Saturday, December 31, 2011

Happy New Year!

Happy New Year to everyone!  I hope you have a safe and fun New Year's Eve!!!  I want to thank all of you for your wonderful posts, interactions, and positive comments throughout this year.  This blog truly started, not because of me, but because of a calling I felt.  I hope to continue to grow it as the year progresses. 

I wish for you much love, peace, and happiness for the new year.  And maybe to grow a little in your faith!!!

Friday, December 2, 2011

Christmas List Rules

We have new rules at our house this year for Christmas.  I'm not entirely sure how these are going to play out, but I heard them on K-Love and LOVE them!!!!

Each person's list must be divided into four parts:

  1. Something you want
  2. Something you need
  3. Something to wear
  4. Something to read
Santa will choose one thing from each list (maybe more, depending on value).  We've held strong to the three gift rule for several years (thinking Jesus only received three gifts, why would any of us deserve more than Him?) -- but that's kind of tough sometimes.............

I would be curious to know if any of you have ever tried this, or any other manner, of limiting Christmas gifts?  I get so uncomfortable when I realize what is spent each year on Christmas in this country.  I want to celebrate with my family and 

Let me know your thoughts.