We had such a great time over Christmas at my parents even though my boys were sick. We spent lots of time just hanging out and visiting.
It was fun to see the kids now forming circles of games too. Holidays were always full of game play and it is a tradition I want to . . . → Read More: Puzzling
I feel really blessed that I have been able to send our kids to a one day a week school for homeschooled children. They get to do some of the fun school things with other children. They do things like PE, art, and music that are fun to do with a crowd. I especially . . . → Read More: Christmas Program
Several years ago I read the book Ten Peas in a Pod. I was so amazed at how that family memorized Scripture and convicted that we should be memorizing more with the children. So I began teaching the kids Luke 2:1-22. We memorized it in less than a month and even Grace who was . . . → Read More: Funny Christmas Video
Growing up in a missionary family gave me a different perspective on life that my children don’t have. I saw first hand the poverty that others endured. It wasn’t only something talked of or seen on TV, I knew people who had little to nothing. I think these experiences help me to be thankful . . . → Read More: Operation Christmas Child
I made sticky buns for the kids to eat Christmas morning. I prepared them the night before, let them rise in the refrigerator overnight, and stuck them in the oven in the morning. I wasn’t sure if they would work made ahead that way, but they were perfectly delicious. I’m going to do this more . . . → Read More: Our Christmas Day Celebration 2011
“Happy Birthday Jesus! Thank you so much for your incredible gift!”
I’m linked with Wordless Wednesday.
Finally! Last night we had our annual Christmas Tree Decorating Party. So what that there are only a few days left until Christmas, I’m just happy to have gotten to it at all!
Traditionally, I have made a buffet of lots of finger foods for our party. This year was much more simple. My idea . . . → Read More: It’s beginning to look a little like Christmas
A couple of years ago we spent Christmas at my parent’s house. We went to sleep on Christmas Eve excited to celebrate the next day. In the middle of the night my dad’s Yorkie woke Jason and me up about one o’clock in the morning with her barking. We dozed back to sleep but the . . . → Read More: Christmas Puppies
Last week I had the wonderful opportunity of going to a dinner sponsored by Tiny Prints at which I was able to browse their Christmas card collection, learn from a local professional photographer some great tips about taking family photos, and meet other bloggers from the area.
Tiny Prints has so many beautiful Christmas Cards . . . → Read More: Tiny Prints and Christmas Photo Tips
We spent the morning chasing the kids up and down the stairs in their grandparent’s house in South Texas occasionally distracting them with puzzles.
This one was a bit tricky with the rounded edges. I did most of it but the girls helped now and then.
She’s getting good at the . . . → Read More: A Puzzling Christmas Day 2010