Christmas 2009!

I hope everyone had a wonderful Christmas! We had a great time. I barely picked up my camera the entire time. Instead we videoed present opening and the other fun festivities. So here are a few snapshots from Christmas eve … Continue reading

Our Christmas Card!

This was our Christmas Card this year. It actually went out on time and I believe it has been received by almost everyone by now : ) (Simon was trying to escape) edited to add Simon’s Santa Picture. It’s too … Continue reading


It’s the 4th and final week of advent and tonight we lit the last advent candle, the one that represents love. (We will lite the center “Christ Candle” on Christmas eve. ) This weekend was busy so it was nice … Continue reading


Today marks the beginning of the 3rd week of Advent. Each candle represents an aspect of the spiritual preparation for the coming of the Lord, Jesus Christ. This is the week of the Shepherds’ Candle or Joy Candle for Advent. … Continue reading


Tonight begins week two of our advent celebration. This week we light the Peace candle in addition to the Hope candle. Simon is really getting into this advent stuff. I would say that he loves lighting candles but really he … Continue reading


Today is the first Sunday of Advent. Today we light the Hope candle and we are invited to thank God for the hope we have in Jesus, the prophesied Messiah. This, year we have started a new tradition. In effort … Continue reading