Tagged with Holidays

The In-Between.

The In-Between.

My last post gave you a glimpse of what Christmas looked like for my family this year, but there was much more that went on between the tree-hunting, decorating, cookie-baking, gift-giving, and picture-taking than was documented, so this post will be filling in the gaps. In case I haven’t written about it, June of 2014, … Continue reading

A Different Kind of Christmas

A Different Kind of Christmas

Anita Renfroe posted a song recently, by a Christian artist familiar to me, named Mark Schultz.  Reluctant to listen, knowing full well that I’d find myself in a puddle of tears by the end of the song, I debated.  See, the song was prefaced with something like, “for those of you missing loved ones this … Continue reading

Easter ’14

Easter ’14

“He was being punished for what we did. He was crushed because of our guilt. He took the punishment we deserved, and this brought us peace. We were healed because of His pain.”   -Isaiah 53:5 Year after year, it continues to blow my mind that our Savior, a spotless, perfect lamb had to be the … Continue reading

Christmas 2013 Part II.

Christmas 2013 Part II.

After the gifting was finished, we all sat down together for a lovely brunch. The gold-rimmed glasses with orange juice always make the perfect finishing touch to the table on Christmas morning!  There was baked stuffed french toast (complete with raspberry pudding drizzle), a ham, egg, & cheese bake with hash browns on the bottom, … Continue reading

Christmas 2013.

Christmas 2013.

Yes, it is 2014 and I am FINALLY getting the time to post about Christmas (last year ;))  On Christmas Eve, the same as every other year, we traveled to Lancaster to visit and have “Christmas” with my Dad’s side of the family. We surprised my grandparents with a large collage photo of all the … Continue reading

Thanksgiving 2013

Thanksgiving 2013

I can’t believe it’s here.  December.  Wasn’t it just yesterday I was posting about Halloween??  It sure feels like it…yet, last weekend, I found myself on a Christmas tree hunt with our family and enjoying Thanksgiving dinner around a full table, not once, not twice, but three times… Even my nails are looking festive. I … Continue reading