Dear Helen Hartman –
Christmas is kicking my butt! Or maybe it’s real life. I’m not sure anymore. I just know that you seem to be a committed homemaker. Love to hear your tips on keeping up with the housework this time of year.
Dear Loved One
In the first place I do not think Christmas would do any such thing! Real life on the other hand? It DOES often have a real kick to it. Also, for future reference, Helen tends to shy away from suggestions she is (or should be) committed. As for keeping up with housework…you could do as Helen does:
|"Mom, this is fun. Thanks for letting me dress up in your clothes today." "You're welcome, dear. We'll do it again next time the maid is off and all your regular clothes are dirty."|
What? You think there is a better way? Maybe you could ask Santa to help you out.
|Aqua colored trees, a waterfall and deer. It's not an appliance, it's a part of the beauty of nature - and look, Santa is here, too! Why are you grumbling? It is TOO a good gift.|
Yes, a vacuum cleaner for Christmas. Sadly, if you are like me, that wouldn’t be the suckiest gift you’ve ever gotten.
|Thank you for the... um...handmade... uh, gift. We'll never forget it. Never.|
Of course not every woman wants a Rainbow for Christmas. Some of us are dreaming of other things.
|Is that a brand of sewing machine or a commentary on the kind of lame gifts white families give each other? Later, mayo and Wonderbread for a holiday feast!|
Actually, I got a sewing machine last year and love it.
|This outfit? Just a little something I whipped... out of my closet. I'd love to do some sewing but then who would hold this cushion down while looking fabulous? You? I think not.|
Okay, okay… I actually dress more like This at Christmas time.
|Poodles and pink trees and presents! oh my! What tacky Christmas sweater? This is a tasteful holiday tradition.|
|Leave no surface un-glittered!|
It saves you time and doesn’t give anyone in your life the idea that you want household appliances for Christmas!
|Harold didn't know it but he was just one more "missed a spot" away from spending the rest of Christmas in the emergency room.|
Happy Pink Saturday!