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Abstract lights

I avoided nagging my husband about putting away the Christmas tree, and aside from the household peace, there was an unexpected benefit. I loved trying out the photography challenge to create abstract light shots. OK, now that tree must go.

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What I Ate on Christmas

For the last few years, we’ve been having extra special meals on Christmas day. My sons are now teenagers, and as we’ve let go of some traditions that we had when they were little boys, we’ve also grown to appreciate … Continue reading

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Christmas Riddles: A Fun Idea for Christmas Morning

Looking for a fun idea for sharing a special Christmas present? Make your kids solve Christmas riddles to find it. A Christmas Quest: Solve the Riddles to Find Your Present I am sharing this post from last year ahead of … Continue reading

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What I Ate on Christmas

It was a day of indulgence with my family on Christmas. Breakfast Christmas Breakfast Casserole We have a Christmas breakfast tradition that I adore. I assemble a breakfast casserole on Christmas Eve and store it in the fridge. On Christmas … Continue reading

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A Christmas Quest: Solve the Riddles to Find Your Present

{Check out my book on my quest to complete 101 things in 1001 days: Timid No More.} My teenage boys puzzled through with determination, trying to find their Christmas present, but I had unwittingly made one of the riddles extra … Continue reading

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10 Favorite Ornaments

{Celebrate your courage. Send me a postcard.} We finally got our tree decorated this year, only three days before Christmas (better late than never). I had unpacked the ornaments three weeks earlier when I made this video. 10 Favorite Ornaments … Continue reading

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Oh, bring us a figgy pudding: We set a new caroling world record

{Celebrate your courage. Send me a postcard.} “Oh, bring us a figgy pudding and a cup of good cheer … We won’t go until we get some, so bring some out here.” We never did get that figgy pudding, but … Continue reading

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Unpacking the Christmas Ornaments

Unpacking the Christmas ornaments each year brings a flood of memories…. My parents, my husband’s parents, our grandparents, ourselves in our early marriage, and our kids’ lives are all represented somewhere on the tree through these little bits of family … Continue reading

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