Our family traditionally starts celebrating when the first star is visible in the sky on Christmas Eve. The Photo of the Day will go on hiatus for a few days. Since I will likely not be posting at all over the next few days, I wish to take this opportunity to with you and yours … Continue reading Photo of the Day: Christmas Eve sunrise
We are a bit behind on our Christmas decorating this year. Usually, we start at least by Nov. 27 (the Feast of St. Catherine). However, this Christmas is a first for 3 felines. So we set up the tree, but left it alone. We didn't even fluff out the branches. The idea being, the cats … Continue reading All bent out of shape
As I write this, we are starting to wind down from several busy days. Christmas Day itself, we try to keep more of a quiet affair. The fifth candle of our advent wreath has been lit, we have had our dinner, and it is time to get some rest before we continue with our holiday … Continue reading Winding Down
I hope your day was filled with peace, joy and good company! The Re-Farmer and family.
I just have to share something I got in the mail today, from a dear friend. She is so hilarious!!!! Check these out! First, there's the festive packing tape covering the box itself. Then there was the "snowfall" when it was opened, then there was the array of tiny little gifts for everyone - including … Continue reading Awesome friends!
The tree and decorations are up. The gifts are wrapped. Aside from those few last things that have to wait for the last minute, we are ready for Christmas. I am glad we were able to put our tree up this year. We missed out on a lot of that last year, with everything still … Continue reading Ready
While putting up a few more Christmas decorations, I took the time to change out the batteries for some lights in our nativity scene. It is the teeniest of nativity scenes. The tallest figures are maybe three inches high. I used to put the trees on the dash of our old van for Christmas. I … Continue reading Tiny Things
While doing the rounds this morning, it was -25C (-13F), with a windchill of -32C! (-25F) out there! When I went into the sun room to give the cats their food and water, I found this. I thought, for a moment, that the light bulb might have burnt out, but nope. It got cold enough … Continue reading Baby, it’s cold outside!
A little something my daughter found. Enjoy!
Yes, we now have a Christmas tree up in our dining room. But it's not what you think! We do have a long Christmas season; a combination of traditions from both my own and my husband's family that we continued, as something to pass on to our children.. Our first day of Christmas is something … Continue reading It’s not what you think!