We're gearing up for the holidays. Love the cool weather because we get to wear cool hats.
Tonight I helped Mary Ella decorate her Christmas trees. She would say "Pitty!" (pretty) over and over and kiss each ornament.
Last night I set up Mary Ella's nativity set. Tonight I noticed that apparently the Chic-Fil-A cow was also present at Jesus' birth. He was meticulously placed laying down beside Jesus' manger. I tried to tell Mary Ella that a cow would not be needed; that the whole purpose of Jesus coming was that he alone would be the ultimate sacrifice, that no cow or lamb or ram would be necessary, but she just wouldn't have it. I did convince her that he would get a better view of the baby if he were standing by the shepherd. She conceded, and thus, this year's nativity: