Ta Da…

Introducing... the Silver Blitzen Trophy. Unfortunately, I did not win the 25 Days of Christmas Trivia Contest. But my husband did. So the Silver Blitzen trophy gets to be displayed in my house!  Yay! And no matter what he says, his winning it was, in fact, due to some combined effort between the two of …

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A New Tradition Can Start Anytime…

My brother-in-law began a new Christmas tradition for our family this year. And it's turning out to be a lot of fun. He is running a "25 Days of Christmas Trivia Game". Every day he sends out a new trivia question via text on our cell phones.  Check out the current scores that are updated …

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A Christmas Message

Among all the other Christmas preparations that have been going on in our house, I was asked to speak at my MOPS group's Christmas meeting this past Tuesday.  It was such a blessing and a privilege.  It's funny, because when I was younger, my least favorite thing to do was to stand up in front …

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Christmas Decorating and Gifts…

Hi!  Been too busy to even hear myself think, so I apologize for the lack of posts recently!  Here are some pics to show you what we've been working on... We, of course, have been preparing for Christmas - the tree and decorations are up, but we still have a lot of baking to do!  …

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2011 Advent Calendar

Been working on this project the past couple of weeks... and finished just in time for December 1st! Saw the idea on pinterest (sorry, don't know what the original site was!) and made it my own.   Used some scrap wood from the garage, some paint I already had on hand, some rub-ons that I thrifted …

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Teacher Christmas Gifts 2010

Tim Horton's gift certificate Crocheted coffee cozy (Lionbrand "half caf cozy", instructions here) Tin of white chocolate fudge-covered oreos, decorated like ornaments. And Lindt truffles.  I am so thankful for my children's teachers!  They are top-notch and have such a positive impact on my kids.  Hopefully they'll enjoy their gifts! And I ask, who can …

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