Thursday, December 26, 2013

A Very Merry Scrapbook 2013~ Scenes from Thanksgiving through Birthday, Advent and Christmas~

Hi there and welcome!
I hope you all had a WONDERFUL Christmas,
memorable, fun and blessed.
I know Santa was good to you because ...
I have the best blog readers ever!
You are simply great.
While I blogged much in December, I didn't "scrapbook"
a few events......
So here, for my own organization and enjoyment and
for your perusal, if you'd like, 
are a few glimpses..... ~~~

~Thanksgiving Day~

 Best mashed potatoes ever. 
Really, really....

The boy's own apple crisp!

~Santa Parade
on Thanksgiving Weekend~

~Advent tradition~
Jesse tree,
advent wreath
 and setting up the manger:


~The boys' Christmas concert~
LI Homeschool Orchestra
Nursing home concert:

Family concert~

 ...and on the way home, this awesome house decorated for Christmas~
 A special boy turns 11, breakfasts at IHOP, visits his favorite
local seaside town, gets amazing gifts,
 including a van Gogh, scored at a garage sale and wears a 
wacky balloon hat he made himself


Our parish's newest "master" altar server~~~
So proud of my boy!

~Decorating the Tree~

Christmas Goodie Concocting!
Gingerbread Houses,
Chocloate Pretzels and Cookies~

~Christmas Eve~

 Tracking Santa!!

Hanging stockings and leaving goodies
for Santa and ....

...his team~

Christmas morn.......

 A stuffed "monster" that my boy made for me, book suggestion by 

 So excited to give a gift to his aunt!!

Leftover ham at midnight!

Hope you know how happy I am to share with you.....
See you here again soon...
 MERRY  ( day after) CHRISTMAS!!

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