Pumpkin cookies, pretty leaves, and just one Christmas tree 🍂🌲

Royal icing cookies! It’s been awhile. They are like childbirth…you can’t even think of making them again so soon…but it was time. The leaves have been so pretty this year!! God’s artistry on display for sure. this is in our back yard. Pumpkins are still on display… Warm apple cider… Homemade cranberry sauce with apples…

Christmas Plans (eeek!😁)

I’m only making Christmas plans in my head. No shopping or getting things pulled out yet! I promised Dave I won’t do this til after Halloween…🤣…BUT! Remember how I put the big white tree in the kitchen last year? You can see it here…and the red tree in the living room. Well, I took that…

Remembering 2020- August through December

Wes had a birthday in august – 19 on the 19th…getting ready to go back to school, then he’s gone!! A sophomore!! He loves it and we are so thankful he’s there in person! He’s up there in the purple leading his society. Our sweet friends had a baby and my baby goes to high…

2 cute things, 3 sweet things, and 3 new designs 💙🐶👕

Cute- This little doll hates the Santa suit…but it was so cute on her for Christmas day 😉 Cute- Found this old drawing by one of the kids of Rudolph – those eyes!! Sweet- The kids were so cute with their gift giving this year. They spoiled us!! They all three bought dave clothing..that above…

❤️🌲Merry Mincys 🌲❤️

We had our traditional lasagna for Christmas Eve, with cookies and rice cream for dessert. Rice cream is just rice and whipped cream with raspberry sauce on top. And Cinnamon rolls for Christmas Day!! Sweet times together…eating…playing games…watching Christmas movies…visiting neighbors….more eating….FaceTiming family…all in all a great time, only a few fights while playing games…haha!!…

Christmas Past #2

We used to make a birthday cake for Jesus❤️ When the kids were tiny we used their little socks for an advent calendar…everyday they would look in a little sock for a treat The little lime green tree! And this was decorating a table at our ladies’ Christmas party at church This was our tree…

Christmas Past

We’ve been looking through old pictures…such sweet memories! We’ve got homemade ornaments, my little ballet elf, Gigi, Dave and me 21 years ago with our homemade stockings, boys sledding in Canada, making cookies with Gramma, kids’ drawing of a snow globe, and the year I made fruit themed ornaments. What a beautiful and special time…

watching, reading, eating, smelling, etc…

Watching: home alone one and two….I just love the 80s house! The wallpaper! I’m a child of the 80s who never grew up and I want wallpaper on every wall 😉 Plus, the Funniest commercial! Reading: I love Elisabeth Elliot so much! This book is amazing. Very convicting and an interesting look at tons of…