As for the decorating. I got half a room done.
Sorry about the clutter on the couch. My DS will not let the box for the train go. He likes to look at the pictures and play with the train at the same time. He is a train fanatic. Here are a few close ups of some of the treasures I have been given over the years.
This is an ornament my mother-in-law brought back from the Waterford Crystal company tour she took a few years ago.