Christmas Archive

Christmas Day {2011}

Christmas Day was quite enjoyable. Rob and I woke around 9 am and couldn’t believe the kids had let us sleep so long. We jumped out of bed and got breakfast in the oven and unloaded our stockings. We enjoyed our breakfast of sausage balls and apple fritters. Daisy was very excited about what Santa …

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Christmas Eve {2011}

Christmas Eve day was fairly busy. Not as busy at the 2 days before, but still a little busier than I would have preferred. But like this entire Christmas season, for some reason, for us everything has been so different. I won’t go into all the reasons why, but it’s just been bizarr-o. Oh I …

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Our Tree {2011}

I promised you some pics of the tree decorated. So here ya go. She’s a little on the short side and nice and wide. Yah, she fits riiiiight in. 😉 She’s perfect for our front room that luckily is quite roomy. This is my new ornament that I got at our Sunday School class party. …

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Oh Christmas Tree

This weekend has been a whirl-wind of activity! Nothing like the holidays. 🙂 Here’s pics of us getting our Christmas tree. This year we found a new Christmas tree farm, that actually had a decent selection of trees that we like, Virginia Pines. For those of you who celebrate Christmas, what kind of trees do …

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Deck the Halls!

This weekend has been fashioned from traditions that we’ve started, enjoying each others company, searching for a tree, cutting it down at Lakeside Tree Farm. Then, heading to Columbus to eat at Chef Lee’s. Coming home to watch the SEC & ACC Championship games. The next day we finished decorating the tree and putting up …

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Christmas Trees

I wrote three posts last year about my Christmas decorations. Part 1 Part 2 Part 3 Christmas trees 2000 2004 2005 2006 2009 Here’s a pic of Drew in our other house with the bare tree, waiting to decorate it.

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Current Christmas Traditions

I wrote a few years ago about my traditions I had growing up, but not sure I’ve talked about the traditions we’ve started with our family. 1.) Choosing & cutting down a real Christmas tree ourselves Growing up, I never had a real tree. So now that I’ve been in Auburn for 14 Christmases every …

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Christmas Gingerbread House

The few days that Drew had off before Christmas we enjoyed some of our traditions that we try to make time for every year. One of which is making a Gingerbread House. Last year, we didn’t get to it. This year I stepped back and tried to let the kids do as much as possible. …

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More Christmas

Rob got: Movies Books a new polo shirt and khaki pants some children books that were his when he was growing up a few other things, but they don’t come to mind right now.

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Christmas 2008

So Christmas was good. Lots of family, fun, and food! And just so I can look back and remember, here’s what I got: A fondue set with some chocolate chips so I can use it soon! Nice warm house shoes from Old Navy New robe and PJ’s Some wall hangings, I’ll take pictures soon! A …

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Christmas Decor – Part 4

This will be my final Christmas Decor entry. If you missed the 1st 3 entries, click below: Part 1 Part 2 Part 3 Russian nesting Santas, a gift from my Granny. I just noticed I didn’t take the smallest one out, because there should be 5! Lennox monogramed train. I just noticed the 2nd half …

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Christmas Decor – Part 3

This edition of my Christmas Decor showcases my Auburn decorations. This is an Auburn candy cane, which I keep hanging on the microwave stand year round! I guess I should put it on the Christmas tree, but I just never moved him from his normal spot! This was given to us by a coworker of …

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Christmas Decor – Part 2

I just can’t seem to get into a groove of writing like I’d hoped. We’ve been busy buying for Christmas, planning the menu, etc! Oh the joys of CHRISTMAS! Anyway, I’m going to continue from my Part 1 post about decorations. A few years ago Rob’s parents added to my Clown collection with this adorable …

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Christmas Decor – Part 1

So the other day, I talked about pulling out all the Christmas stuff and this year I really had time to reflect as I carefully unwrapped each item. I figured I’d start by talking about the things from my Paternal Grandparents. I’m sure I’ve talked about it before, but for anyone who’s new here, I’ll …

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Thinking of Christmas

I’m still in awe that it’s the Christmas season. A couple days ago Rob pulled down all the Christmas stuff. It’s amazing how our stuff seems to multiply every year. So today I did some cleaning and put out all the Christmas stuff out. It’s always a walk down memory lane as I unwrap all …

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Merry Christmas!!

I wanted to wish each and everyone of you a super Christmas! (Or “piss-miss” if Monkey Boy were saying it!)

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So I gotta know…

What did YOU get for Christmas? Please share…the good, the bad, and even the UGLY! 🙂

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We Survived Christmas 2005!

Hope everyone had a wonderful Christmas! Today we’re just laying around, relaxing. I’m working on posting pictures. I’ll have some up on my photoblog here soon. I’m going to put them up on my family site first.

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Christmas Meme

1. Egg Nog or Hot Chocolate? I’ve actually never tried Egg Nog that I can remember. haha 2. Does Santa wrap presents or just sit them under the tree? Most wrapped. Usually 1 or 2 things not wrapped. 3. Colored lights on tree/house or white? I like a combination of both. 4. Do you hang …

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Christmas Traditions

Lisanne (blog now removed) recently wrote a beautiful post about Christmas traditions. It’s great having wonderful family traditions to look back on. Christmas was always my Grandfather’s favorite time of year. Each year as we decorate the house with all of our decorations, tears roll down my face as I think about Granddad and how …

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