traditions Archive

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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Oh Christmas Tree

This weekend has been a whirl-wind of activity! Nothing like the holidays. šŸ™‚ 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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Lovin’ Life at Lake Martin 2011

Lake Martin is man-made; formed by the construction of Martin Dam on the Tallapoosa River. It spans across Alabama counties: Tallapoosa, Elmore and Coosa. A 44,000-acre lake with over 750 miles of beautifully wooded shoreline. Lake Martin is a great place to swim, boat, fish, water ski, and camp. It’s a great quick getaway for …

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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 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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