christmas

Advent Beginnings

Advent has officially begun–the Church started observing it this past Sunday and many people are starting the countdown today, December 1st. Either way, we’re focusing on making our countdown to Christmas more meaningful this year, so yesterday I began by sprinkling just a few Christmas items around the house. The Little People Nativity set is […]

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Anticipating Christmas

  Thanksgiving is just a day away (are you ready?) and the Christmas season officially begins with Black Friday, right? Wrong. You know that song, The Twelve Days of Christmas? Well, the first day starts with Christmas Day. So the season that retailers call Christmas is more traditionally known as Advent, the anticipation of the […]

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Christmas 2010

Although Christmas is almost a blur by now, I’m just now getting around to sharing some photos from our holiday visit up to Tulsa. There’s something about getting back into the swing of things (and the cold weather) that’s making me move a little more slowly right now. So I’m gonna keep it short and […]

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Peaking Under the Christmas Tree

Only a week left of Advent, and although I’m done with all of the shopping, there’s still a lot of gift-making to finish up (along with an out-of-town trip to pack for!). So in lieu of the regular Friday favorites, I decided to give you a little peak at one of the gifts the kids […]

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