When December 1st arrived my first thought for the day was, let the holiday madness begin and a sense of feeling overwhelmed surfaced.
Then I received a text from a friend telling me I have something coming in the mail later that day. I smiled and thought I wonder what it could be?
I went about my day trying to stay focused reminding myself to stay positive and thankful for the blessings upon us.
It was cold Monday and my movements were in slow motion, then around 4 pm the dogs began barking because the UPS man was standing at the gate with a huge box and then I remembered that text.
I approached the gate and after seeing the size of the box I had an idea what it might be – But for some reason I was thinking evergreens.
I grew up in the Pacific Northwest where evergreens are at your fingertips. I lived in a small town on a hill where the main road was lined with cedar trees. The scent after a rainy day was like heaven.
I love evergreens and it’s the one thing I miss this time of year.
When this packaged arrived I quickly brought it indoors, ripped through the cardboard like a little kid and sure enough it was a beautiful evergreen wreath called Woodland Berry.
The detail is perfection and I just sat there smelling it.
I wasn’t sure if I wanted to keep it outdoors or inside so I placed it on the front door for a couple days through our cold front and then later brought it inside and placed it it above the fireplace. The fireplace that we don’t use…
Where to Get Evergreens
I’m very blessed to have this awesome friend. She’s the best and we met over 20 years ago while working in a flower shop.
I’m feeling thankful for the good things that are in my life right now. Remembering others and taking time to enjoy is something that I believe in during the Christmas season.