Tag Archives: Christmas

Merry Christmas :: Giveaway Winner

Merry Christmas to you all! We are in Dallas enjoying Jude’s first Christmas with friends and family. Crazy to say, but it’s actually a WHITE Christmas here in DFW. I am amazed at how many entries there were for the giveaway – it definitely got you lurkers out of the woodwork and commenting. 🙂 Thank […]

Christmas Photos

So really, this was an accidental Christmas photo. Our friends Claire and Chance launched their new company WholeNine at the relaunch of our friend’s restaurant Obee’s a couple weeks ago and our other friends, Elizabeth and James of Vignette Photography, were there with a photo booth. Whew. Lots of friends! Anyways, we stepped into the […]

Coffee Toffee

I really like trying to make candy but the results are often disastrous, messy and not as tasty as I’d like. Don’t even get me started on tempering chocolate. Ugh. Well, Deb at Smitten Kitchen did it again. We seem to have the same taste buds because I adore toffee. Heath bar with ice cream? […]

Tis the Season. . .

The past couple of years Jason and I have been pondering what we want our Christmas to look like as we grow as a family. Now that Jude is here, we want this time of celebration to be meaningful and to create traditions that are going to foster a sense of sacrifice and giving instead […]

Dad’s New Robe (and Christmas Stuff)

So one of my final Christmas gifts that I completed was this robe for my Dad. I used the free McCall’s Pattern M4244 that I got awhile back and some Texas A&M style fleece for the fabric. Now, the robe patterns doesn’t list fleece as one of the options for fabric so there were certain […]