Tag: tis the season

  • Blogmas 2018 – Day 7 #christmas #blogmas #blogmas2018 #christmas2018

    In the spirit of the 12 Days of Christmas, I’m giving you 12 Acts of Kindness you can do in the season of giving! Support a friend’s or a local small business by buying gifts from them instead of big chains. Donate to a charity that’s close to heart Donate old clothes, toys, and other […]

  • Blogmas 2018 – Day 6 #christmas #blogmas #blogmas2018 #christmas2018

    According to Wikipedia: “The modern Christmas tree was developed in medieval Livonia (present-day Estonia and Latvia) and early modern Germany, where Protestant Germans brought decorated trees into their homes.[1][2] It acquired popularity beyond the Lutheran areas of Germany[1][3] and the Baltic countries during the second half of the 19th century, at first among the upper classes.” The Christmas tree is the most popular secular decoration in homes across […]

  • Blogmas 2018 – Day 5 #christmas #blogmas #blogmas2018 #christmas2018

    Blogmas 2018 – Day 5 #christmas #blogmas #blogmas2018 #christmas2018

    ‘Tis the season… To be jolly? To go into debt? To give. Because God first gave to us His son, Jesus. In the midst of the craziness of shopping, stressing, overspending, and stressing some more, it’s easy to lose sight of what matters.  Whether you’re Christian or not, whatever reason you celebrate Christmas–whether religious, secular, […]

  • Blogmas 2018 – Day 4 #christmas #blogmas #blogmas2018 #christmas2018

    Many of us have fond memories of driving around looking at Christmas lights and listening to Christmas music…and still continue that tradition today. Today I’m sharing a video my dad took in 1989 with our (at the time) new video camera. The camera took the full-size VHS tapes and weighed a lot! It’s hard to […]

  • Blogmas 2018 – Day 2 #christmas #blogmas #blogmas2018 #christmas2018

    Ode to Christmas Insanity! Shopping is done, And presents are wrapped. Wasn’t that fun? More like whacked?! Staying up late Addressing the cards; Now, wait, What’s in my front yard?! The mail truck is here; Let’s run like a fool! Oh, dear, oh, dear! All this for Yule?! Covered in flour up to each elbow, […]

  • Pay It Forward…A Reminder

    Pay It Forward…A Reminder

    ‘Tis the season… To be jolly? To go into debt? To give. Because God first gave to us His son, Jesus. In the midst of the craziness of shopping, stressing, overspending, and stressing some more, it’s easy to lose sight of what matters.  Whether you’re Christian or not, whatever reason you celebrate Christmas–whether religious, secular, […]

  • Ode to Christmas Insanity

    Shopping is done, And presents are wrapped. Wasn’t that fun? More like whacked?! Staying up late Addressing the cards; Now, wait, What’s in my front yard?! The mail truck is here; Let’s run like a fool! Oh, dear, oh, dear! All this for Yule?! Covered in flour up to each elbow, More cookies to bake, […]

  • Pay It Forward…A Reminder

    Pay It Forward…A Reminder

    ‘Tis the season… To be jolly? To go into debt? To give. Because God first gave to us His son, Jesus. In the midst of the craziness of shopping, stressing, overspending, and stressing some more, it’s easy to lose sight of what matters.  Whether you’re Christian or not, whatever reason you celebrate Christmas–whether religious, secular, […]