1. My oven is fixed! I've reserved my turkey and am excited to try this new recipe that calls for champagne. I feel festive already!
2. Yesterday sweet hubby and I went to see BREAKING DAWN. I'm not even going to read any of the criticism about the movie because I completely loved it -- and I want to savor that. (Hubby says I love anything that involves a BABY. He might be right. But I also love LOVE scenes. So, yeah, that, too.)
3. I've abandoned my writing funk. That's right: think of me writing this week in between the family fun times.
4. I'm especially excited about these two books on my nightstand: