On Friday we attended the Holiday Express event at Pullen Park. This was our 4th year and has become a holiday tradition we all look forward too. Well, at least the 3 of us that know what is going on! This was E’s 2nd time (first with any real awareness), and she really did have fun. […]
Each year our playgroup meets for our annual Santa photo. We have had a few of everything – crying kids, non-crying kids, some choosing not to get in the photo, and, sometimes, we moms jump in to. As was the case this year because the two little girls were NOT fans of Santa at all. […]
I’ve been documenting our Christmas for the several years inspired by Ali Edwards’s December Daily project. It’s been fun taking a look at how our holiday has been similar and different over the years. Each of these years I focused on creating a page dedicated to each day of December leading up to Christmas. Occasionally including […]
Three years ago I completed my first December Daily album. The next two Christmases included a lot of tears and, honestly, I struggled to find the heart to complete them. I have several pages done in each and might someday, but not now. I did manage to make a book last year about our elf’s […]
A small glimpse of the first three days of our December: How has your month started?
A month or so ago Trent purchased tickets for the Holiday Express at Pullen Park. Our first time going and we all enjoyed it. D participated in several crafts (his ornament received a spot on the tree the moment we got home!), we rode the train, saw Santa (D was so excited until one of […]
Each year we’ve managed to join our playgroup for a photo with Santa. This year we had 4 of the 6 moms & kids and, once again, the boys didn’t want to be “alone” with the man in red. Forget how excited they were moments before. 😉 Although my son looks less than pleased in the […]
The day of the tree … Supplies: Simply Tiffany Studios Holiday Edition Template Album; Robyn Meierotto’s Cupcake patterned papers & Dated stamps; Sara Schmutz’s Jolly kit; Tweet, Tweet collaboration kit from Oscraps; Deena Rutter’s Jolly Holiday elements; Just the Way You Are font.