"Things that matter most must never be at the mercy of things that matter least." ~Goethe~

24 December 2009

Merry Christmas everyone!

Things are going pretty well around here today, even with two little girls who are eagerly awaiting this evening when Daddy gets home. They are helping with getting things done around the house and making sure things are just right for tonight and tomorrow. We will be waiting for Daddy to get home from work, which will be late. He always volunteers to make sure every package is out of the post office and delivered, just in case they are some one's Christmas present. So it is worth the wait.

Our tradition around here is to open family gifts on Christmas Eve while snacking on all kinds of goodies (little piggies, bbq meatballs, dips, chips, punch, etc.) and enjoying each others company. Then tomorrow morning we wake up VERY early to see what Santa was kind enough to leave us. I usually go take a wee little nap after checking out the gifts, before getting things ready for Christmas breakfast and dinner.

It's going to be a wonderful few days to come. Can't wait for it all to officially start tonight.

I had to show what I got in the mail yesterday!
I received the loveliest silver ornament in the mail yesterday from Regina who lives in Germany. What a sweet person she is. The little heart looks perfect on my tree. Thank you again Regina! I love it!
The girls have made sure that everything is ready for the big night tonight in particular. They even think of Santa's reindeer. You know they get hungry while on that hurried, long trip they make. So there has to be a little snack for them while Santa is inside making things just right.
So with that we wish everyone a
Very Merry Christmas!
Enjoy all your wonderful traditions with your family and friends as you celebrate the next few days. See you back in a few!


  1. your girls are so sweet, I just love the reindeer bag!
    Merry Christmas to you guys too! May your day be filled with joy, your heart filled with love, and your voice filled with laughter.
    xxx Alessandra

  2. Merry Christmas to you and your lovely family. I hope Santa has been good to you all this year!

  3. Merry Chhistmas to you and all your loved ones!

  4. Merry Christmas to you and yours!!!

  5. Merry Christmas, hope you all have a wonderful time celebrating together!

  6. Merry Christmas! DB is - rather was - a hunter. He saved the leg with hoof attached one year. 'Accidently' left the water on and made mud...remember, we're in east Texas...no snow. The next morning the kids found reindeer tracks, sled tracks, and 'deer' droppings in the front yard. No fireplace with attached chimney either. We had to leave the front door unlocked...

    Gonna have cornbread with the gumbo for lunch. Hope you are on the way!

  7. Hi Kar, found you over at Sallys :)