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Christmas Greetings!

Greetings and Merry Christmas! I couldn’t let the day go by without popping in to say hi and spread some Christmas cheer.

As usual I’m up before the rest of my house, sitting here drinking coffee by the light of the Christmas tree. Shortly I’ll start playing Santa and getting the kids’ stockings ready. I used to stay up late and do that on Christmas Eve after they’ve gone to bed, but now they outlast me, so I get up and do it in the morning before they wake up.

We had a fun Christmas Eve celebrating C’s birthday by going out for sushi (her choice) and then later on, opening our pajamas by the tree and watching Elf together.

I’m looking forward to a leisurely Christmas celebration today, making memories in our new home. I know it won’t be perfect; nothing in life is, but it’s ours, and I’m grateful for it.

While it’s fun to open gifts and enjoy our families and good food and the comforts of home, my hope is in none of these things. In the words of Mary, My soul magnifies the Lord, and my spirit rejoices in God my Savior! 

Wishing you and yours a joyous and blessed Christmas Day!

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47 thoughts on “Christmas Greetings!

  1. Merry Christmas to you & your family. Yes, the greatest gift is Jesus. Have a great day. Hope to see pics tomorrow. ♡♡♡♡♡♡♡

  2. Merry Christmas! This year hasn’t “felt” like Christmas with our empty nest.  But I’ve been turning to the real meaning of Christmas and I’m looking forward to our new traditions with our granddaughter.. We are blessed beyond comprehension!

  3. Merry Christmas! This day is going to be so busy and my heart is so full, and getting a short note from my absolute favorite blogger just made it a little brighter. Your blog is a blessing.
    Praying your day is full of His love, peace, joy and comfort.

  4. Merry Christmas to you and your family!! Thanking God for the daily wee gift you and your blog are to us ❤️💚

  5. Merry Christmas, Jo-Lynne. Thank you for popping into my email daily and keeping me well-dressed. Enjoy your first Christmas in your new home, making new memories and traditions. Blessings to you and your family for a fabulous 2019 🎄🍾

  6. Merry Christmas, Jo-Lynne! Wishing you all of the joys of the season and many blessings for a happy and safe New Year! 

  7. Merry Christmas! Same here. I don’t know what time they went to sleep. I finished the stockings early this morning . They all should be sauntering down soon…I hope. Have a wonderful time today in your new home. Thank You for all your helpful styling advice.

  8. Merry Christmas!  Come let us adore Him!  Enjoy your special Christmas in your new home.  Thank you for sharing so much of yourself with us.

  9. I especially liked the nothings perfect line in your blog.  Have a great day   I’ll be wearing one of your inspired looks # ag jeans  beautiful photo 

  10. Just popping in to say Merry Christmas to my favourite blogger. Enjoy your first Christmas in your new home. I know you’ll be making many more happy memories. 
    Oops! Got caught. Gotta go! 😀

  11. Merry Christmas to you and your family! As I think about Christmas, I always think of Easter. Jesus was born. He died for us, but HE AROSE on the third day! Hallelujah!!!!! 

  12. Merry Christmas! Thank you so much for the time and effort you put into your blogging and all that you share.  It truly shows all the hard work. Relax this day and enjoy your family and be blessed just as you are a blessing to others.❤️

  13. Merry Christmas to you, your husband and children!!! 
    Thanks for everything you do in your blog so we all look awesome all 365 days!!!😊🎄🎁

  14. I love your Christmas traditions probably because they are similar to ours. Pajamas for Christmas is still a thing, even though my kids are grown. Hope you had a blessed season.

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