit to the left but it was already decorated, so it will have to stay leaning to the left. Other than that, it is a pretty tree. I bought it last year for 75% off and it is what is called a "frosted tree." Each limb has frost on the tips and it has pine cones nestled throughout. It will really look good next year when we have 11 foot ceilings to sit it under.
Well, I know that you have been waiting with baited breath to see our 830# door! ~big laugh~ I posted about the delivery of it last week and last Friday was "installation day." We have had pretty much "smooth sailing" throughout the construction of our house but I'm pretty sure you can always expect something to go awry with an undertaking this big. AND, it did! Yep! the door is the wrong size!!! Yes, that's right! And, we have only waited on it for 10 weeks. We ordered a 36" door and the one in the picture above is 30". That will NOT work! You can see in the pictures where the crew put wood jams in to make this one fit until the correct one arrives which will probably be mid-February. Ugh!!!! Six inches may not sound like a big deal but it really is, so much so that we just simply cannot settle for this one. So, our contractor assures us that it will not affect their work. They have plenty to do that is in no way connected to the front door. So, "it is what it is" and life does go on. ~thank goodness~
The brick layer finally got one of the windows done. I have been so anxious to see the keystone and the brickwork around the windows. This is the high window in the bonus room over the garage. Now, I can't wait for him to get the ones across the front of the house done. I debated about adding the keystones but am so glad that we did. I think they are a nice touch.
Can I just say that this little man is so excited about Christmas. There is just nothing like Christmas through the eyes of a child.
And, where have the years gone?
We have a super fun family weekend planned. Stay tuned, details to follow next week!