It's the last day of December and the last day of 2019! PJ's prompt for our photo challenge is, appropriately, Jingle All the Way. December was a strange month weather-wise. Most of the month was mild with temps in the 50s and 60s. In fact, Christmas was almost 70F here in middle Missouri. However, a … Continue reading December Photo Challenge: Jingle All the Way
Every year I try and take some pics of the grand girls in Santa hats during the Christmas season. You would think this project would get easier as they get older (more cooperative?).....but that is not necessarily the case. This year I made a tactical error and tried to do this after an afternoon of … Continue reading Awwww Monday: Santa’s elves
I missed PJ's photo challenge last month so I wasn't about to miss this one. After all, the theme is Feliz Navidad! And, there's no shortage of photos for this time of year. Shortage of time. Yes. Shortage of photos. No. December is always a mixed bag of activities. This year, along with gift shopping, we … Continue reading Photo Challenge: Feliz Navidad!
Whew, Christmasfying the house is sure a lot of work. I bet I followed Mom up and down the stairs to the storage area at least 50 times. I'm exhausted. Let's have popcorn and call it a day. Blog hopping with Comedy Plus for Awww Monday.
With December's photo challenge from PJ, we say adios to 2017. This month's challenge is, of course, Holly Jolly in celebration of the holidays....which come the same time every year....yet I'm never fully prepared. But, here are my five for December. Holly Jolly 1 We kicked off the season with a holiday concert at Peanut's … Continue reading December Photo Challenge: Holly Jolly
We Christians do Christmas extremely well. We're all about the decorating, shopping, family gatherings, singing carols. In fact, we've romanticized Christmas to the point where the reality of it may be a little unrecognizable. Let me take you back....waaaay back. Back to about 3-4 BC (around the actual date of Christ's birth) and let's look … Continue reading The reality of Christmas
Annie at McGuffy’s Reader hosts a blog hop every Monday called Sparks. I’m finding that reading everyone’s “Sparks” is one of the highlights of my week. Her philosophy its simple: The negative energy in the world has become thick and oppressive. Social media has become a part of this dark, negative storm. There is an obvious universal need … Continue reading Advent Spark