Monday, December 5, 2016

Blogmas DayFive: Pictures & Memories of Christmas Past

BLOGMAS 2016 PROMPTS

Day 1 - The Christmas Tag 
Day 2 - Christmas Movies on the Must Watch List
Day 3 - Christmas Wishlist
Day 4 - Christmas Playlist
Day 5 - Pictures and Memories of Christmas Past
Day 6 - Pot Simmer Recipes
Day 7 - Cookies to be Baked (can be a recipe you make every year, or some you want to try)
Day 8 - Favorite Family Christmas Recipe
Day 9 - How do you decorate?
Day 10 - Real Tree or Artificial Tree
Day 11 - Stocking Stuffer Ideas
Day 12 - Quiet Christmas or Family Filled Loud Party Christmas?
Day 13 - Christmas Cards (do you send them, show us your favorites this year, or tells your favorite cards to send whether vintage, or bright and colorful)
Day 14 - Advent Calendar
Day 15 - Christmas Party Food Ideas
Day 16 - Winter Tag
Day 17 - Christmas Wishes
Day 18 - Homemade or Store Bought (What are you giving this year)
Day 19 - Recap of Christmas 2015 in pictures
Day 20 -  Christmas Decorations Reveal (show us your tree, your home decor, your mantle, anything you want)
Day 21 - Holiday Family Traditions
Day 22 - Preparing for the big day (show us your wrapping skills, are you making lists, getting the house ready for guests?)
Day 23 - Post whatever you wish
Day 24 - Christmas Eve (Are you opening presents tonight, is this your big celebration, what are you doing)
Day 25 - Christmas Day 



I'm joining in with my Friend Sandra from the blog Diary of a Stay at Home Mom for the Blogmas of Christmas this season. You can check her out here and come play along! Here's day 5:



Day 5 - Pictures & Memories of Christmas Past

Since I am getting to this so late - I thought I'd keep it brief.  I won't get into the memories details part now...but I will share the links where you can see when I posted about Blogmas before and shared some Christmas past info: here and here. 


And here are a few photos from last year:

Beautiful light filled park in our area every Christmas. Fills the whole park with Christmas lights, scenes, you can see Santa and Mrs. Claus and the reindeer. There's free cookies, cocoa, coffee, popcorn, and fire roasting stations with marshmallows. It's magical.



A peek at cookies from one of our baking sessions.







We like goofy gifts if you can't tell. ;) 



Some of the grandkids lined up on the stairway at my MIL and FIL's beautiful historical home. They were checking what was in their stockings. 



My little niece helping my MIL last year.




Elves handing out all the gifts that were under their 10 foot tree.




The goofy door prize game later in the day at our house.




Christmas Eve night. My Heart in a photo. 



My Hubby being a goof ball and offering me a "close up".  ;)



The mess after opening gifts Christmas Eve after mass.







Getting the tables all set up for the next day for Christmas dinner at our house. 








3 comments:

  1. Oh, those reindeer cookies are just the best thing. I am in awe of your organisational skills - mine are getting more casual every year :)

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  2. Your hubby is a cutie :).

    Your table looks lovely Carrie! Hope you have a white Christmas!!

    XXX

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  3. I love the picture of your son and daughter! Children are a gift from God. I have recently wondered if my childhood friend goes to the same church as you. Their last name is Fuhrman.

    Hugs,
    Margot

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