Bethany Christmas Program

Last night was Clara’s chorus program at her school.  They did SUCH a good job.  She’s in third grade this year, so this is the first year she’s been in chorus.  That’s her second from the right, next to back row, with her eyes closed :-/ After the performance, with her biggest fan :-). Wonderful […]

FUMC Christmas Pageant

Sunday evening was the Christmas Pageant at church.  As always, you can’t imagine that it is ever going to come together, and then that evening it is pure perfection – no matter what has actually gone on up on stage.  This is just as the kids were finishing up practicing for the last time, before […]

Partying Saturday

What a great weekend we had just past.  Sherri & I met Friday & spent the day at the Greenville Craft Show, and then went to Lavonia to spend the night.  Got up early Saturday morning & headed to Young Harris for the Smith Family Christmas with Poppie’s family.  I got virtually no pictures, but […]

Christmas Cookie Jigsaw Puzzles

This afternoon June, Mason, and I got started on our first cookies of the season – jigsaw puzzles.  The icing definitely needed to be thinner – I’d never made royal icing before – but they were fun to make.  Here is Mase cutting out a snowman. One of the finished products. Pretty cute.

Mallory’s Christmas Concert

Last night was the Christmas Concert for the Clover Middle School Chorus – Mal’s first as a CMS student.  They did such a good job!  In case you can’t pick her out, Mal is on the far left end, third row back 🙂 Afterwards, our star in front of the Christmas tree at the auditorium. […]

First Sunday of Advent

This past Sunday was the first in Advent, and the kids in the 1st – 3rd grade Sunday school class that I help teach helped change the colors in our classroom to purple. That’s Clara, who was visiting that Sunday, in the pink hoodie.