Archive for the 'christmukkah' Category

merry christmas!

Thursday, December 25th, 2008

His and Hers matching PJ’s.  It doesn’t get much better than that!

in hopes that st. nicholas soon would be there…

Tuesday, December 23rd, 2008

For my favorite trio…I hope Santa fills them to the top!

fa la la la latkes

Monday, December 22nd, 2008

Two posts in one day???  Well, I had to announce that…
CHRISTMUKKAH HAS OFFICIALLY BEGUN!!! According to the law book of the holiday, Christmukkah begins on the first night of Hanukkah and ends on Christmas day or the last night of Hanukkah (whichever goes the latest). Some years, I am told, can last up to [...]

december date night

Monday, December 22nd, 2008

Need I say more?

black and white and read all over

Friday, December 19th, 2008

From a very young age, my mother taught me a few good habits when it came to wrapping Christmas gifts.  Growing up, she would wrap all of the gifts that went under the tree in newspaper.  She would buy a bag of red bows to top off the gifts and add some Christmas color.  As you can see, I’ve followed in my mothers’ footsteps and added [...]

while the stockings were stitched by the chimney with care…

Tuesday, December 16th, 2008

While there hasn’t been much snow just yet, the rain is sprinkling just a but at the moment and threats of ice are in the forecast…so lightly speaking, “the weather outside is frightful.” I’m doing my best to stay warm and dry inside today. I’ve sewn this stocking for my Fairy Godson, Leo. [...]

oh christmas shrub, oh christmas shrub..

Friday, December 12th, 2008

A Christmas shrub?  I’m LOVING this!  This candy cane potted shrub arrived at my door just a few days ago with a note that read “I hope you and Eric have a GREAT HOLIDAY SEASON.”  It came with a small strand of colored lights and mini ornaments to decorate.  Thanks for the Christmas cheer Papa [...]

christmukkah

Friday, December 5th, 2008

I didn’t waste much time this year getting into the holiday spirit. Luckily for me, I not only feel the nostalgia that naturally comes with celebrating Christmas, but I also I get to experience all the traditions of the Hanukkah holiday. I grew up in a small rural town in Virginia where everyone [...]