Archive for December, 2011

From Outside The Frame

Friday, December 30th, 2011

Free 2012 calendars–some cute ones We loved this video–Dude robbed the wrong store! That’s all this week–I wasn’t online much!    

Who Is He?

Saturday, December 24th, 2011

I saw this at Barbara’s tonight and wanted to share it with you. Who is He in yonder stall At Whose feet the shepherds fall? Who is He in deep distress, Fasting in the wilderness? Refrain: ’Tis the Lord! O wondrous story! ’Tis the Lord! the King of glory! At His feet we humbly fall, […]

From Outside The Frame

Friday, December 23rd, 2011

Good idea! Use coffee filters to make snowflakes A cute gift idea–homemade marshmallow shooter kit All kinds of ideas for using vintage/thrift store finds Cute idea for a gift card   I’m not going to say I won’t be posting because I just may! But then again, I may not! SO! I’d like to wish […]

This & That Chat

Thursday, December 22nd, 2011

My Christmas knitting is done. Although, I DID see an Angry Birds hat that James would love but I  think starting a knitting project at this point isn’t so smart! We got a little dusting of snow last night. James is so excited although he wishes it were enough to crank up the snow blower. […]

Tears At The Talent Show~Repost

Wednesday, December 21st, 2011

Last Friday was a big day in our family. I knew that Lee’s parole officer was taking him in at least for the weekend and most likely for longer. I was tired and emotional and wished I could just ignore the day. It was one of my classic, “I’m so tired I’m about to shut […]

Christmas Eve At The Prison~Repost

Tuesday, December 20th, 2011

I went to visit Lee on Christmas Eve. The visiting room was decorated. A tree stood in the corner its lights twinkling brightly. A toy train chugged around the base,happily unaware of its location. The air was full of the sounds of people in a festive mood. Lots of loud talking, laughter, and smiles. There […]


Tuesday, December 20th, 2011

I was commissioned to make these for my little nephews. My sister found the idea as a crochet pattern. I think they turned out pretty cute! Although we’re worried that the toddler size hat is TOO big but we shall see. I’m a little bummed that they aren’t’ really from me;)!

Rethinking The Christmas Story

Sunday, December 18th, 2011

This year, I’ve heard multiple things that blew my mind in regard to the Nativity story! We never believed there were only 3 wise men. They traveled a very long way. They were well to do. It was a dangerous journey–robbers, terrain, etc. They probably brought many servants with them and who’s to say there […]

A Vintage Christmas Treat~Repost

Saturday, December 17th, 2011

I’ve posted this every Christmas since the year I found it. It’s worth reading again and again. Hearing the goodness of God never gets old! I am in charge of our church library. Since it was very much in need of an update, I’ve been weeding out very old books and replacing them with the […]

From Outside The Frame

Friday, December 16th, 2011

Salad ideas–it’s not just lettuce and ranch anymore! Tips to take Christmas tree photos Wow–so pretty! These do NOT look like salt dough! I think I should try them. No sew ruffle tree skirt! Really pretty. 100 Christmas cookie ideas A great reminder with tips on photographing your children Quick and easy canvas art. I […]