Tagged with Advent

Keeping the Crazy Out of Christmas

We are in full-fledged Christmas mode.  The tree is up, decorated and topped with a Santa hat. Our son was home from college at Thanksgiving and the weather was beautiful so why not trim the tree the same weekend we are giving thanks! This is a busy time of year and we can sometimes be … Continue reading

Advent ~ His Coming to Us

The calendar date of Thanksgiving has passed. We’ve put away the harvest decorations and brought out the winter scene. The tree is up, lit and decorated. The Nativity is in place and the candles are ready for their spark. And even though the Thanksgiving weekend is over the season for Thanksgiving is just getting started. … Continue reading

Decorating, Eating and The Sound of Music

I’m not complaining just explaining…. This is my busiest time of year.  Instead of my life slowing down, it actually fills up.  From mid-November through Christmas each year I add to my life by working at a Christmas Tree Farm.  I decorate wreaths, centerpieces, swags and garland.  I love the job and it’s a great creative outlet for me. This is … Continue reading