Walking in a 'muddy' wonderland.

Living in the southern part of the midwest certainly has its upsides. Winters are typically mild and summers are usually green and luscious. There is one point in time that is not beautiful though, and that my friends is January. The temps have been in the single digits and the ground varies from frozen mud to squishy depending upon the time of day.

My husband was making comments about our house being the only one with Christmas lights still twinkling. I have a confession. I am that horrible person who jumps into the Christmas season the beginning of November. I hold onto it kicking and screaming until I am forced to put the spar