From the monthly archives:

December 2008

Making Stuff: Christmas Jammies

by This is Carrie on December 26, 2008

Couldn’t settle on a Christmas themed print so I went with this Chinese Take-out print instead.  Made from a thrifted pattern from back in the day when patterns only cost 50 cents.

Share

{ Comments on this entry are closed }

The Madness Begins

by This is Carrie on December 26, 2008

I see “Making Stuff: Doll Clothes” in my future.  Until then, thank you to Terri’s Touch Etsy shop for creating such great historical outfits that fit “those dolls”

Share

{ Comments on this entry are closed }

Christmas Tradition: Christmas Lights

by This is Carrie on December 26, 2008

On Christmas Eve, we headed down to the town of Naples to check out the legendary lights on the water.

Share

{ Comments on this entry are closed }

Merry Christmas to One and All!

by This is Carrie on December 25, 2008

Share

{ Comments on this entry are closed }

The Nice List

by This is Carrie on December 25, 2008

Just in case making breakfast in bed for their mother on Christmas Eve wasn’t enough to secure their spot on the “nice list”, the girls left Santa a note stating their case as well as a plate of cookies and a glass of chocolate milk (“because everyone else will just be leaving plain milk”).

Share

{ Comments on this entry are closed }

Making Stuff: Ornaments

by This is Carrie on December 24, 2008

The hand-drawn ornaments of 2008.top row:  Santa and a penguin by Pumpkin age 3bottom row: gift, Rudolph and Tree by Princess age 6

Share

{ Comments on this entry are closed }

Christmas Tradition: Neighborhood Caroling

by This is Carrie on December 24, 2008

Well it hasn’t been a tradition, but from now on, it certainly will be.  Hopefully next year we’ll be able to round up a few more neighborhood kids to join us.  We’ll need more tambourines.

Share

{ Comments on this entry are closed }

Playing Santa

by This is Carrie on December 24, 2008

Today the girls realized that it’s really quite fun to play Santa while you wait for Santa.

Share

{ Comments on this entry are closed }

Family Movie Night

by This is Carrie on December 23, 2008

The Muppet Christmas CarolI had forgotten how much I love the Muppets.

Share

{ Comments on this entry are closed }

Christmas Jeopardy

by This is Carrie on December 23, 2008

The category: Christmas SymbolsFor 600 points the answer is: A symbol of the never ending nature of Christ’s love- having no beginning and no end. And because I was playing this jeopardy game with a group of children ages 3-11, I added this extra hint: It’s the shape of a circle …

Share

{ Comments on this entry are closed }