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Who's ready for the holidays? Not me...

I must admit that I am nowhere near ready for this holiday season.  I am a perpetual procrastinator when it comes to getting ready for the holidays.  It's not that I don't enjoy them.  It's that it takes so much work to get the house decorated, make the cookies, buy the presents, wrap the presents...and then clean up from all of it come January.

I'm going to be frank.  I love the holidays, but the holidays don't always love me.  They are a stress-filled time of the year with a lot of expectations.

I would love to be the Pinterest wife and mom who has time to make and decorate those adorable sugar cookies.  Yet, I'm happy to be the person who will order my already-decorated sugar cookies from the tasty bakery in town after I burned the first two batches I tried to make myself.

I would love to have a well-coordinated and decorated Christmas tree.  Yet, I'm happy to have three homemade preschool ornaments hanging on the same branch with all of the breakable (…