Thursday, December 9, 2010

It's beginning to look a lot like...

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Mommy has located the bins she stored the holiday things in...
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We braved the cold of the garage to hunt for the traditional tree. (Because really, though I would love the photos of Ya and Chi wielding saws or axes cutting down a sweet sapling, who wants to figure out how to keep a real tree looking lovely?)
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This year, Ya helped Chi put the ornaments on instead of taking each one she had carefully placed off.
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And Chi took a second evening to arrange, adjust, and embellish.
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I think it is simply lovely - - especially as we share memories of the special ornaments we've gathered over the years or made ourselves.
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It's really not about the tree or the lights.  
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It's about continuing family traditions, spending time together, and reminiscing.
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And yes, we know that the real reason for this season is to celebrate the Birth, the promise, and the love.
bokeh party at http://my3boybarians.com

4 comments:

Ashley Sisk said...

These photos make me happy and I love the bokeh.

TOLIVER FAMILY said...

1) love the bokeh!
2) i have that bonnet

Sereina said...

What fun pictures! Love the snowman ornament.

Domain said...

this is like childhood nostalgia in a post. lovely!

darcy
http://my3boybarians.com