December Photo Challenge: Tis the Season

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Imagine my surprise when I realized December was almost over and I hadn’t written one word here since Dec. 7th! And now, it’s time again for PJ’s monthly photo challenge over at a ‘lil hoohaa. This month’s theme is, appropriately, Tis the Season.

Tis the Season for many things around here. Tis the Season for losing my mind with the holidayz…which can put a person in a daze. Tis the Season for birthdays…The Golfer and my Mama. Tis the Season for winter activities…bonfires and snowballs. And, Tis the Season for family.

So, here’s my five:

Tis the Season 1
Tis the Season for Christmas! This was the first year Twix was big enough to be the designated tree topper….much to Peanut’s dismay.
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Tis the Season 2
Tis the Season for Ho Ho Ho Hats. Last year, Twix was not very cooperative with the Santa hat….or any hat for that matter. This year, she couldn’t get enough of wearing it. Peanut is an old pro at this so capturing this shot was much easier this year.
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Tis the Season 3
Tis the Season to burn the brush pile in the backyard. This annual event usually takes place on the first snow so we don’t set the neighborhood on fire. Coincidentally, this year’s bonfire fell during the time when The Floridian golfer daughter was back in town for the holidays. Neighbors are invited so they don’t freak out when they see the flames. We try to make it a time to gather friends and family for “s’more” food and fun. 🙂
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Tis the Season 4
Tis the Season for a birthday for The Golfer from Florida. And since she was home, it was also time to try to capture both daughters and grand girls since they were all in one place.
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Tis the Season 5
And, finally, Tis the Season for family. A rare occurrence when we’re all together in one place at the same time.
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There’s my five for December. Don’t forget to visit PJ’s place on December 31st to see the other seasonal festivities.

 

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7 thoughts on “December Photo Challenge: Tis the Season

  1. Yes, I know what you mean, Lisa….December came and went soooooooooo fast!

    Each and everyone of these photographs are WONDERFUL! As Lisa Gordon shared, you have such a beautiful family!

    The first photo of Twix being the designated tree topper is absolutely precious! It made my heart smile 🙂

    Hope you had a fabulous Christmas, my friend. Wishing you and your family a very Happy New Year!

    Cheers!

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  2. Twix and Peanut in their santa hats is just the cutest picture I’ve seen in ages – well done. A good bonfire in winter shared with friends is always a winner and including marshmallows in perfect.

    Have a fabulous 2017.

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  3. No wonder you didn’t write anything between December 7th and putting up this post. You were too busy enjoying your beautiful family. Choosing one of those photos for next year’s Christmas card will be challenging. 😉 Happy New Year to all of you!

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