Snapshots of Christmas

This month has brought healing, anxiety, peace and surprises.  With all of the emotions and feelings flying around I clung to the birth of Jesus.  The birth of our Savior, My Savior.  The One who I would not make it through the day without.  Reminders of His sacrifice for me greets me around every turn in my house.  I wait until New Years Eve to take down the decorations. Here are a few images of the past week…. & the {Read More}

Christmas Challenge ~ Trading Ways

  This year’s Christmas Challenge has been a lot of fun.  I have met amazing people through my site and Instagram.  A month ago I put out a call that I wanted to trade some items I have for American Girl clothing or other items. Within a Day, AdalinesNest responded.  A few messages back and forth and we had traded 4 American Girl Outfits, Bath Salts, a Hand Scrub and a Candle for a leather clutch, and cutting board made {Read More}

Christmas Challenge Progress

The other day I shared this Christmas Challenge we’re taking as a family to not spend one dollar on Christmas presents. Weird, I know.  You can read more here. This is not a challenge so we can brag about it.  The presents won’t be perfect, but there will be a lot of love and thought going into them. For example, last February I thrifted a crib dust ruffle.  I took it yesterday and made 2 ruffled aprons out of it. {Read More}