I saw a website calling the week between Christmas and New Year's 'slug' week and it's quite fitting.
My nieces are here. We had so much fun with them last night playing games and chatting. They're 16 and 17, and ridiculously funny and whipsmart. They are so fun to have around. I wish they lived closer.
A funny though, we have an alarm system and we normally leave it off when houseguests are here. I turned it on last night out of habit. My niece's BF got up to get a drink from our garage fridge at 2am and set off our alarm. DH and I woke up to it going off and her poor BF was so embarrassed. He was raised in south GA his whole life and is the most southern kid I've probably ever spent time with. I apologized to him this morning and he just blushed.
Also, I heard DefConn just yelling at his Alexa clock to turn off while the alarm was going off. He woke up this morning and I asked if he remembered it going off and he was all, "What are you talking about?" So that makes his yelling at Alexa even funnier.
I'm so ready for another long weekend. Shit keeps going back on forth on NYE and I'm to the point where I just want to tell DH we're staying home, ordering Chinese food, and watching movies. Eff it.