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Archive for December, 2012

Christmas Goodies and Good Times

Saturday, December 22nd, 2012

After a week of sickness, snuggles, and round the clock episodes of Thomas the Tank Engine, everyone in our household was happy to be healthy this week! Our week has been filled with rain, so what better way to pass the time than by filling our tummies with Christmas goodies. We had a long list [...]


Spreading Christmas Cheer

Friday, December 14th, 2012

“The best way to spread Christmas Cheer is singing loud, for all to hear.”  - Elf Canaan certainly seems to share these sentiments.  These days he’s literally singing all day long!  ”Jingle Bells” and “Hark the Herald Angles Sing” are the favorites, although “Silent Night,” “Frosty the Snowman,” and “Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer” (aka “The [...]


Come to Bethlehem and See…

Tuesday, December 4th, 2012

No one could accuse Canaan of being a Scrooge, because his Christmas Spirit is most certainly contagious!  Last weekend we set up our Christmas decorations AND got a chance to do the “Walk Through Bethlehem” at Matthews United Methodist Church.  It was a wonderful way to get the season started off right, and the evening [...]


The Greatest Story Ever Told

Saturday, December 1st, 2012

Canaan received the “Jesus Storybook Bible” during his dedication at Vintage 21 Church back when we lived in Raleigh.  At the time I just glanced through it, thumbing through some of the pages, noting how beautiful the illustrations were, and thinking how much fun it would be to read to Canaan when he was old [...]