This was the first Angel Tree that Kit and I have done together. I didn’t realize how mushy our insides were until we went shopping for a child that needed a coat.
The first time I looked at the Angel Tree, I had to (literally) fight back tears in the store because they all needed coats and mittens.
A few days later we came back and chose Jacob. He wanted Hunger Games books and anything with his favorite sports team on it.
They also had his clothing sizes on the card.
Kit’s favorite color is orange so I wasn’t surprised a bit that he picked out a bright orange coat for our kid. “You even dress our imaginary child in orange!”
Yes, by the time we got to the first rack of coats he was ours. The orange one turned out to be the buffest and best one.
During most of the shopping trip we had cracking voices and moist eyes. Being the bleeding hearts we are, we spent $40 over our limit.
If we see any kid in our area wearing an orange coat we will likely burst into tears.
I hope you had a good Christmas, little Jacob!!
Part of our December Adventivities.