Category Archives: Christmas

Christmas Challenge for 2019

My husband was telling me about a news bit he had seen where a mom was relating that their family would have no Christmas this year.  The twist is that she had quite a bit of attitude about that, as … Continue reading

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Preparations

December begins tomorrow and the holiday began over a week ago.  I did partake of some minor Black Friday shopping.  I’m not the die-hard, plan of action in hand kind of person when it comes to Black Friday.  There have … Continue reading

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An Unbreakable Christmas

The other day, DH and I were talking about Christmas and the fact we can’t decorate the tree all the way down this year, with young kittens.  We decided to leave the bottom row or two of branches off of … Continue reading

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My Holiday After the Holiday

December 26th is to me what Black Friday is to so many others.  This is the day I buy replacement light sets for the tree, cards to send the family, wrapping paper and tags, candy for the Easter baskets, and … Continue reading

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Home for the Holidays

Yesterday my eldest had her last (and only!) final exam and I brought her home.  Thankfully she’s only and hour and a half away, else I’d overrule DH and DD1 and make her find a ride.  Mean old mom, I … Continue reading

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The Christmas Letter

Normally, I’d have the Christmas cards in the mail by now, but I’m running behind this year.  One thing I’m struggling with is the Christmas letter.  I started writing one when the kids were little.  All of the relatives want … Continue reading

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Back to Routine

I enjoy the holidays, but being a creature of routine, am infinitely happy when the house is quiet and orderly again.  DD1 was excited to get back to college, which is just another punctuation mark as to how she feels … Continue reading

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