Cookie Baking Day

What a special afternoon I had Saturday, when I headed out to Lindee’s, and she and the girls, Addie and June, and Lin’s dear friend Jenny and her daughter and friend, Keira and Rachel, spent the entire afternoon baking and decorating Christmas cookies.  Everyone brought a recipe and all the ingredients, and we had a […]

Clara’s Chorus Program

Last Thursday night was the Bethany Elementary Christmas Choir program, and the kids did such a good job.  That’s Clara right in the middle with the long blonde hair, and one of her besties, Sophie, next to her with the pony tail. Afterwards with her proud supporters – front is Emmy, Clara, and Mal. Back […]

FUMC Christmas Pageant

What a special night we had Wednesday, when the children finally put on their Christmas pageant at church.  I got this picture of the cast before they took the stage. And our sheep and star afterwards, beside the Bethlehem mural in the Sunday School wing.

Sunday Morning

Sunday morning during the 11:00 service some of the kids who are going to be involved in the Christmas pageant Wednesday evening sang and invited the congregation to come out for the celebration. They did a good job!

Day in Asheville, Part I

Saturday Lindee, Mallory, Clara, and I headed to Asheville to visit the Grove Park Inn and the National Gingerbread House competition.  We also went last year, and it was just so much fun we had to go back.  This year, though, we had the added bonus of traveling there through one of the biggest snows […]

Christmas Lights

Last weekend while I was out of town Jeff got our outside lights put up.  For his birthday this year I got him a projection light, so we’re giving it a try without him having to get up on the ladder and hang all the icicle lights from the gutters, which is pretty scary on […]