Christmas Photo A Day, 12/26/15

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Santa was kicked to the curb!

I am not a fan of the mad rush up to the 25th, with a full screeching stop for one day, and then the determination to denude the house of any sign that Christmas happened before the next trash pick-up.

I celebrate the 12 days of Christmas AFTER Christmas, as is traditional, and not how retailers have decided it was meant to be BEFORE Christmas.

So, as long as all Christmas is packed and away by Valentines Day, I feel I am doing good! The tree stays up till the Epiphany. And it is usually far longer before it gets taken down, to be honest! I want to enjoy the holiday season, not rush to the next big thing…

I hope that Santa was good to you!

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Any takers?? (it’s a dry heat ;) )

See you next December 1! I hope that you have enjoyed our December fun! I hope that 2016 is as wonderful as you are!!!

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Christmas Photo A Day, 12/25/15

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Merry Christmas from our house to yours…

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Remember, it isn’t the size of the GIFT as much as the size of the THOUGHT behind it… (Arlie)

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And even more important than that, is who you spend your time with… (Daddy Gus and me)

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And who you remember, and miss, and keep alive through your thoughts and love. ..(Daddy Kevin and Joe)

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Christmas Photo a Day, 12/24/15

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The stockings were hung by the chimney with care…

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Happy Jolabokaflod!  Iceland-Jolabokaflod

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Christmas Photo a Day, 12/23/15

It’s getting close to crunch time!

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Laylabug was glad there was scissoring time today, although her main contribution to gift wrapping was supervisory, and as design consultant.

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Chocolate chip bread. Need I say more?

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Christmas Photo a Day, 12/22/15


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HAPPY Solstice.

The days become longer from this point forward! Only  56 days till pitchers and catchers report!

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I wonder if it will get cold enough where you are?

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Christmas Photo a Day, 12/21/15

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An update of a bonus photo from last year…

Musical Monday!

 

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Christmas Photo A Day, 12/20/15

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