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Christmas

Christmas

We had a wonderful Christmas this year. Christmas Eve we enjoyed a nice fire and sporting our new jammies.  The kids helped act out the nativity and then went to be relatively early so Christmas would come that much sooner. We didn’t stay up too late since most...
Gingerbread Train

Gingerbread Train

In an effort to help the kids have their own place to decorate their gingerbread I suggested we make a gingerbread train this year.  It took quite a lot of work but in the end the kids had a wonderful time.  We also were able to have Aunt Mimi and crew come over to...
Family Holiday Visits

Family Holiday Visits

We have enjoyed being able to visit Grandma and Grandpa’s house over the holiday break.  Walter especially loves visiting Grandma’s house and begins cheering when he realizes that we are getting near.  The older kids love Grandma and Grandpa’s...
Treat Extravaganza

Treat Extravaganza

We had our usual cookie decorating party while watching the Christmas Devotional.  Upon finding only enough eggs to make half the amount of sugar cookies Shane decided to have the kids help make popcorn balls and toffee as well.  Brooke loved dumping the sprinkles...
Oh Christmas Tree

Oh Christmas Tree

It was mild weather this Friday when we went out to pick our Christmas tree.  This was the first time in three years that Brooke stayed awake on the drive there and she was so excited to be helping pick the tree.  We quickly picked out a tree as usual and headed home...