good things on a monday

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01. successfully moving in a snowstorm
02. a handy dad installing our house number + mailbox
03. crafting free christmas decor from old cards and catalogs
04. having our first fire (albeit a duraflame log) in the fireplace
05. wrapping the first two christmas gifts (hello kraft paper!)
06. filling our fruit bowl with clementines
07. cooking up an improvised chicken cacciatore as the first dinner in the new abode
08. enjoying the new sounds of radiators + creaky wood floors
09. an early christmas gift from my parents
10. a saturday night viewing of the holiday (although a little to chick-flickish for matt), since we are without cable as of yet
11. listening to christmas music for about 48 hours straight