Posts Tagged ‘Holidays’

Christmas 2010

Wednesday, December 29th, 2010

Christmas 2010 was spent in Sebastian FL. We had a fun time visiting with family.

On Christmas Eve we decided at the last minute to attend a Christmas Nativity program at one of the local churches. For a small church they had many talented singers. Later that night we let the kids open 1 present, which is our family tradition. (more…)

Christmas Cookies

Monday, December 13th, 2010

I love baking. I especially love baking Christmas cookies. We always bake the same kind, sugar cookies with confectioner sugar frosting. (more…)

A Christmas Memory

Saturday, December 11th, 2010

One of my fondest Christmas memories is from my childhood. Christmas in our house was simple and focused on  family and Jesus. It was the simple things like home made tree decorations and sugar cookies that made the holiday special. (more…)

Our Kitchen Christmas Tree

Wednesday, December 8th, 2010

Several years ago I decided that we needed a small Christmas tree in our kitchen in order to help make the house a little more festive.  When I decided to do this I wanted it to be special and not just another tree.  This tree has turned out to be very special. Every ornament on our kitchen Christmas tree was made by my children or contains photos of the children. (more…)


Monday, December 6th, 2010

I know that I will probably get blasted for this post, but in my house we do not encourage the belief in Santa. David and I decided many years ago that we would not encourage our children to believe in Santa. Instead we tell our children that Santa is an example of how we should give to others while expecting nothing in return. (more…)

Our Nativity

Saturday, December 4th, 2010

Each  year the very first Christmas decoration that is pulled from the attic and carefully displayed is our Nativity. The Nativity was the first real Christmas decoration that David and I purchased after we were married. While the Nativity set holds no monetary value it holds a lot of sentimental value. (more…)