Monthly Archives: December 2012

Christmas Eve

We enjoyed a Christmas Eve Candlelight service at church tonight and then came home to these: Everyone enjoyed them: The girls are almost finished with this year’s Christmas puzzle: Tomorrow we are having eleven people over for Christmas lunch. We’ll … Continue reading

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Christmas Cat

Beva, sitting on the porch railing, watching an early morning snow fall.

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Christmas Eve Tamales

Making sauce for Christmas Eve Tamales:

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End of a Semester

We finished up the last day of classes yesterday. The girls have a little work to do over the break, but I have finished grading papers. We are looking forward to the less hectic pace. Yesterday, Lauren’s class ended the … Continue reading

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Our nightly routine has the girls knitting while I read to them. Recently, a friend of the girls was wearing some fingerless gloves. This sent Jenna looking for a pattern. In two days, while the manse children were cleaning house … Continue reading

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Cinnamon Ornaments

The girls had some friends over on Saturday to make cinnamon ornaments. We were introduced to them when a student gave me one for Christmas one year. First, you mix up cinnamon, applesauce, and glue—Yum! Next you sprinkle some more … Continue reading

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Happy December

The month of December has arrived—whether we wanted it to or not. But I know the kids are ready for the break from school (I think a couple of adults are as well) as well as celebrating Christmas as well … Continue reading

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