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Advent: 2013 Dreams

I’ll admit after catching up on my Google reader last night, I started feeling bad about not having a New Year’s post up.  Monday I was too busy trying to keep my jello brain awake so I could last for the gathering with my friends.  Then, Tuesday I spent the day driving back from Texas. … Read More Advent: 2013 Dreams

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Advent: New Year’s Eve

Ok everyone, what are your big plans for New Years?  Do you have family traditions surrounding this day? Or, do you spend it out on the town with your friends.  What about the Black Eyed Pea tales – fact or fiction? ————————————————————————————————————— New Year’s eve is really one of those holiday’s I could just give… Read More Advent: New Year’s Eve

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Advent: Christmas Eve

What are your Christmas Eve traditions? Do you go to a candle lighting service at your church? Do you exchange ornaments or one special gift? Do you have your family celebration or do you wait?  What makes Christmas Eve special at your house? ———————————————————————————————————- We spend Christmas Eve with my mom’s family.  And it is… Read More Advent: Christmas Eve

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Advent: Gifts

Well, Christmas eve is tomorrow.  Is there a Christmas present you are really anticipating?  Did you ask for something special that you can wait to get?  Or, is there a present wrapped under the tree that you cant wait to watch someone open? ———————————————————————————————————— Once I get all my presents wrapped, I’m ready for them… Read More Advent: Gifts

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Advent: Nativity

Who is your favorite character at the manger? Who can you most identify with? Who do you wish you were more like? What’s your connection? ——————————————————————————————————- Infant holy, Infant lowly, Christ the babe is born today. I love to put out my nativity scene.  Even in years I don’t put up a tree, I always… Read More Advent: Nativity

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Advent: Nostalgia

How has Christmas changed from your nostalgic view as a kid to your view as an adult? Which one is better? What made that happen?  ————————————————————————————————————– Today is a chance to reflect and think on what Christmas really means to you and if you are celebrating it the way you want to.  I’m a firm… Read More Advent: Nostalgia

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Advent: Stocking Stuffers

I don’t know about you, but we could all use some ideas for stocking stuffers, so I’m begging…well, asking nicely for you to share your stocking stuffer ideas. —————————————————————————————————————————- I LOVE stockings.  We have cut a lot out of our gift exchanging, but we still always do stockings.  Actually, the 4 of us get a… Read More Advent: Stocking Stuffers