Christmas

It was a good day.

December 26, 2013

Thermal mugs, not lenses, in case you didn’t notice the wonky brand name. Just the six of us. Gifts. Hugs. Cinnamon rolls. Christmas music. Books. Games. Our not-so-traditional dinner tradition of crepes (made by Mr. FG and me. We kind of rock at this.), sausage, and bacon. I hope your day was full of good […]

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Guess the cookie artist (and win a $50 gift card to Amazon!)

December 16, 2013

So, you know that we made frosted sugar cookies last week. And if you were around last year, you know that we did a just-for-fun cooking guessing contest…I posted six cookies, and you guys tried to guess which of us made each cookie. We all got a kick out of watching the guesses roll in, […]

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The tree, it is decorated.

December 5, 2013
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(On Tuesdays and Thursdays, I post a photo or two and just a few words.) That’s a good way to spend a December evening, I think. _____________ Joshua’s 365 post: Non-Digital Minecraft

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Give more presence

December 3, 2013
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Normally I post a photo on Tuesdays, but instead, I wanted to share this video with you today. I’ve posted stuff from the Advent Conspiracy in years past, but the message bears repeating. I know I need to keep hearing it. Email subscribers, here’s a link to the video, since it won’t show up in […]

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Making Christmas Merry (while keeping your sanity and sticking to your budget)

November 11, 2013
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In October of last year, I wrote a series of posts about celebrating Christmas in a meaningful and not frenzied way. (I was going to write an ebook, but life kind of got in the way, and I realized I’d really rather write a series of posts!) I was inspired to write this series because […]

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Some favorite Christmas gifts

January 2, 2013

I know it’s January, and we’re all ready to move on from Christmas, but I just wanted to highlight a few of the favorite gifts from this year. And then I promise I’ll stop talking about Christmas, because I’m ready to move on too! I got all of my Christmas stuff packed up yesterday and […]

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