Time To Decorate For The Holidays… And Dance!

Yesterday I begged Matthew to climb up the ladder and get all the Christmas containers down from the loft.  I’m not good on a ladder so I leave the dangerous chores to him. After passing each one down to me I dragged them to the other side of the room.  Then I coughed because goodness, it’s crazy how dusty this place can get in one year! Cleaning up For The Holidays

The lids came off the containers, the snowmen were released from their plastic homes and then Mariah Carey came on Spotify.  And then I danced.  And then the cats stared at me as they usually do when Mom is one of her dance moods.  Check out that flip dance move on Bofinkles.  Also apologies to my neighbors but this song is on replay for the next 24 days. 

 

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It was a dusty time opening those containers and poor Penguin, he was dirty! I felt like a bad Penguin Mom.
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After we finished dancing (I’m lying, I never finish dancing) then we started pulling all the decorations out of their boxes.  We have one container dedicated to snowmen. It’s so big it carries over to another container.  We are a snowman loving home.  No snowman left behind.
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And all the towels come out… I only need one towel for the kitchen but somehow I have 12.   This flour sack towel with Santa’s Sugar Cookies recipe on it is one of my favorites.  I put it in the kitchen but I can’t bring myself to ever use it.
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The stockings will be hung over the weekend.  I have a new one coming… T for Toes!  This is her first Christmas!
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With all the decorations it starts to get cluttered in here real quick.
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My elves (Mama’s Elves) aren’t exactly helpers. Instead they like to pull ribbons out and run with them.
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I do have a helper this Christmas though and that’s my Hoover Air Cordless Series 3.0 Upright Vacuum! Guys it’s cordless! That’s like wireless!  A cordless vacuum is life changing.   Have you plugged your vacuum in and it gets tied around your ankles? Or worse, the cord only reaches half way across your room, so you have to stop your rhythm, put the vacuum down and then plug it in again?   The frustration! And have you tripped over a wire before?  Well that type of language is not proper for the holidays!
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The vacuum comes with 2 batteries so you can always have one ready.    Hoover has a bunch of products so it’s great that the battery is interchangeable with the Hoover cordless line.  The line has 3 vacuums and a hard floor wet cleaner so it covers your hardcore cleaning days and your quick fixes.   LithiumLife batteries have double the capacity of standard 18-volt lithium Ion batteries which means longer runtime and fade-free power.  
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Once it’s charged you just throw it into the battery spot on the bottom of the vacuum and it’s ready.
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Are you ready for this Penguin? It’s bath time!
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That feels good on the belly doesn’t it, Penguin?
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The vacuum has Windtunnel 3 technology which is powerful suction to lift dirt right up.    These containers were covered with dust.
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After cleaning up it was back to decorating… Bofinkles get out of the bowl, stop looking grumpy and help me!
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Have you started decorating? Do you dance with your cats too?  Tell me in the comments!
     

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  • Haha, I totally freak out my cats with my dance moves too! I am so jealous of those cats in the dancing cat books, my cats will never dance with me! And I pulled out all my Christmas boxes this weekend too, and am slowly working on decorating – So far – lights on the tree = progress. That vaccum though – cordless is brilliant!

  • You are totally prepared for the holidays! It is really exciting when you start decorating and preparing for such a lovely time in the year! I still haven’t cleaned and I need to start soon. I with I had the Hoover vacuum! It seems so nice and it is easy to clean with! Thanks for sharing! Happy holidays!

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