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Advent Days 9 and 10

The past couple of days have been pretty hectic. And I’m exhausted, so I’m doing 2 for 1 tonight.

Another of my favorite advent days growing up was when my mom would draw a Christmas tree for each of us and we would all color our own and then hang them on the wall. 102 more words


A Holiday Tradition 

Each December, I take my wife to Maker’s Mark Distillery in Loretto, Kentucky for their Candlelight Tour. It is a tradition that I look forward to every year. 116 more words

It's Beginning to Look A Lot Like Christmas 

Hi friends! I hope you’ve been staying warm this week! The colder temperatures, decorated trees on 360 (a tradition if you don’t live in Austin), houses decked out with lights that would make the Griswold’s proud, and Christmas cards arriving in the mail have really filled me with holiday cheer. 378 more words



Krampus are the ladin folk culture chatacters symbolizing demons going out during the dark period of the end of November and beginning of December. (Some scary photo in the post)


Christmas Traditions That Teach Our Children Pt. 2

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In spite of the commercialization of Christmas, there are ways to put Christ back into the center of the Christmas celebration. It may take a great deal of effort to correct old, ingrained habits, but the rewards will be great as you find your energy and enthusiasm increasing instead of dissipating during the holiday season. 253 more words


Oregon Zoo Lights

We went to Oregon Zoo Lights for the first time last weekend, and it was so much fun! The day we chose to go ended up being perfect, because it wasn’t raining! 365 more words