21 December 2012

Photo Friday #78: Christmas chaos

We’re finding all sorts of happy surprises during our first year in the new neighborhood, particularly at this time of year. We knew it’d be fun to live within walking distance of all sorts of fancy shops and restaurants, but we didn’t know about their annual holiday window-decorating contest. This one is my favorite:

Can you see it? The little puppy pulling on the garland, the angry cat on the tree? The chewed pillow, the shredded wrapping paper, and broken ornaments everywhere? It’s hard to see, but they even sacrificed a teacup and a plate for this display (you can see a bit of the broken teacup on the floor).

There are plenty of beautifully decorated windows, but nothing captures the madness of the season quite like this one. Also? This is why we don’t have pets.