Here's a picture I took at this time last year:
Aaaaand, here's a picture I just took about a week ago:
I just can't get into Christmas when it's still fall outside! We live in Minnesota and I am absolutely LOVING the warm temps and uncharacteristically beautiful weather we're having in November, but it is killing my Christmas spirit.
When Flyby Promotions sent me a MercyMe Christmas CD to review on my blog, I set it by the stereo and forgot about it since, well, you know. (See above pictures if you still don't know) Until I got a reminder email yesterday..."Your review is due today!"
So I got up this morning, got the big kids off to school, pleaded with the little kids to play nicely with each other (and please, for the love of chai lattes, no pooping until I'm done writing!), and turned on the cd.
I love it. It's Christmassy without being in your face jingle bells and Bethlehem stars. Beautiful music with beautiful lyrics...it's just perfect. Have I mentioned that I love it? I'm totally leaving it in the cd player until January. I think I've found the cd to ease me into the Christmas spirit. I kind of figured it would be a winner since I love MercyMe's other albums, and I wasn't disappointed.
Mercy Me It’s Christmas CD will be available in Pizza Ranch locations beginning November 1, 2015 through December 31, 2015. It has 4 exclusive songs that can only be found on the CD version being sold by Pizza Ranch. Each CD will be sold for $5 plus tax. Pizza Ranch will give away the CD with a $25 gift card purchase as well as sell the full album at each of its 200 locations throughout the Midwest and Great Plains states. "We are so excited to debut our new Christmas album, MercyMe, It’s Christmas, with Pizza Ranch” said Bart Millard with MercyMe. “Pizza Ranch is a fantastic restaurant with a great mission to glorify God. It's the perfect gift to give this Christmas season and the perfect CD to get you in the Christmas spirit.”
See?!?! Even Bart said it's the perfect CD to get me in the Christmas spirit. The guy knows what he's talking about. And just go ahead and give me another reason to go to Pizza Ranch, why don't you? #pizzaloversunite
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