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Flashback Friday

Friday, December 6th, 2019

I handed Rerun these two quilted soft tree-shaped ornaments when we started dividing up the ornaments.  “These are yours,” I told him. He stared at them skeptically.  “They are?” “Yes,” I said.  “They were your favorite ornaments your very first Christmas.” “They were?” “Yes, they were.  So they are yours.” “Oh.  Okay.”



Let The Baking Begin

Thursday, December 5th, 2019

Here we go.  I’m elbow deep in dough and cookie cutters, and I’ve got a list of multiple cookies to make. I’ve tried a new recipe for Eggnog Snickerdoodles, and while I don’t like eggnog (and haven’t sampled these at all), they’ve gotten good reviews from others! And I’ve got the marble slab out, so […]



Oh Santa! 2019

Wednesday, December 4th, 2019

It was time for our annual visit to Santa Claus!  Thumper, just like last year, walked right up to Santa without any fear.  He likes Santa’s soft red suit. The kids behaved very well, and while Thumper isn’t as smiley as he could be, he sat down with Santa after to watch “Mickey Mouse Clubhouse” […]



2019 Christmas Ornaments

Tuesday, December 3rd, 2019

This year, the Webmaster and I went shopping together to pick out the kids’ new ornaments.  It’s probably pretty obvious who got what. Ane has pretty much outgrown her “cupcake” phase – though she still loves them, she’s not quite as obsessed with them.  But the ornament series keeps on going! Tad, of course, will […]