Tag Archives: Christmas

Hop on Over…

… to Ida Fischer Art and Illustration (click on the page above) to take a sneak peek at all the new designs I’ve ordered cards and gift tags in just in time for the Holiday season! Advertisements

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Peace on Earth

I’m going into this Christmas season feeling fragile and a bit sad, amidst all the little joys that fill our days.  It’s the shooting in Connecticut last Friday (not to mention the one in Portland just before), of course, but … Continue reading

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Christmas and New Years

Christmas was a delight this year.  I managed to sit and feed (with the help of others, thankfully) 17 people in my house on Christmas Eve for our big family celebration.  We were complete with two little pink whirling blurs, … Continue reading

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The Nativity

Angel:  …And God was still eating.  But Jesus will go to God later. God finished eating breakfast and started doing tricks on the couch. God:  (loudly yelling) Poop Bottom Pee, Poop Bottom Pee… (it sounds better in dutch) Angel:  You … Continue reading

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Christmas Cocoon

Today we were forced out of the little Christmas Cocoon we’ve been hidden away in these past two weeks with Sam’s return to school and Maarten’s return to work.  I treasured every day of the holidays this year.  Having Sam home … Continue reading

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I’m not sure where he left his flying reindeer and sleigh, but…

 I hope Santa climbed up onto your roof last night anyway…  …and left a little something special. Wishing you a joyful and blessed Christmas.

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In Between

It’s been awhile.  Somehow Thanksgiving has come and gone as well as the 5th of December (when Sint Nikolaas gets serious; stops filling shoes and brings a burlap sack full of gifts before heading home to Spain…).  We’ve had snow and freezing … Continue reading

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