Life Lately

I had Thursday and Friday off for a four day Thanksgiving weekend, and I spent most of it watching Friends in bed and at least 4 Hallmark movies with Mom. I’ve never been out for Black Friday, I don’t like normal Saturday shopping, so I didn’t miss anything this year. I did some online Black… Continue reading Life Lately

Christmas 2018

Christmas Eve we gathered with extended family, ate appetizers, children opened gifts, ladies drew number for $10 gifts amongst each other, men did the same, and we drew for men’s and lady’s stockings. My brother, sister-in-law, and niece stayed over at our house. Christmas morning we had our tradition cinnamon rolls, opened stockings, my parents… Continue reading Christmas 2018

Beginning Christmas

Time for Christmas posts. A Literary Christmas Wrap Up ~Annika’s Secret Wish by Beverly Lewis ~Letters from Father Christmas by J. R. Tolkein ~A Merry Christmas, and Other Christmas Stories by Louisa May Alcott ~Stories Behind the Best-loved Songs of Christmas by Ace Collins ~Unwrapping the Greatest Gift: a Family Celebration of Christmas by Ann Voskamp Yeah, I finished all… Continue reading Beginning Christmas

Christmas and Winter Questionnaire Day Six: Winter

I borrowed questions and ideas from: here, here, and here. ~Winter Dislikes When I’m too cold, having to drive in the dark, scary icy roads, ugly “green” Christmas type landscape. ~Winter Likes The changing seasons, Christmas, Coziness, Fleece onsies, Movie nights, Winter foods. ~Do you like playing in the snow or enjoying it from the window? Usually, enjoying… Continue reading Christmas and Winter Questionnaire Day Six: Winter

Christmas and Winter Questionnaire Day Five: Celebrations

I borrowed questions and ideas from: here, here, and here. Christmas Eve ~Do you have a celebration? Yes, we go over to my mom’s extended family for supper and gift exchanges. ~Do you open gifts? Yes. We draw a name at Thanksgiving. We also have a $1 gift for the stocking of our sex, and a $5 gift… Continue reading Christmas and Winter Questionnaire Day Five: Celebrations

Christmas and Winter Questionnaire Day Four: Gifting

I borrowed questions and ideas from: here, here, and here. ~Do you truly prefer giving or receiving? I love getting gifts that I like best, yes. I do enjoy giving to people I like to buy for, people that I can give good gifts too. I don’t enjoy it for people who are hard, who buy everything for… Continue reading Christmas and Winter Questionnaire Day Four: Gifting

Christmas and Winter Questionnaire Day Three: Favorites

I borrowed questions and ideas from: here, here, and here. ~Christmas movie: White Christmas ~Christmas story: So many, I need to see all our old Christmas stories. There is an adorable one about a snowman. ~Traditions: Our Christmas Eve and Day gatherings, watching as Hallmark as a family, etc. ~Christmas carol: I prefer the merrier sounding carols like “Here We… Continue reading Christmas and Winter Questionnaire Day Three: Favorites

Christmas and Winter Questionnaire Day Two: Decorations

I borrowed questions and ideas from: here, here, and here. ~Real or fake tree We have almost always had a fake tree. My dad doesn’t like the bother of a real tree. When I have my own family I want a real tree. Actually, I’d like to have a tiny tree in my room, but that hasn’t ever… Continue reading Christmas and Winter Questionnaire Day Two: Decorations