“Um, what Baby?” This is the question Little Man asks every time we talk about how Christmas is a birthday party for Baby Jesus. Little Man is really into Christmas this year. Bouncing-off-the-walls-excited about lights, trees, ornaments, and more lights. He’s not focused too much on gifts yet, but I am sure that will come. … More What Baby?
We have had a wonderful and blessed Christmas season, and I hope you did too! Big Man had five days off and we enjoyed a lot of time celebrating Christmas here at home and with our extended family. I wanted to make sure I recounted a few of the best memories so I wouldn’t forget … More Christmas Reflections
Merry Christmas, everyone! I hope your holiday is filled with love, fun, laughter, family, and good food. May God richly bless you and yours this Christmas and in the New Year. For to us a child is born, to us a son is given; and the government shall be upon his shoulder, and his name … More Merry Christmas!
We’re fully into the Christmas season now and I just wanted to share some of the things I am enjoying. 1. Decorating our home for Christmas: greenery, lights, candles, stockings, and prettily-wrapped gifts under the tree (when I get around to wrapping them!) 2. Homemade Bailey’s marshmallows, which are perfect on their own and fabulous … More Merry Christmas Things!
Confession: I have tried to write this post 10 times with as many different intros and I have deleted each one in frustration. Maybe I have writer’s block. Maybe I’m just being lazy. Maybe I overdosed on pie and online Christmas shopping this weekend. Maybe I am just too enamored with this Salted Caramel Sauce … More Homemade Gifts: Salted Caramel Sauce
I promised y’all the rest of my tips for lowering holiday stress, so here they are! (If you missed part 1, here is the link) Be Minimalist: I am talking about being minimalist in gift giving. I love giving (and receiving) gifts, but the whole process can be stressful and wasteful in a lot of ways. … More Christmas Planning – Part II
. . .Like Christmas! I know, now you have the song stuck in your head, huh? Sorry about that. But seriously, it’s true: Halloween candy is long gone and all the stores have their Christmas displays up and running. And we can debate and lament over whether or not it is “too early” to decorate … More It’s Beginning to Look a Lot. . .