Christmas is over- I'm a wee bit sad- but it was so wonderful and relaxing that I really can't complain. We were greeted with lovely zero degree weather, had 16 family members over to our new place for Christmas Eve dinner of Swedish pot roast and ham and the spent Christmas daily entirely in our PJs- not doing a single productive thing!
This year we did "no batteries" for Eva's gifts so everything she received was pretty simple, but she loved them all. Tons of puzzles, things for arts and crafts, clothes and- of course- candy in her stocking.
I pray everyone had a joy filled Christmas as well and is looking forward to 2013 as much as I am!
Christmas is not a time nor a season, but a state of mind.
To cherish peace and goodwill, to be plenteous in mercy, is to have the real spirit of Christmas. ~Calvin Coolidge
|Pretty dress + holding Mommy's hand + listening to Pastor Eric during the Children's sermon|
|The season is not complete without watching A Christmas Story!|
|wearing the scarf Baba knit her as a hat- silly girl!|