This week I will start with a recap. Let me say if you are building a new house, do not plan to do much else. I did not get any extra cleaning done. I had to go into town three days - standing volunteer work, errands (mainly for the new house), and work. The last meant extra money which is good. My craft room is a disaster so I did no work on the Christmas cards. The weather was wet all week so no work in the yard. (My prayers go out to the flood victims, and I am thankful it was only damp and a minor disruption here.) I never made it to the church to do work on the shoebox stuff. Finally I gave up on doing the felt paper dolls this year. They became more of a dreaded chore than a lovingly crafted gift. I will plan to do them for next Christmas.
I have given myself permission to accept that things are not always going to go as planned. Building the house is a once in a lifetime adventure. For this season of my life, I will do what I can and let the rest go!
That does not mean that I do not have plans for the coming week and for the Holiday Grand Plan. Here is a link to the official list for Week Six. The good thing for me is that I have no kid's room to clean so I can try for a bit of catch up.
I am going to try again to clean the master bathroom. If I can get the cabinet decluttered and the bathtub/shower scrubbed, I will be thrilled!
I hope to clean off my craft room table enough to work on Christmas cards. I now need to keep an eye out for six little girl gifts.
It is a relief to not have to think about the felt dolls. I am back to crocheting the baby blanket which will be a Christmas gift. I am about 1/5 of the way done.
Depending on the weather, I hope to work in the yard. My other plan is to haul boxes of items to the church for a yard sale at the end of the month. I am donating the items just to get them out of the way. I also want to move all of the Operation Christmas Child stuff to the church.