Tag Archives: Christmas

A Christmas Wish List

Last week Stella’s pre-k class walked down to the post office (12 blocks round trip) to mail their Christmas wish lists to Santa. Here is what Stella asked for… can you decipher it? 🙂

The Christmas Tree

Last year we never put up our Christmas decorations because we spent the holidays in Arizona at a rental property with my family (and the year before that we were in MN). This year we really wanted to stay home with the kids because Harvey has never actually spent Christmas at our house! Yesterday we […]

Merry Christmas!

Growing up in a rural area of a mid-western state and attending a Lutheran Liberal Arts college, I was pretty much surrounded by ELCA Lutherans and Catholics for the first 22 years of my life. There are some differences in specific beliefs between people raised in different denominations of Christianity, but overall, most of us were coming […]

Family Togetherness

3 years ago, my parents, siblings, and their significant others all came to Colorado to see us over Christmas. Stella was just two weeks old, and it was so fantastic to have everyone here to meet her! At the time, Charlie’s parents and sister Jaime lived here near us, and his brother (along with his […]

38 Weeks – Merry Christmas!!

I’m writing this from my couch while my mother-in-law, father-in-law, sister-in-law, and Charlie hang out watching National Lampoon’s Christmas Vacation. Stella is taking a nap after a fun morning of “cooking” in her new kitchen, and my heart is pretty much full. 🙂 I’m having Braxton Hicks contractions pretty regularly, as well as random shooting […]