Wednesday, December 30, 2009

What fun we had !

It was great to get away to Patrick's home this year for Christmas. It was decorated so cute ! I just love looking at their ornaments and hearing the stories behind them. This year I got all the men Atlanta Brave's snowmen since they had all attended a game together earlier this year. Of course the new baby got one for his first Christmas. This year we got to go to a beautifully decorated home where the lights were connected to music on the radio. This was a real treat and it was so much fun to watch the baby watching the lights. They also had a donation box for the American Cancer Society. Maggie Beth and I braved the cold weather and ran to the box with our donation. We all missed having the V.B. clan with us this year. Maggie Beth especially missed Sarah Beth. Maggie Beth says "she's my girl!" I had never heard her say that before, so sweet. We did get to talk on the phone and that helped some. I hope to get some pictures soon from them to post here. Saturday we got to take Maggie Beth to the movie. We saw the "Chipmonks, The Sequel". Her favorites were the girl chipmonks singing 'Shake what your Moma gave you!" LOL It all ended much to quick and Sunday we were back on the road with what seemed like a million other people headed for home. We were so blessed with a safe trip and time to spend with much loved family.

Tuesday, December 22, 2009

Merry Christmas to all from Jack the cat

Found this adorable Santa outfit for one of our cats. Just could not resist it however, I think he was less than thrilled with his new dudes! LOL Any Whooo Merry Christmas to all!

Sunday, December 13, 2009

Christmas in the Okefenokee

The swamp is not something you traditionally think of at Christmas time but the folks over at the Okefenokee Swamp Park have brought the spirit of Christmas to the park. We started our visit at the Amphitheatre with a native American giving us some history. Then on to hear a brass band playing Christmas music under the moon light. Wish I had studied up on my night photography a little more, please bare with me. The big draw to the park was a train ride light show through the swamp and it was Magical! The weather cooperated with a cold dark night. We were enchanted around every corner with a special light scene. It was also great to find out that the Patterson bank had donated all their special Christmas decorations to the park. The traditional free train ride for the small children will continue on. Yippee!

Tuesday, December 8, 2009

Christmas Memories

I just love Christmas time. Looking back this was one of the best with all of the grand kids at home. Scottie was so funny as he pulled this beard and hat off of a big Christmas Elmo doll and started putting them on himself! Gotta love this kids flair for getting into character.

Monday, December 7, 2009

Christmas Card time

I always enjoy making Christmas cards and thinking about the people I will be sending them too.