Wednesday, November 30, 2011

Fire.....well almost


I hear my husband screaming......

Holy shit the tree is smoking and I'm standing there like a fuckin' idiot not moving. I was paralyzed. I couldn't believe that this was happening.

Of course my 6 year old was standing right there to witness us yelling and swearing. So he chimes in with his cries of terror......or should I say cries of "I thought we were gonna decorate the tree tonight"

He could care less as long as we buy a new tree, and get to decorating, and then have a place for all the presents to go. That's fine I will make sure to take the $300 it's gonna cost me to replace the tree out of his "presents" fund......hahahaha

I mean all funny aside, this was scary as shit!!!!.....I'm glad it happened when we were putting up the tree. I never leave the tree on when we aren't at home, but what if we were all upstairs having dinner or something. This could have ended up a lot worse.

Now I have to go put up the lights outside......

Wish me luck!!!

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  1. So right, you were lucky. It could have been so much worse. Good luck with the lights!

  2. You know this is the third story I've heard in the last 2 days of a christmas tree catching on fire. Maybe they are all going feral on us humans?

    I could just imagine Dan screaming lol.

    Good to have you back in blogland beautiful.
    Can you PM me your cell number on Facebook cos I'ma gona call your arse in the weekend.


  3. So glad it ended up ok hon. I think we've decided not to put up outside lights this year. We'll likely get the tree up on Sunday (hopefully minus the fire). Good call on never running the lights when you're not home.

  4. Glad everything ended up okay - that's horrible!

  5. Wow- I am so glad you guys were right there and it wasn't worse.

  6. It's your very own Griswold moment! You didn't electrocute a cat too did you? LOL

  7. WOw! Glad you guys are all okaY! That is scary!!


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