“Every Christmas Eve, the elves will come and give us a new pair of pajamas.” ~ Sabrina Carpenter PJ Obsessed Last year was a year of a lot of firsts as far as fashion and new Christmas traditions go. As a family, we never did the new pajamas on Christmas morning that a lot of people do. And as an ….
Category: A Nautical Christmas
“For Christians, Advent reminds us why we need Christmas in the first place. It relies not only the grace of God but also the assent of Mary to the divine will.” ~ Michael J. Knowles Counting Down to Christmas Last year was the first time that I did an Advent Calendar after years of seeing my friends and fellow bloggers ….
“He’s a South Pole Elf” ~ Elf Me? Crafting? I know what you ALL are thinking! Kate I thought you didn’t craft? Well miracles do happen and it is the season for miracles and Christmas brings the crafty out in me (remember last years attempts at painting?) thus I attempted to do a craft with my nephews and niece, which ….
“I wish we could put up some of the Christmas spirit in jars and open a jar of it every month.” ~ Harlan Miller Department 56 Christmas Villages The lights, the magic, the imagination are all things that make Christmas so exciting. Especially when it is dark and cold, and oh so dreary out. Christmas livens everything up, which is ….
I love Quotes If the beginning of my blog posts weren’t a give away, I ADORE quotes. Not only do I look for the perfect quotes for each blog post, but I try to start my day with a positive one. They are like mantras, that at the beginning of each day I tell myself to set that inspiring joyful ….
“May your days be merry and bright, And may all your christmases be white” ~ Irving Berlin Where is the Snow? Guys I am SO salty or perhaps frosty, because we did NOT get ANY snow this past weekend. I am seriously considering having a word with Jack Frost AND the weather people! The storm was a total dud, and ….
“As dry leaves that before the wild hurricane fly, when they meet with an obstacle, mount to the sky. So up to the house-top the coursers they flew, with the sleigh full of toys, and St. Nicholas too.” ~ Clement Clarke Moore Happy Saint Nicholas Day friends! December 6 is the feast day of Saint Nicholas in the Christian and Christian ….
“My mom’s really into Christmas ornaments and our tree’s lavish and beautiful.” ~ Hannah Brown Traditions Every year I buy a new skating ornament. It was a tradition that my sister started when we were kids and after she passed I continued it. The only difference is that I now get my skating ornaments personalized with the year. As a ….
“For me growing up, Christmas time was always the most fantastic, exciting time of year, and you’d stay up until three in the morning. You’d hear the parents wrapping in the other room but you knew that also, maybe, they were in collusion with Santa Claus.” ~ Chris Pine Wrapped Presents I know, I know, Y’all are thinking isn’t it ….
“I love Hallmark movies because they make movies that you don’t see anymore… and at a time when there is so much evil in the world, it’s kind of nice to be able to retreat to something like a Hallmark Movies and Mysteries.” ~ Rita Moreno Graphic Tees I feel like graphic tees are my ugly sweaters or Christmas leggings ….