“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… [continue reading]
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… [continue reading]
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… [continue reading]
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 24 piece puzzles. She… [continue reading]
We traveled to South Texas just a couple of days before Christmas to spend the holiday with my parents and sister Sara and family. They graciously opened their homes to our loud, demanding, but oh so angelic looking bunch (strictly speaking of the kids only of course). Sara invited the kids over to decorate ginger… [continue reading]
This is our annual tradition, usually right around December 1st. Our day began with none other than Krispy Kreme snowman donuts. Then the kids watched Christmas cartoons while I took all of my Christmas things out of hiding and worked on our party food. The variety was decidedly less than usual, but it was all… [continue reading]
Joy’s Christmas Concert We arrived at the girls’ school Christmas concert last year the required half hour early and found a good seat near the front. As I chatted with the mom in front of me, I mentioned that I hoped Joy (five years old at the time) would do okay because it is really… [continue reading]