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It’s Beginning

It’s beginning to look a lot like Christmas!

From my toes to my head … see that hat?

Christmas parties have begun

That’s the luncheon at our Madison Valley Woman’s Club yesterday.
45 ladies showed up from our little Ennis community!

My dear friend, Susan P, came and helped me decorate our house from tree to…

…fireplace mantle and lotsa places around the house.
She did things I could never do by myself.
God bless her!

Those candles on the mantle are battery operated
and can be set to change colors!!

Isn’t that fun?
They can all be one of any choice of 8 colors
or they can rotate.
Good ole CostCo.
They have lotsa fun things
to get you in the holiday spirit!

But nothing depicts the Christmas season
quite as well as this treasure
that I found at our Christmas bazaar last Saturday.
It’s a manger scene made by a darling lady in Nairobi.
She used the bark from banana trees!!

It’s not Christmas unless we
recognize the nativity as
central to the holiday!

Is it beginning to look a lot like Christmas at your house? Tell me about it!

Have fun fixing your home
to reflect this holiday season
in a way that is meaningful for you.

For me and my family, it’s Christmas…

Thanking God for the gift of
Baby Jesus,
sharing time with family & friends,
sending out cards,
decorating with trees, candles, music
and presents…

and the fun has just begun!

Our TazE looks just like this Boston on the right.
She has decided the blanket under the tree is her bed.
She thinks the presents are for her.

Have fun this Christmas season…
and good luck keeping your dog, cat or kids
out from under the Christmas tree!


Comments on: "It’s Beginning" (16)

  1. Merry Christmas 🎄🎁

  2. That crib scene is certainly lovely. My library is now full of presents.

  3. Love love love this! So much joy and magic in just a handful of photos! Hope you’re doing as wonderfully as ever, my dear Lady Jan. *HUGS*

  4. A great start to the season Jan… thank goodness for our friends! Decorations look great❤️ Much love x

  5. Beautiful Christmas decorations! I haven’t put any up yet because of my twisted ankle. I’ll get on it next week for sure!

  6. Your decorations looks great, and so does your red nails and toes!!

  7. Elaina Colby said:

    How wonderful that Susan came and helped you decorate your house. It looks amazing! I love the color changing candles and the banana would nativity scene is beautiful. A treasure for sure. I wish I could come in person and share the Christmas holiday with you. Thank you Lord for the digital platforms that we can use to connect with our families.

    • Yes, I am grateful for Susan’s help … and for our connection via this wonderful thing called internet! 👍🏽❤️

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