We only had one guest stay with us for the holiday week, but we fed several other mouths over the course of the celebrating. It was wonderful and busy and full of love and family who are really friends and friends who are really family (you know the kind).
And then when it was all over, all we had to show for it was the love in our hearts… and this:
Although I think it is mostly unrelated to the holidays, I’d still like you to note the perfect imprint of a toddler hand on my stainless steel dishwasher.
I hope you either feel better about your own “messy” house now OR you recognize that sinks overflowing with dirty dishes are the stuff of which life is made.