As our children grow and begin to understand and find joy in the value of traditions, Hubby and I have been trying to re-invent the wheel at bit this Christmas. Call it a year for “experimentation” – this year we’re trying a few different traditions to help us identify what our family’s traditions will become. I’ve read a bit online, visited a few blogs and chatted with many of my friends to find out what’s “out there” and over the next few weeks, I hope to try a few new traditions to see which ones fit our family. Continue reading
A single moment captured…
a glimpse into our sometimes peaceful, but often delightfully crazy & blessed lives.
My friend Kristy and I have had good intentions for several weeks since Kim posted about her Felted Sweater Wreath – except we wanted “real fake” flowers instead of the felted sweater – FINALLY we managed to assemble our wreaths the other day – so mine is finally hanging on my door and will come down December 1st to be replaced by my Christmas one.
The neat thing about this wreath is that we only tucked the flowers in and didn’t glue them – I fully intend on buying some spring flowers and replacing the fall ones when the time comes! Even the “M” can be moved as it is just being held by heavy duty twist ties!
I’ve worn glasses since I was 13 years old. I probably should have been wearing them earlier than that, but I had some super-duper coping mechanisms in place that prevented my teachers and parents from noticing I had any problems with my vision. I was sneaky because I was afraid that I was “broken”. I was a straight-A student and afraid to “fail” any test – even if it would help me succeed in the long run. Continue reading