Tuesday, December 20, 2011

All I Want for Christmas Is To Turn On The Heat!

I think I lost the spirit, the Christmas spirit that is. Ugh, I just feel so blah lately. I am one of those people who loves Christmas, has the tree up way to early, will pop in a Christmas CD on November 1st - You know one of those people, that most people hate..lol

This year I just can't get into it. As many of you know we moved from New York, down here to Florida, about five years ago. Ever since then the holidays have gotten tougher and tougher for me. To me there is a certain atmosphere that goes with Christmas, one I knew to be true for my entire life - until we moved here. I looked forward to that first snow fall, cold temperatures, crowded stores, jackets, sweaters and a nice warm cup of hot cocoa. My kids in there feety pajamas with heat still turned up, snuggling together on Christmas Eve and all that good stuff.

Here I sit with the A/C on 74 and I'm still hot. The streets show no signs of Christmas, no holiday decor hanging from the lamp posts in the parking lots, no Santa on the corner. Just 80 degree temperatures, & shorts. It might as well be the middle of July.

I know some of you would be willing to trade weather in a heartbeat and I'm not saying that most of the time I don't enjoy it,  but I miss the Christmas of my childhood! And feel like my kids are being robbed. I guess it doesn't bother them, they barely remember snow. I'm sure to those of you native to the south, love your Christmas weather and even the slight drop in temps bring to you that Christmas feeling....I just wish I would adjust already!

Sorry, I know I don't normally vent about silly things but tis the season, right?? ;-)

I also know I have been in slow motion the past week or so. The kids and I have been sick and I have a ton of last minute things on the list so I will be taking it slow until the New Year. 


Samantha said...Best Blogger Tips[Reply to comment]Best Blogger Templates

want to come for a visit? i am freezing my you know whats off LOL

Sami said...Best Blogger Tips[Reply to comment]Best Blogger Templates

Newish follower. Just wanted to say that is one of the biggest reason I never want to move to warmer climates. I could not image not having snow, Christmas without snow is just sad...although this year it looks like we will have a snow less Christmas. It doesn't feel like Christmas at all.

Sylvia said...Best Blogger Tips[Reply to comment]Best Blogger Templates

I found that the holiday spirit is difficult for me since I moved from Connecticut to Arizona. I agree, there is a certain feel in the air that makes a difference.

MTgunfighter said...Best Blogger Tips[Reply to comment]Best Blogger Templates

I used to live in the tropics - Australia - North Queensland - which meant it was Summer, too.

Christmas was sort of surreal.... Walking down the street, sweating like a horse, while the business put spray on snow on their windows and playing 'dashing through the snow" on the PA...

We drank lots of Christmas cheer, (non-alcoholic, of course), then took the boat out on the reef, went swimming and caught mud crabs...

Jessica said...Best Blogger Tips[Reply to comment]Best Blogger Templates

Feels like that on the West Coast too :)


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