Category: Christmas Posts

Review: Ember Temperature Controlled Ceramic Mug

My wife gave me the perfect gift for a coffee or tea lover this Christmas, the Ember Ceramic Mug. I’ll never drink a lukewarm cup of coffee or tea again!

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Twas the Night before Christmas—WordlessWednesday Art

The children were nestled all snug in their beds

Hopefully Dr. Clement C. Moore who wrote “‘Twas the Night Before Christmas” as a present for his children isn’t rolling over in his grave because of this post?

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The Story of a Garnet Ring – and a New Family Tradition

Here’s the story of generations of love in my family… symbolized by a garnet ring… and how James Avery has helped me continue this lovely family tradition!

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Top 10 Christmas Movies for Parent Date Nights

Collage of favorite Christmas DVD covers

I find many Christmas films make great date movies for parents. Which are missing from this list you recommend we watch together after the kiddos are asleep?

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Texas Christkindl Market – DFW

Our Daughter with the Angel at Texas Christkindl Market 2015

I miss the European Christmas Markets of my youth, and so was thrilled to find this wonderful FREE family Christmas event smack in the middle of Dallas-Fort Worth, the Texas Christkindl Market!

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Reading – Give the Gift that Keeps on Giving

Disney Frozen - Step Into Reading

Wondering what to buy that special child on your gift list this year? Skip the toys that will be broken and forgotten in a day or two…

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A Christmas Bear Hug – Wordless Wednesday

A Christmas Bear Hug!

My wife snapped this photo of our 6 year old giving an extremely large bear a hug! Our daughter has never met a creature she didn’t want to hug. Even snakes!

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I Want to Say… Thanks.

You are part of a core group of eclectic individuals spread halfway across the globe… a group I’m so proud to call my friends. Thanks for enriching my world and that of my family. We wish you a very safe and Merry Christmas!

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My Week of Elf on the Shelf Love Notes For Our Daughter

The Elf on the Shelf holding My Daughter's Polar Express Bell - Thumbnail

The week my wife & daughter were out of state, I posed our elf in a variety of places & activities… ranging from rock climbing to Urban Cowgirl bronco busting…

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