That seriously really set the mood!
It was a little getaway that I won at my work Christmas party last year. It's a lovely, historical hotel, and one that we probably wouldn't have gotten to otherwise. We had a large corner room, with a bed that was so wonderfully comfortable that we both got a great night's sleep.
It was a super cold night, about 24 degrees before the windchill. We bundled up like crazy (including long underwear) but it was so unbearable that were only able to stay for about 40 minutes before we ran back to the warmth of the hotel!
We really enjoyed ourselves, and Dennis had a memorable birthday!
The famous glass ceiling in the hotel's lobby.
The pretty church we could see from the window of our room.
On the way home, we stopped at a favorite antique store! Dennis was very, very patient with me while I enjoyed all the vintage Christmas things I could find there! Three hours went by very, very quickly. Luckily -- they have a sitting area with a TV where Dennis and the other guys were hanging out, watching the game while wives shopped.
I gasped when I saw this set of Three Wise Men, because I'd just left the exact same set behind at a thrift store a few days before! This set was selling for $20; at the thrift store it was going for about $6.
This was the weirdest thing I saw there: a couple of "Christmas trees" made from old metal ironing boards.
I didn't really "get" them.
And, this was the creepiest thing I saw there:
A framed picture, where the faces of three people were printed inside the shape of a bow. Or, maybe they were painted? I'm not really sure. Do you think it's as creepy as I do?