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Tuesday, December 1, 2009

christmas decorating 09

Every year I always take photos of our Christmas deco day. I don't know why, but this year was very willy, nilly. No great photos but here are some memories for us.
Damsel loves to be in charge of the Nativity.

We must hang our special airplane collection..of coarse.

This is our official ceiling airplane hanger this year.


Christmas Bear is happy to be out for the season.

Dad is stuck trying to work on these pesky lights..you know a section always wants to peter out on everyone??
What a handsome smile..I am keeping this one!! :)

I am praying you all have a low stress, Christmas season and that you remember WHO it is all about. JESUS is the reason for this precious season!!

6 comments:

The Tribe said...

I always love your pictures even if they are willy nilly. What nice memories!

Gram Diane said...

Cool picture of yet another creation of God's! The beautiful clouds and God giving people the brains to figure out how to fly! Yes Christmas is all about Jesus.

Tonya said...

Thanks, I love you guys!!

stacy said...

love your blog makeover! and what a beautiful picture on your header! see, having a mom-pilot has its advantages, doesn't it?!

Tonya said...

Yes it does Stacy and I would sure like to meet for coffee again! Mis you.
T

Co-Founder and COO of Four Monkeys, Inc. said...

I was just going through my blog and noticed that you left me a note once...so I came over to visit.

Although I've only read through one entry, I am struck by the wonderful stories and pictures you've published. I can't wait to delve deeper!

Be well & Merry Christmas!
-Maribeth

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