2008

Christmas in NY (Day 2)

December 31, 2008
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Day 2 and we hit the ground running.  First up….to go see the Statue of Liberty! Keith and I were both very excited about this.  We got a bite to eat, hit the subway, and made our way to the ferry. It was a pretty quick ride over to Lady Liberty, and Keith and I […]

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Christmas in NY (Day 1)

December 30, 2008
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Our first day in NY and the high for that day is a mere 15 degrees…..with a windchill of 8 BELOW ZERO!!  I have never been so cold in my entire life!! Can you tell…. We still managed to have a great day and packed in as much as we could (which was A LOT)!! […]

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Giveaway Time!

December 29, 2008
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I just finished reading Easy Entertaining for Beginners, and I must say, it is a sensational read!  The book is full of terrific ideas for easy entertaining.  Even if you have been entertaining for years, you are sure to find some great organization tips and delicious recipes you have never heard of before. Patricia includes […]

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Christmas in New York!

December 29, 2008
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I had every intention to write each day we were in New York…..then we found out that the hotel charged $15 per day for internet. A charge we were not willing to pay.    So, it is a little late in getting to you, but I have many great stories and TONS of great pictures […]

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Blinkin’ Lights

December 19, 2008

This is a song from a very well-know singer/songwriter in our area. His name is Brian Kinder and his wife, Terry has started singing and touring with him. I have had him do concerts for kids at my library many times and the kids (and parents) always have so much fun. This is a video […]

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The Meaning of the Snowflake

December 18, 2008
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The Meaning of the Snowflake Every new snowflake comes to the earth is a picture of our Saviour’s birth, because they are sent from up above and remind us of God’s care and love. Each one is so intricate and small because Christ sees the details of us all, and just as two are never […]

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Merry Christmas!

December 17, 2008
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How to Tie a Perfect (untroublesome) Bow!

December 17, 2008

I read Small Notebook and she has a video on how to tie a trouble-free gift bow. I have to say, I will be giving this a try! It looks so easy! Watch…. How to Tie a Gift Bow from Small Notebook on Vimeo.

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Creative Food Gifts

December 16, 2008

The only reason I have time to write about creative food gifts is because I’ve yet to make one creative food gift this year!  I am usually a baking fool this time of year, but not this year.  With settling into our new home, being sick, and getting ready to travel over Christmas, I have […]

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Thank Goodness for Snow Days!

December 16, 2008
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I was happy to receive a phone call at 10:35 last night saying that school was going to be closed today due to the weather!  Keith, Riley and I are snug as a bug in a rug by the fire.  Laptops on laps (yes, my husband and I are both sitting on the sofa with […]

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