Saturday, November 24, 2012

Impromptu Christmas...

When you wake up on Saturday morning, at the perfect time (10:00am), ready for an exciting day off, filled with jogging, exploring and experiencing the 'winter wonderland' that London has gracefully set up in Hyde park...and all you see is grey and raindrops on your window...all excitement magically disappears. The day is then spent in an overall grouchy mood with little to no desire to do much of anything. UNTIL...T gets fed up with watching shows and doing nothing...
So, out we go, into the rain with our wellies, umbrella and semi positive attitudes. With one thing on our to do light bulbs as both the kitchen and hallway are in dire need.
We start discussing ideas of what to do...go out for dinner and complain about the weather together seems like the best idea...we just need the bulbs. 

With the local potential light bulb store closed we head off to Sainsbury's. A grocery store that strongly resembles a superstore as it sells everything that you might ever possibly need.

On our way in, my mood is automatically brightens as I spot little potted Christmas trees...
Shopping list starts to grow...and dinner plans start to change because nobody wants to look for a restaurant while carrying a tree.

1)Light bulbs

With light bulbs out of the way the fun begins...In the decorations aisle we come to a new dilemma...colour/theme...And after some serious deliberations:
2) 6 gold bells
3) 6 red bells 
4) white lights
5) tiny angel to sit on top...

Now dinner...All of a sudden being in Christmas spirit we decide to go traditional...Roast chicken, potatoes and what ever else we can think of.

6) full chicken

In the candy aisle...T realizes that he is no longer holding our giant a result we must have:

7) chocolate covered peanuts x2

No explanation needed for the next purchase:

8) Bottle of red

And we are done...just need to pick out the tree...

9) Tiny potted Christmas tree

All necessities for a perfect impromptu Christmas....minus 1 umbrella... :(

Chicken is stuffed and in the oven, tree is decorated and all is good...

Happy early Christmas everyone.



1 comment:

  1. You have just gotten me in the spirit to watch a Charlie Brown Christmas. :)