Tag Archives: Holiday

Gift #1096: Liberty Tree

I’m sitting quietly in my living room, listening to the booming and popping of firecrackers going off all around.  The lightning bugs are putting on their own show in the backyard forest and I must say they are more beautiful … Continue reading

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Gift #1037: All Hallow’s Eve

Happy Halloween Everyone!  We’ve had a lovely couple of days celebrating the season.  We had a Halloween pitch-in and costume contest at work and then I’ve been passing out candy this evening.  In between answering the door, I made Halloween … Continue reading

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Gift #903: Cauldron Cowls and other Halloween treats

“Double double toil and trouble; Fire burn and cauldron bubble” My Halloween package has made its way to the recipient, so it’s time to show you what I put together for her.  I’m still overwhelmed by what my sweet swap … Continue reading

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Gift #730: Thanksgiving Praise #1

In this week leading up to Thanksgiving, we will be spending our time together reflecting on some Bible passages that reverberate with praise.  It has been hard to narrow them down for this year to fit within a week, but … Continue reading

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Gift #693: Halloween Art

Over the weekend I roamed about some stores looking for Halloween decorations.   I can’t wait for pumpkins and fall leaves to make their appearance!  (Actually in some stores they made their appearance in July but it seemed indecent to blog … Continue reading

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Whew!  The last few days have been a whirlwind of activity, with spending time with family and driving back and forth from Tyler, Tx to Austin, Tx a couple of times this week.  It’s about 4.5 hours each way!  On … Continue reading

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Gift #525: Christmas Prayers

Christmas is a time of rejoicing in all that is lovely and good, a time for remembering that God remembered us.  But Christmas can be hard, it can sometimes even feel like a slap in the face.  I’m thinking tonight … Continue reading

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Gift #510: Poinsettia

I’ve been in a rather bruising mood recently – feeling guilty about every single thing I have or haven’t done.  Today’s guilt trip was that I’ve been wasting my blog posts on December and I should have had a beautiful … Continue reading

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Gift #509: Christmas in Nashville

I hope you are all enjoying the beginning of December.  My mom and I spent the day together in Nashville, Indiana.  This is one of our favorite places to go and it’s very beautiful dressed up for Christmas.  We always … Continue reading

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Gift #506: Giving Thanks – For all things

These few days after Thanksgiving are always a transition state.  Our thoughts turn to Christmas and the coming months of winter.  As part of my family traditions we would always start watching Christmas movies on Thanksgiving night and put up … Continue reading

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