Ho Hum…No Fun

There hasn’t been anything exciting happening around here lately. I think the most exciting thing this week was finding a string of lights for our tree. I so miss being surrounded by Christmas. 😦 This morning I woke to heavy rain; unusual, since the monsoon has been over for a while and we have had some heat lately. I hope it warms up again cause we have plans to join some friends at a beach resort on Sunday for swimming. Logan asks about it daily and would be so disappointed if we can’t go.

Tree setup this year, before I found the lights.

Flannelgraph manger scene. I figured this is safer for the kids than a ceramic one. Besides, I don’t have another one. 🙂 Set is from Betty Lukens

And this is why I stuck with the small tree this year – no worries about it being toppled. Well, unless Lila climbs up on the stool and isn’t careful. So far she has been; Scarlett would have eaten the whole thing by now.

I don’t have anything more to write right now so I will leave a few links from past Christmas posts for you to check out.

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  1. Wow, I should send you some photos too, but my small fake tree is off the floor too, to make it look taller, I put it on a table. All the trees here are already dry and I didn't want to spend $40. for one! Shiniji,21, Zeke 22 and Snowflake 2yrs(she is P,G!) are my "kids", for now lets say! ha! I miss you all so much & have enjoyed the many things you've written all year and for the past years. It has helped so much!

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  2. Sorry, I trip off some times, I wanted to say that your Christmas preparations are beautiful, I like the flannel graph, what a great Idea for the manger scene! You've had your hands full and still found time to make it all happen,enjoy yourselves with the children and your friends. Zeke and I will be alone for Christmas, it will be the first quiet Christmas since you and your siblings were born! Fighting lonliness is an opportunity to learn more, love you Mom

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  3. Christmas will be here before we know it! We do small trees too.

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  4. I think you are wise to go with the small tree! Ours has nearly toppled several times! And I love that flannel board manager scene. That also seems like the perfect thing with kids!

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