Begining to Look a Lot Like Christmas   |   December 07, 2015
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 The day after Thanksgiving Carlie and Donny were excited to get out the Christmas boxes.
 
 
 
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 Donny loves to go outside and play every morning and often will go get his sneakers right after breakfast to ask to if he may go out.
 
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 After riding horses at Smothers on Thanksgiving Donny really liked the rocking horse. He didn’t even want to get off to eat his peanut butter sandwich.
 
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 Mostly for fear that Sis’ might get the horse and he wouldn’t be able to get it back.
 
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 Aunt Mildred knit me this stocking when I was a baby and Carlie wanted to try to wear it.
 
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 Every week we have made a special Christmas treat.
 
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 This week was Oreo cookies covered with candy cane kisses. I let Carlie and Donny open the kisses and they did very well about not eating them. Then on a closer inspection I noticed the kisses on Donny’s side of the bowl were all missing the tips….Strange!
 
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 I save all our Christmas cards every year and make little boxes out of them for a Christmas countdown. Carlie enjoyed picking out her favorite cards and I made them into boxes. Here is the little tree we made to put the boxes on. And every day Carlie and Donny take turns opening a box.
 
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 Mrs. Wardwell knitted these amazing stockings for Carlie and Donny! I just love them! They are one of my favorite decorations.  I think she has made a stocking for almost every baby in my home town.
 
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 On Friday nights during December our town puts on a drive in Christmas movie. We have been several times before and decided to go again this year. I made popcorn to take along.
 
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 We had so much fun! Sorry the pictures are so poor! Our camera doesn’t like dark. But we should be fixing that very soon!.
 
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 Saturday afternoon Donny fell sleep with his peanut butter sandwich half eaten. When I first went in to check on him it was still in his hand but by the time I got the camera it was beside him.
 
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 My first artificial tree! Finally decided it was time to be practical and get an artificial tree here. I haven’t seen too many fir growing in Florida.
 
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 Donny looking at the first part of the tree as if to say, “Is that all there is to it? I’ve heard of Charlie Brown trees but what is this? A Christmas shrub?”
 
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A evening snack of summer sausage, cheese, and crackers.