For us,Christmas started a couple of days before Christmas day. when we went to visit family. I took this adorable couple on a photoshoot, the day before Christmas. On Christmas Eve, we attended the candlelight service at our church…Anyone thinking about attending one next year, please spare the hairspray! We were all packed in tight… Continue reading A Few Days Before Christmas.
(See part one of our trip here) Day three started with Belgian waffles. Of course, the kiddos were ready to get out into the snow (again) so once we ate, and go dressed, we headed outside. There was so much snow that needed to be shoveled out of the driveway, so Grey decided to shovel… Continue reading Our Christmas Adventure (Part 2: The Snow Fort, Mexican Train, & Goodbye)
We’ve been looking forward to this trip for a few months. No one really knew if there was going to be snow when we got there…we just hoped! As we made our way up a narrow mountain road, patches of white appeared until we were smack dab in the middle of a winter wonderland. Our… Continue reading Our Christmas Adventure (Part I: Getting There, Snowshoeing, and The Perfect Snowman)
Does anyone eat pumpkin into December like us? As far as I’m concerned, baking with pumpkin should occur October thru December…and it does in our house. ;) These are a quick and easy holiday baking project that gets made in our kitchen about once a week this time of year. Pumpkin Muffins Ingredients: unsalted butter… Continue reading Pumpkin Muffins
I’m just going to say that I’m somewhat partial to the garden during wintertime. Spring and summer gardens get all the glory, but I find that rain soaked root vegetable and fresh cabbages are so satisfying in the middle of winter. We are technically still in fall, but our winter garden is in full swing.… Continue reading Our December Garden
What we speak into our children’s lives has a direct impact on them (Prov. 18:21). I’ve been saying this simple blessing over each of our children every night before bed. I heard about this specific little prayer from youtube channel kindercrafty. I was in complete agreement with everything about it, and wanted my children to benefit… Continue reading A Simple Blessing.
Happy Monday!!! I hope everyone had a fantastic holiday weekend. We had an absolutely yummy Thanksgiving dinner, and like in years past, we spent black Friday cutting our Christmas tree! There was just the right amount of snow, and the kids had a blast until…Mr. Man didn’t. He was having so much fun until, the… Continue reading Christmas Tree Hunting.