Christmas All Around

I mentioned on Friday that I felt behind in my holiday preparations, and while I still have a boatload of shopping to do, our house at least looks (and smells) like Christmas.

Friday night while the JA was at grad class, I took the opportunity to drag the decorations out of the attic. Tree was assembled, nativity set was put in place, and other decorations were scattered around the first floor.

tree 2013

Saturday was the baking day. Six dozen cookies later, I ventured out to prepare for the predicted snowfall. We ended the day with a viewing of Rudolph – one of our favorites!
pb cookies

choc peppermint cookies

Sunday, we traveled back to the church where we were married to celebrate another occasion. I became a godmother for the second time! The roads were getting iffy at this point (I was driving about 40 mph on a major highway) and we were glad to make it out and back safely!

CJ baptism

Today is a snow day for the JA, but staff has to report (booo). Looks like there’s more snow in the forecast, so fingers are crossed for a full day off for both of us tomorrow!

Linking up with Katie at Healthy Diva Life for Marvelous in My Monday!

Linking up with Katie at Healthy Diva Life for Marvelous in My Monday!

How do you prepare for the holidays? Anyone else putting off shopping?


2 thoughts on “Christmas All Around

    • First cookies are whole wheat peanut butter cookies (recipe from Baking Bites). Second photo is of whole wheat peppermint chocolate chip cookies. Recipe was just posted here a few minutes ago 🙂

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