JEN'S ZEN ~ 12 Days of Christmas 2016

On the first day of Christmas, my true love gave to me:

 

A backrub (plus he did my feet).

 

On the second day of Christmas, my true love gave to me: Two heartfelt talks, and a backrub (plus he did my feet).

On the third day of Christmas, my true love gave to me: Three date nights, two heartfelt talks, and a backrub (plus he did my feet).

On the fourth day of Christmas, my true love gave to me: Four compliments, three date nights, two heartfelt talks and a backrub (plus he did my feet).

 

On the fifth day of Christmas,

my true love gave to me:

FIVE MINUTES TO MYSELF.

Four compliments, three date nights, two heartfelt talks, and a back rub (plus he did my feet).

 

On the sixth day of Christmas, my true love gave to me: Six breakfasts in bed, FIVE MINUTES TO MYSELF. Four compliments, three date nights, two heartfelt talks, and a backrub (plus he did my feet).

On the seventh day of Christmas, my true love gave to me: Seven loads a’folded, six breakfasts in bed, FIVE MINUTES TO MYSELF. Four compliments, three date nights, two heartfelt talks, and a backrub (plus he did my feet).

On the eighth day of Christmas, my true love gave to me: Eight grocery trips done, seven loads a’folded, six breakfasts in bed, FIVE MINUTES TO MYSELF. Four compliments, three date nights, two heartfelt talks, and a backrub (plus he did my feet).

On the ninth day of Christmas, my true love gave to me: Nine Lifetime movies, eight grocery trips done, seven loads a’folded, six breakfasts in bed, FIVE MINUTES TO MYSELF. Four compliments, three date nights, two heartfelt talks, and a backrub (plus he did my feet).

On the tenth day of Christmas, my true love gave to me: Ten coupons he clipped, nine Lifetime movies, eight grocery trips done, seven loads a’folded, six breakfasts in bed, FIVE MINUTES TO MYSELF. Four compliments, three date nights, two heartfelt talks, and a backrub (plus he did my feet).

On the eleventh day of Christmas, my true love gave to me: Eleven nights—no dishes, ten coupons he clipped, nine Lifetime movies, eight grocery trips done, seven loads a’folded, six breakfasts in bed, FIVE MINUTES TO MYSELF. Four compliments, three date nights, two heartfelt talks, and a backrub (plus he did my feet).

 

On the twelfth day of Christmas, my true love gave to me:

 

Twelve cases of wine,

eleven nights—no dishes,

ten coupons he clipped,

nine Lifetime movies,

eight grocery trips done,

seven loads a’folded,

six breakfasts in bed,

FIVE MINUTES TO MYSELF.

Four compliments,

three date nights,

two heartfelt talks,

and a backrub (plus he did my feet).

 

 

The next twelve days are looking mighty-fine … *wink

Merry Christmas, Parents.

See you in the New Year!

 

JEN’S ZEN

Because the damn dishes are never done. Laundry is a cruel joke. And because children are beautiful lessons in patience and counting … 10, 9, 8, 7 Breathe.