We left yesterday morning to go out of town and just got back but I wanted to pop in to wish everyone a Happy New Year! A New Year Prayer Holy Father, God of our yesterdays, our today, and our tomorrows. We praise You for Your unequaled greatness. Thank You for the year behind us and for the year ahead. Help us in Your new year, Father, to fret less and laugh more. To teach our children to ... Read More about Happy New Year!
I love the idea of starting the new year all organized, everything in place and clean don't you? While that's a lovely goal it's really not something that's doable (for me at any rate). I've barely kept the house clean from Thanksgiving through now! Most of it was decorated and looked pretty but only I know that I hadn't really deep cleaned anything in a month. I think I washed the kitchen floor ... Read More about That’s not me!
Did anyone besides me go to the thrift store for after Christmas sales? I found these pretty red candle holders for $1.51. I love red all year round, so these will fit into my normal decorating! Some of the online after Christmas sales were better than the brick and mortar sales. I got that beautiful folk art candle online here at 75% off - it was only $3.50. I couldn't believe ... Read More about Red Candle Holders
~Dave Ramsey Hi there! I hope everyone had lovely Christmas - we did! But I'm already thinking about putting all the decorations away - I'm really not a Grinch...really! I just feel claustrophobic with so much stuff in a small space. It feels messy to me. I want to start organizing and getting ready for what will be a fabulous New Year (I always have such hope)! I'm working on tweaking our ... Read More about What Are Your Top 5 Financial Goals for 2009?
I'd like to thank my dear bloggy friend Jennifer ( Fiddle Dee Dee) for the Christmas Spirit Award and I'm suppose to share 5 Things That I Love About Christmas: I love decorating our Christmas tree together with the Christmas music playing and our traditional eggnog drink. Unfortunately my 16 year old is too big to sit on her Dad's shoulder to put the topper on top. All she has to do is stand ... Read More about Merry Christmas Everyone!
I've really enjoyed all the various holiday home tours and got some great new ideas for next year. I'm only about 1/3 of the way through BooMama's Tour though! I think she had about a kagillion people sign up!Here are just a couple more Christmas pictures I thought I'd share and then I'm done!This is our doggie Christmas tree topper. He looks just like our Golden Maxie!Below are a few favorite ... Read More about Last Few Christmas Pictures