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Monday, December 11, 2023

Blogmas 2023: 12/11

 Look what my hubby surprised me with ...

I'll pair this with a pair of jeans, some Christmas jewelry and depending on the occasion ... maybe a Santa hat!!!  

Hmmmm ... wouldn't some Santa hat earrings be perfect to wear with this t-shirt!!!

Oh, how I enjoy the Christmas season!

  Why I do Blogmas:  

It's no secret that I love everything about Christmas!  From the day after Thanksgiving till the last box of Christmas decor is packed away and put back in storage for the next year, I love every bit of it!   My husband and I are senior citizens who generally spend the holiday season alone.  While we do have lots of very good friends and our church family nearby, all of our children live far, far away and have children of their own to make holiday memories with within their own homes.  They are very thoughtful to include us in as much as possible via technology and we are so grateful to them for going beyond the extra mile to include us.   

I started doing Blogmas because I had a choice, either lose myself in sorrow over what I could not change or embrace the love I have for the season and share it with others.   I chose to share my joy in the journey not only with my children and grandchildren long-distance, but with others who love the season as I do and who just might find themselves spending the holidays alone as well. I hope in some small way you get a glimpse of holiday joy through these Blogmas posts and that it spills over into your life this holiday season!

Meet you back here tomorrow!

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  1. That is so pretty. Aren't surprises wonderful! Merry Christmas!

    1. Deloris, they sure are and Merry Christmas to you too!

  2. Lovely that he did that. We don't spend time with the kids. They understand with the 2hr one way and cost of fuel. They don't make the trip either. PLUS they now have grandkids them selves.

    1. Chef Owings, it gets harder the bigger a family gets and the further the miles between them are, doesn't it?