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Christmas trees and car wrecks.
I look forward to decorating our home for Christmas all year long. It isn’t that we have lavish decorations. Those things require money and storage space, with the latter being perhaps the greatest of all constraints. We stick to one … Continue reading
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I know you are so tired of hearing about our Christmas card by now, and even more tired of me moaning and groaning about this year. But, at the eleventh hour, and after a slight altercation at the post office … Continue reading
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2014 Christmas Card Out-takes
It’s that time of year again… CHRISTMAS CARD SEASON! My fridge is getting all gussied up with beaming faces. Our cards will hopefully arrive here in time to be shipped out before we leave for Christmas with our families. The … Continue reading
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A Christmas Walk
Last night James and I did one of our favorite low-key Christmas traditions, walking across Capitol Hill to see some of our favorite holiday decorations. We started at Starbucks, loading up on those amazing sugary holiday drinks before wandering over … Continue reading
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The Best Christmas Party
Usually, we throw some sort of Christmas party, some sort of Yuletide gathering where we eat too much delicious seasonal food and enjoy time with friends during this busy season. Last year we hit on the genius idea to skip … Continue reading
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The most wonderful time of the year
It seems like every year I get more and more excited about the Christmas season. That stretch between Thanksgiving and Christmas is just packed with so many wonderful things. The expectation of Advent, visits to family, all the best songs, … Continue reading
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Merry Christmas y’all! After all your advice and input about our Christmas cards, we sent out these a little while back. We did one of those update letters (or the “humble brag” according to James) on the back, superimposed over … Continue reading
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“The best way to spread Christmas cheer is singing loud for all to hear.”
It is my favorite night of the whole year. We go all out for Christmas Eve. The theme, the games, the crafts, the fondu dinner (at which Chick-Fil-A chicken nuggets make an appearance), the devotion, and of course, the carols. I … Continue reading
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It sounds like Christmas.
This weekend sounded a lot like Christmas. James and I do Christmas shopping very differently. I start months in advance, searching and planning and shopping, so that by the time Christmas comes around, I only have a little left to … Continue reading
Posted in Uncategorized Tagged brunch, Christmas, Holidays, weekend fun 26 Comments
This week we saw the Capitol Tree.
This week we walked to go see the Capitol Christmas Tree, the “People’s Tree.” It is decorated by the people, specifically the school children of Washington this year, covered in Gatorade bottles and tin pie plates turned ornament. Democracy at … Continue reading
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