I feel like I have been working on the 2010 Cupcake Calendar (and the companion work, the 2010 Cousins Calendar) for FIVE THOUSAND YEARS, and I just finished it on Monday or Tuesday -- I can't even remember which one any more. Last night I logged into World of Warcraft for the first time in like FIVE DAYS and it was like I was playing a whole new game all of the sudden, although thechnically I kind of was because there was a patch this week. But anyway.
Compared to next year's edition, this December calendar page is ... well, I was going to say pathetic, but that's not really true. Just different. Last year was our first Christmas with Shae in this house. She was trying to figure us out still, I think, trying to work out what all the fuss was about. This year, she knows she's the princess in our castle (even though we do NOT allow her to use that word), and she's ALL ABOUT CHRISTMAS, and it's much harder to keep her focused on "being good for Santa" because: PREEEEEEEEEEESEEEEEEEEEEEEEEENTS!
Which, can you blame her, really? Who isn't all about the presents?
(And actually, now that I look at them both, last year's calendar and this year's calendar aren't really all that different, and perhaps I should just shut up already and just take a damn nap, for crap's sake.)
Okay, and because I promised, here is that video:
Apologies for the poor video quality -- this was taken with my husband's cell phone. I can't even make out who all she's dancing with here. I know that the "featured guy" is my cousin Jason, and I think the girl in the black dress is my cousin Beth, and the woman in the black pants is my Aunt Bet, and the lady in the