Ever since I saw the movie “Elf” I’ve been wanting to make a million paper chains to decorate the house like Buddy did (haven’t you?). And every year I don’t get around to it. The holidays are like that: plans of perfection and the desire for dreaminess; lots of hopes and visions of a movie-worthy season. Then in reality I get stuck in traffic for 40 minutes on December 23rd because I ran out of pretty wrapping paper.

D’oh! (more…)