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Christmas Memories

Many of my 48 Christmas celebrations have passed with little to make them stand out – but this year will be one I remember, because it is the first since Tom died where I feel a genuine sense of peace … Continue reading

27. December 2016 by tjsjohanna
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Ready for Christmas

It always seems there isn’t enough December for all the things I want to do during the Christmas season!  It took me three weeks to put up all the Christmas decorations.  I would work for ten or fifteen minutes and … Continue reading

23. December 2014 by tjsjohanna
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Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year!

  We want to wish you all a Merry Christmas! Since I didn’t get around to writing a Christmas Letter this year, I thought I’d take a moment to highlight 2013 for our family. Spencer spent a good portion of … Continue reading

18. December 2013 by tjsjohanna
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Merry, Merry Christmas!

Well, we jumped from remodeling the kitchen to full-fledged Christmas preparations.  As the mother and tone-setter for the family, I proceeded to lose my mind and take my family with me!!  There are entirely too many things to do in … Continue reading

22. December 2011 by Johanna
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Happy New Year!

I’ve neglected the blog – and yet I’m selfishly checking everyone else’s blogs ALL the TIME hoping they have posted again. I am resolved to do better. Family update? We all had a wonderful time at Christmas – though it … Continue reading

09. January 2011 by Johanna
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Christmas – How did you spend your day?

Well – we survived thrived through another Christmas season!  I was most relieved to stop shopping.  When Christmas day arrived I was done, for better or worse! Tom prepared a five course meal for Christmas Eve. Here’s the menu: Black … Continue reading

31. December 2009 by Johanna
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Christmas Day

Just wanted to share our tips for torturing the kids on Christmas Day. #1 – when children arrive in Mom & Dad’s room begging to go down and open presents Christmas morning, begin an extended conversation on the advisability of … Continue reading

29. December 2008 by Johanna
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Things I Love About Christmas

One of my favorite things about Christmas is getting Christmas letters!  I love hearing about everyone’s news and how their year has been.  Sure, some letters might be a little boastful, but mostly they are newsy and funny and creative … Continue reading

16. December 2008 by Johanna
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November

I don’t really have much to say – but I’m trying not to leave the blog idle!  I have been trying to do some christmas preparations – i finally decided what I was doing for my siblings, but I’m still … Continue reading

17. November 2008 by Johanna
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