Advent Calendar 2016

Hey, friends!  Tomorrow is December 1st, can you believe it??? Here are a couple of pics of our advent calendar for this year.  This has become a tradition for us, and although I **thought** maybe my kids were too old for this, they insisted on it!!  We love to celebrate the coming of Christmas in …

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December 2014!

Christmas is two days away! Today we are finishing up our preparations... wrapping the last of the gifts, making the last of the cookies (peanut butter balls), and all that good stuff. Here's what we've been up to this month: We've had a rough December in terms of busy-ness and sicknesses, so we're also doing …

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what’s up – Easter 2013 version

Hubby has been traveling for work for two weeks. Computer wouldn't turn on for about 7 of those days.  Ugh. Also, kids' school spaghetti dinner piano lesson potluck 3 church meetings 2 playdates 2 car appointments 3 doctor / dentist appointments 1 child needing to get blood drawn dog grooming another child with an essay …

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Holiday Prep

The problem with having a blog is that there is this pressure to have something profound to say. Unfortunately I've got nothin'. So I'll leave you with some glimpses of what I've been up to lately.  Prepping for Christmas by making some handmade gifts.  I'm including links, of course, to the sites where I got …

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Advent Calendar Ideas

This week I will be working on this year's advent calendar for the kiddos.  Can't believe it's almost December already! Hope you all had lovely Thanksgiving celebrations! Here are a couple of handmade advent calendars we've done in past years: ::Christmas Tree Advent:: ::Clothespin Advent:: We will be using the Clothespin Advent Calendar again this …

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