Tag Archives: Christmas

A peaceful Eve…

Normally at this time, we would be out… See, Christmas always starts the night before here. Traditionally, we would have dinner with my family. We would watch an old movie like “It’s a Wonderful Life” or “Meet me in St.Louis”, … Continue reading

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Mid-holidays hellos

Time seems to have slowed down to a crawling pace and we are reveling in it. Although my poor husband has to make an appearance at work for a few days, we still enjoyed several days with him and will … Continue reading

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Going to see a man about Christmas…

Yesterday, regardless of the chills, tired eyes and rosy cheeks well-known here when the first winter cold strikes, we bundled up and headed out into the cold sunny air… we had a date with a very special someone. We headed … Continue reading

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Christmas “Tree”

We finally did it… We had been talking about it for so long, but that attachment to the smell of the fresh-cut fir-tree had too strong of a pull on me. But I live in the city, so no wild … Continue reading

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Busy busy busy…

It’s been a crafting and “Christmasing” sort of week-end here! Our brand new Advent Calendar (beautifully crafted by my husband) went up on Sunday. We’ve started decorating and put up the outdoor lights. The house is so much more festive … Continue reading

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