Here in the Peas and Crayons household [or is it Peas and Crazy? I can't tell at this point!] we have a little Christmas tradition. Each year we buy two new ornaments for the tree. In light of our nicknames for each other [P calls me Bird and I call him Bear] Paul buys me a bird ornament while I try to hunt down the least creepy bear I can find. That bear dressed as jolly St. Nick? Freaks me out. It reminds me of the transgender wolf in Little Red Riding Hood. I can practically hear him growling "...the better to eat you with my dear!" Pass.
So without further adieu, here is our shrubbery of animals: