Saturday, November 30, 2013

Christmas Past with Seasonal Sunday

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Christmas  is   probably  my favorite time of year.... besides \ the excitement of Advent, for sure,  but, also,  because  of   family, especially,  now when   family is more and more  spread  apart...therefore,   it is my delight to  pull out all the stops at Christmas!
 I started blogging in 2008 and this was  my first digital Christmas
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looks  like we were all set for the  Christmas Eve  gathering.
Christmas   Morning  breakfast  was  a snowman affair in the sunroom  that  year!
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The next year the   Christmas  breakfast   was   held  in the dining room! SO great to have my mom and dad with us...   regretfully, they  wont  be  with us  this year...  They 
are  both  bedfast now!
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Praise the Lord,  our dearest Amanda   will be, though!
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How sweet  when  she and Joshua were  still living  nearby and  we got to  hear them perform  in the  Christmas  orchestra  on Christmas Eve!
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IN 2009 the  Snow theme  was  blue!
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Dont you like to mix it up?  I do.. and in 2010   the Snow theme   was   enhanced with  a  snowy evening...   so we had  our Christmas Eve  in the sunroom!
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The Dining room also invited  folks   for  a bit of a warming libation!
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along with a  tasty   savory!
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Another   Christmas  Morning...   I see  Amanda's favorite  cranberry  scones!
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I believe I will recreate this   scene.. I like it!
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Looks like I liked it in 2011  as well!
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I   had   a nice mantel  in 2011
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Maybe I wont   get my hair cut for Christmas...   I kind of  like it this length!  heheheheheh
I really think this  is interesting to see the effect of light each year...
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  So what about last year...
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Last year was the last year we'd all  be together...  this year  we'll be  celebrating a  bit here and yonder as we take  Christmas to  2  separate nursing facilities...   but  I am determined to make this Christmas just as festive as I can...  because this year,  we  are celebrating with our new granddaughter, Birdie!!!!


  1. Congrats on the new granddaughter, all you decorations are very pretty. Have a wonderful holiday season. -Dawn @ We Call It

  2. Hi lovely lady.
    I love all your photos of Christmas past your Mon and Dad look so happy to be with you and your family so sweet. Congrats on your new Granddaughter also. You have a Beautiful home, love how you put this all together for the Holidays. Hoping you will come over and see me also.

  3. Such a difficult year to be without your parents but with such wonderful blessings.

    Great to have you be a part of Seasonal Sundays.

    - The Tablescaper


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