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Merry Christmas!

December 25th, 2018 at 12:28 pm

It's hard to believe Christmas is here. So much went into planning and getting things done. I most certainly hope everyone is having a wonderful Christmas and the craziness didn't dampen your holiday.

It's been a melancholy month in between planning for Christmas and doing many other things. We lost four friends. Two shouldn't have a surprise, one was 95 and the other 88, but loss is loss. Then two friends' husbands were taken and our hearts go out to them. It makes me stop and realize how very blessed I am to have DH.

I worked with my class at school and we sewed buttons on felt ornaments as well as made reindeer out of candy canes. They have so little craft experience that I had to find things that were easy for them to do. I think they enjoyed all the art. They aren't going to be as thrilled when I go in and work with them on writing. But it is far better for me to work with them in small groups on writing than it is to try and have the teacher work with a group.

DH and I attended our church's candlelight service last night and it was lovely as always. We came home and unwrapped our gifts to each other. Very few surprises for DH since he chose what he wanted, but he seems happy. We had a lovely dinner of ham, scalloped potatoes, green beans, biscuits, applesauce, and sliced cherry tomatoes.

DH is napping and I just finished writing birthdays and appointments on our kitchen calendar. DH gives me one each year for Christmas and I like ones with big boxes so I can write stuff down.

Hope you and yours have a lovely Christmas!

4 Responses to “Merry Christmas!”

  1. Wink Says:

    Merry Christmas! It sounds like you had a wonderful day. I am always surprised at how fast it all goes by. I hosted my usual Christmas Eve gathering and we all had a wonderful time. It was so nice just enjoying each other's company!

  2. rob62521 Says:

    Glad you had a wonderful day too, Wink!

  3. Carol Says:

    Merry Christmas to you both and all the folks who frequent Saving Advice!

  4. starfishy Says:

    Sounds like you had a lovely Christmas with your DH! So sorry to hear about the four deaths occurring so close together. Your craft activities sound like fun!

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