Christmas Archive

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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Snowballs {Made with Browned Butter}

Today on our 12 Days of Christmas Treats post we’re sharing a great standby. This traditional Snowball cookies are a Christmas favorite in my many households. I know they’re one of my husband’s favorite cookies. I used the traditional recipe, but improved it by using browned butter, which adds a bit of richness to the …

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Cranberry White Chocolate Chip Oatmeal Cookies

Welcome to the 12 Days of Christmas Treats! For the next 12 days, we’ll be sharing some awesome recipes that you can use for those upcoming Christmas parties and get togethers. For Day 1, we’ve got a new and different cookie called Cranberry White Chocolate Chip Oatmeal Cookies. Servings: about 30 cookies Prep Time: 10 …

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Christmas Eve & Day in Pics 2013

I am trying to get caught up with all my posts from last month and now this month. So for now here’s pics from Christmas Eve and Day. You can scroll over the picture for a little explanation.

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Christmas Day 2012

Christmas Day was busy. We started off with homemade sausage balls and apple strudals. Then Rob and I looked in our stockings and the boys showed us what they had in their stockings, since that’s the one thing they can look at before Rob and I get up. Then the obligatory pics in front of …

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Christmas Eve 2012

Christmas Eve and the day before, I was busy baking and cooking. In the late afternoon of Christmas Eve, Alex performed in our church’s children pageant. He was a shepherd (without a headdress for some reason). Our preachers welcoming us. Afterwards, we went home to eat the Christmas Eve meal that I had prepared was …

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Troop 50 Christmas Party

Last night we attended Drew’s Troop Christmas Party. After dinner, the boys tried to stump the Scoutmaster by tying knots and then, he had to attempt to tie it. Needless, to say the Scoutmaster knows his knots. 🙂 Then the Scoutmaster reversed the playing field by stumping the Scouts with a couple games that showed …

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Christmas Tree Shopping 2012

Yesterday we headed out to Wetumpka to the tree farm we found last year. Somebody’s ready to cut one down! Alex says, “This one is just my size!” We quickly found this one. And decided to cut it down. The boys cut it down all by themselves this year. First time ever! Rob was happy …

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A Little Sign of Christmas

We recently purchased this beautiful wreath from our friends’ daughter who was selling these for the Girl Scouts. There’s nothing like the fresh smell of pine to get you in the mood for Christmas.

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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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Handmade Gifts

I made these handmade gifts for my coworkers. They are super easy and super inexpensive. I think for a set of 4, it cost about $1.40. I had lots of fun choosing the paper for each person that reflected their personalities. They were quite a hit. *Remember to allow 30 days before using the coasters …

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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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Christmas Survey 2011

I did this survey back in 2005, but decided to do it again when I saw someone else post it. Click here to see how my answers have changed over the years. 1. Eggnog or hot chocolate? I’ve never tried eggnog. Maybe I’ll do that this year. There’s just something about it that sounds and/or …

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Santa Pics 2010

With Christmas approaching I thought I would post this pics I scanned on one of my scanning sprees. I wished I had more pictures of me with Santa and you never know, the more I go through old pics from Grandmother’s house, I may come up with more. How priceless is this one? Me, I …

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Welcoming Christmas

This morning we went up to Atlanta for the Children’s Christmas Parade. We really enjoyed the parade and it really got us in the Christmas spirit. Afterwards, we walked over to Peachtree Center and ate at El Ninfa’s for lunch. After that we headed back home so we could watch the SEC Championship game on …

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