Christmas Archive

November Monthly Musings-Christmas

I’m late getting this post up, but I always enjoy Monthly Musings of others. Link up 1. Favorite Holiday Tradition I love all the Christmas activities, from going to cut down a Christmas tree and decorating the house to watching Christmas movies. Baking and making other goodies withe family. Christmas tree shopping: 2016 / 2015 …

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5 Great Christmas Gifts for the Adventurer

Everyone has an adventurer in their life. That one person who’s never content to stay in one place and is always jetting off around the world to partake in exciting activities you would never dream of. These people always tend to shun fancy material possessions like flashy watches and trendy sneakers, instead savoring friendships, experiences, …

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Chocolate Chip Toffee Cookies

Lately I’ve been in a cookie making mood. I love these cookies that have chocolate chips, rice crispy cereal, and toffee bits. Such a yummy combination and a fun way to mix up your everyday chocolate chip cookie. The toffee bits add a flavor punch and crunch, along with the rice crispy cereal that adds …

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December 2019 Happenings

We started off the month with a win in the Auburn vs. Alabama Game. Here’s Drew and Caitlyn at the game before they rushed the field with everyone else. Here’s Daisy when she was still out of it because they had to sedate her so they could do x-rays. She started limping on the backside …

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Christmas Gift Ideas For Food Lovers

Christmas will soon be here, and if you’re still deliberating over what to get your friends and family, especially if they’re food lovers, then we have some ideas for you here. But hey, if you’re reading this after the Christmas season is over, or if it’s simply too late for you to purchase something, you …

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Christmas Season Wrap Up 2018

Here’s a quick run down of what we did in December. December started off with getting a Christmas tree the first weekend of the month. Drew performed his last concert with AU Cappella as the president. Drew and Rob flew to Baltimore, did some site-seeing, then went to pick up his friend, Joseph, from the …

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TBB Asks Christmas Edition

Today I’m joining along with The Blended Blog (TBB) for some Christmas fun. I always enjoy writing posts like this so I can look back and see how my answers have changed through the years. 1. Candy Canes? Yes, while I’m not a huge candy cane fanatic, I enjoy one here and there. I like …

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Christmas Day 2017

Now that we’re getting back to normal life, I’ve finally had time to sit and go through these pics. It helps that I didn’t take that many pics. Christmas this year was one of the best we’ve had in a long time. There were lots of surprises. I got the Instax Printer. The boys got …

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December Little Things 2018

December is always a busy month full of Christmas parties, concerts, and traveling. Now that January is here, I wanted to a look back our busy month. Alex had his winter concert. Look at him! AU Cappella had their fall concert in December this year, so they featured some Christmas music. We made our annual …

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Chocolate Topped Peanut Butter Blondies

Blondie? No not that Blondie. More like this… You know I’ve heard of the food Blondie, but never really knew what it was. I always kind of thought it was a cookie of some sort. But, for many years I’ve wondered what the yummy peanut butter bars that I used to get at good old …

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Christmas Day 2016 in Pics

Christmas was a little odd this year, since we got back from our cruise on Christmas Eve. Santa must have been hungry! Pics of our tree before opening presents We enjoyed the Christmas Day service at church Drew actually smiled for a photo with gift from Santa! Excited about my gifts! Family pic at church …

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Christmas Tree Shopping 2016

Rob got up early Saturday morning and went to help a scout with his Eagle Scout project. The boys and I got up and cleared the spot in front of our living room for the tree and pulled all the Christmas decorations down from the attic. Last year the tree had to get was a …

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Pecan Pie Bars

This is one of the first recipes I made after starting my sharing recipes on my blog. I haven’t made it in years, but finally decided to make it this year for Thanksgiving. Servings: 36 Prep Time: 15 Minutes Cook Time: 35 Minutes Ready In: 50 Minutes Ingredients: 2 cups all-purpose flour 1/4 cup packed …

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Christmas Day 2015 Rundown

Despite our Christmas Eve day, Christmas was a nice, relaxing day for the most part. We woke up and enjoyed our typical sausage balls and apple dumplins. Dumped out our stockings Took our typical pictures before opening gifts Let Daisy open her gift. Here’s a little video of her tearing into her package A little …

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A Soggy Christmas Eve

Christmas Eve day started off uneventful. Rob and Drew were out eating breakfast with Mr. Baird. I got up and ran to the mall for one last gift. It was absolutely monsooning outside. When I got home, I started wrapping presents and cleaning up for company that was coming over the next day. While wrapping …

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Christmas Tree Tradition 2015

The last couple years for our Christmas tree shopping adventure we’ve been going to Gilbert Tree Farm. The place we used to go is just become super expensive and it would take us over an hour to get there. We love Virginia Pines, but those don’t seem to be selling like they used to, so …

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Christmas Time 2014

Family Friday {More Christmas edition} Did you see the Family Friday Christmas edition? Last week for Family Friday, I shared with you pics from Christmas Day. I couldn’t get by with that though, because there were other pictures from the Christmas season that I’d like to look back on and thought it would be fun …

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Christmas 2014

Family Friday {Christmas edition} Christmas came and went so fast. We enjoyed our normal breakfast of apple dumplins and sausage balls. Opened gifts and then, Rob started preparing our Christmas dinner of homemade meatballs, sauce, and pasta. We had a scaled down Christmas and I was happy that everyone was just as happy. Drew got …

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Auburn Christmas Parade

On this Christmas Eve, many of us are busy hustling around getting last minute shopping trips, wrapping gifts, and cooking. I’m guilty of all three, I’m afraid. I thought I throw together a few pics from the Auburn Christmas Parade from a few weeks ago. All three 4 of my family members were in the …

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Top 10 Christmas Movies

Starting right after Thanksgiving, I really enjoy watching Christmas Movies. Thought I would share them with you along with great quotes from each movie. 10. Jack Frost (1998) This heart-warming movie with Michael Keaton and Kelly Preston is one that you just can’t go wrong with. Favorite Quote Jack: My balls are freezin’! I never …

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