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Friends At Christmas

Monday, December 10th, 2018

Sometimes, those spontaneous get-togethers are just the best. I got a text on Friday evening from Danny’s mom, asking if Tad and I could meet them at the Christmas lights at our church.  We weren’t doing anything important, so why not? Tad and Danny are standing under the snow machine, which goes off every 20 […]



Flashback Friday

Friday, December 7th, 2018

I am in full cookie baking mode right now, and I came across these pictures which are… 12 years old!  WHAT?!?!?? Look at tiny little Ane!  She was almost 3 years old! And to prove that I had much more patience when I had only two children, here is little Tad, who got his own […]



O Christmas Tree 2018

Thursday, December 6th, 2018

Here is our tree, in all its decorated glory. Each kid got their new ornament to hang on the tree (though Thumper could not even pretend to care about hanging ornaments in the least) as their first gift of the Christmas season. Ane got the next ornament in the Hallmark cupcake series: Tad got the […]



Lights And Lights!

Wednesday, December 5th, 2018

The Christmas lights are up at our church!  The youth group was serving there on Sunday evening, which meant Ane was working… but this year, Tad was there, too. I told Ane that it would be wise to give Tad a very specific job – so they made him a greeter and gave him a […]