Wednesday, December 31, 2008


It really has been a long time since I last posted! I really can't believe Christmas is over and it is almost 2009! Wow, where does the time go? We had such a great Christmas with the kids home and my mom and dad here - it was a little crowded at times with 11 people in the house for a week but a lot of fun! Lots of memories were made and good times talking about the "good old days" :-) and making great memories for 2 little grandsons. They are so much fun!

The pictures are of our kids and grandkids. It has been a tradition to take pictures every year by the Christmas tree. I only wish I was organized enough to have them all in one place to look at them to see how much everyone has changed instead of in a box in a drawer :-( . Someday I will put that on my list of things to do. :-)

Some of my favorite pictures and memories are of the kids looking at the nativity set and rearranging the figures and telling the story in their own words. Christmas REALLY IS my favorite time of the year!

I got so many projects done for Christmas, it really was fun! I cleaned the kids rooms and cut apart some of their t-shirts and turned them into woven rugs. they really enjoyed seeing their favorite shirts made into something useful again. It did put smiles on their faces :-) as it reminded them of times past. In some ways it was sad to take the Christmas tree down today but know that it is time to get ready for the new year and new projects to start and finish a few of the unfinished ones.

I hope you all had a very Merry Christmas and I wish you all a Happy New Year!