Friday, December 19

Christmas Crazy Volume 1 1/2

Christmas Crazy

'Twas the week before Christmas when all through the house, not a creature was stirring, not even a mouse

The stockings were hung above the fireplace with care

In hopes that St. Nicholas soon would be there

The Toddler was nestled all snug in her bed

While visions of Pens hockey danced in her head

Daddy was asleep, while I was on the roam

Working to make sure enough trees donned our home

Sure it's little, but it still does matter

A tiny Boyd's tree makes hearts pitter patter

Off to the loo for a quick little bash

Another little tree with no lights to cause a rash

Onto the hall for another tree aglow

This one donned with Body's Bears and a big bow

Next on to the fireplace topped with a mirror

Where one Winnie the Pooh tree did appear

With a leap and a skip next I moved quick

To the Toddler's own tree, adorned with ornament she did pick

Yet another tree comes next in our fun little game

It's full of motion and has a Snow White, she's a dame

At last we move to the final tree, the biggie

Everything must match or I get wiggie

Now, Dasher! now, Dancer! now, Prancer! now, Vixen!

Come, Comet! come, Cupid! come, Donner, come, Blitzen!

This is the spot, the place for it all

Here's where to put all that stuff from the mall

Now Santa we know you are a great guy

Saying you don't wrap would totally be a lie

So make sure you wrap those gifts whatever you do

It's OK if you don't use red, white, and silver wrap, too

Using "special" paper would not be a goof

Just make sure it's not Dora or I'll go through the roof

Dear Santa please make sure that there in that sack

are Penguins tickets cause without the Toddler will crack

Thank you dear Santa for knowing how it goes

The Toddler will love her gifts with all those shiny bows

I'm sure we will hear as you fade from sight

Happy Christmas to all, and to all a good night!

It's your turn! Show the world your Christmas Crazy, be it photos, a story, or something you found online. I'll be back with more, sharing our outdoor lights late on December 20th.

Rules of participation: Link to your post about Christmas Crazy. Please link the url of the page that the post is on and NOT just your blog. That way people can find the post without searching and we can all share in the fun. Post the Christmas Crazy button at the top so we all know we are at the right post and link back here so your readers can come and see all the other crazy. Cause Christmas is all about sharing. And finding fun in the crazy. Or whatever she said.


  1. Oh Man! I love your trees. They are so perfect and shiney and beautiful. Wish we could have Christmas lights. Youngest still likes to eat them, maybe next year. Christmas lights make a tree perfect.

  2. Awesome!

    We really should have co-ordinated our posts babe. We could have had a 'tree-off'!!!


  3. All your trees are so pretty!

  4. Great poem!
    And nice trees - I like the tiny ones. I should get one of those for our bathroom!

  5. WOW! That's a lot of trees! Merry Christmas!

  6. Crazy? No, beautiful!!

  7. I absolutely love your decorations, but the poem made it just. top. notch.


  8. Awesome. The snow storm that moved through destroyed a lot of our outside decorations.

  9. Good Lord, woman. No wonder there's no place for Sidney. Every square inch a tree!

    I'd play along, but I don't do crazy at Christmas. Very low-key, here. Sorry.

  10. WOW! That is a LOT of trees! Let's see, Christmas Crazy, I would have to take a picture of myself because I am a bit certifiable this time of year. But NEXT year, we'll finally getting our second tree and putting it in the playroom for the girls. And it's PINK!

  11. This post so was not up when I did my Christmas crazy. Or maybe I am just a dolt.

    Love your trees. I'm fond of the one in the bathroom. May need to try that next year.

  12. I really want to come visit your house now. That's so awesome!

  13. Your house is TOO cool. My hat goes off to you. Just one question; no tree for the fish tank of horrors?

  14. So, you have 6 trees. Is that right? My brain went into overstimulation mode after a while. I really love the red and white tree! You can hardly see the tree itself! It just makes my tree look sad.

    Of course, I enjoyed the poem, too!

  15. Wow. Those trees are awesome. Great job!! :-)

  16. Very, very pretty.

    I can't even get one tree up.


  17. Oh aren't you the clever one! What cute poem. I love all of your decoration too! Merry Christmas :D

  18. Crazy? Yes. But also beautiful and quite creative with the poem :)

  19. Absolute perfection and well worth the wait!

    I can't believe you were still up after 2 a.m. trying to get this done. That is some serious Christmasification dedication if I ever saw any!

    Thanks for hosting this shindig. It has been a blast!


  20. Oh, you are definitely the epitome of Christmas Crazy. I love it. Maybe you could share some with us? You know, the people who *still* don't have a tree. Not one.

    I love Alexis' tree--with snow white and a penguin. Just perfect!

  21. Oh MAN I love Christmas and you lady sure do have it right!!!! The trees are fantastic and I am overwhelmed with the idea to hit the 'after' Christmas sales so I can totally copy you next year!
    Oh, and can you guess which is my favorite?
    Love your poem too--love it love it love it---totally wish I had come up with it!
    whoohoo for you and one crazy game.
    Merry Christmas!

  22. Awesome imitation of my poem. Bwhahahaha!!

    I can't believe all those gorgeous trees! You are like the Christmas queen. :) :) I wanna come to your house for Christmas!

  23. WOW! Now that is crazy, but crazy cool!!
    pssst, I forgot to ask for the code so my post is lacking the image. :(

  24. Anonymous8:37 PM

    I LOVE it! You and Karen are my holiday inspiration, and I have big plans to hit the clearance racks the week after Christmas. I love that you put so much time and effort into it - they will be a memory that Alexis cherishes as she gets older (and hopefully one she inflicts on her own spouse some day!)

  25. Lookit all the trees! And all the crazy peeps that are linking up! Merry Christmas to all.

  26. Wow. And I thought we were nuts with two trees!

    If I liked Christmas, I'd have trees like those every where too.

  27. Dude! I'm buzzin' over Crazy.

  28. Wow - so how many trees total was that? So beautiful!

  29. excellent. just excellent.

    our holiday crazy will most likely be oral, not visual. full-on family dinner sunday night.

    stay tuned.

  30. BTW, nearly all my ornaments, lights, and decorations were acquired at after-Christmas clearance sales. Alexis' tree has exactly one ornament that was full price (the Penguin one) and that was because she REALLY wanted it. It takes a while to get enough stuff for seven trees, but it's totally worth it.

  31. I love it. I can't imagine being organised enough to decorate 7 trees - well done you.

  32. Damn ... you make me want to actually buy and decorate for Christmas ... next year. (But then again, it's always next year for me ... LOL.)

  33. Bam. Star Wars Christmas crazy linked. The majority of the "ornaments" on my tree are originals. First run action figures baby. That's how I roll. Happy Life Day everyone!

  34. Your trees are gorgeous... you're putting mine to shame!!! amazing job, and this Christmas Crazy thing is genius!

  35. Great Trees. A bit crazy, but as you're pointing out, that's what Christmas is all about!

  36. It looks great - all I have got up so far is a lone lighted nodding reindeer and a tree bare but for some tinsel and a star on top.