Monday, December 21, 2009

Our wish to you....

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Recipe for Christmas All Year Long

Take a heap of child-like wonder
That opens up our eyes
To the unexpected gifts in life—
Each day a sweet surprise.

Mix in fond appreciation
For the people whom we know;
Like festive Christmas candles,
Each one has a special glow.

Add some giggles and some laughter,
A dash of Christmas food,
(Amazing how a piece of pie
Improves our attitude!)

Stir it all with human kindness;
Wrap it up in love and peace,
Decorate with optimism, and
Our joy will never cease.

If we use this healthy recipe,
We know we will remember
To be in the Christmas spirit,
Even when it's not December.

by Joanna Fuchs
www.poemsource.com


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From our family to yours.............

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Have A Very Blessed Christmas!!!!!!

 

33 comments:

Robin said...

Beautiful photos, especially that last one where the girls are laughing together.

Have a wonderful Christmas!

TanyaLea said...

Merry Christmas to You, too!! :)

I LOVE all of the photos... my favorites are the girls with their big sister, and then the last one where they are looking at eachother giggling...SO cute!!!

May you have a wonderful Christmas and a BLESSED 2010!! <><

love,
Tanya

Isabella's Mommy and Daddy said...

LOVE the new look and LOVE the new photos.. the girls are toooo cute..
Have a MErry Christmas my dear friend..
BIG HUGS..
Love ya..

JShannon said...

Those pictures are awesome. The girls look so happy and excited. I love to see Sophie and Ella's smiles :) I also love the look of your blog makeover too.

mommy24treasures said...

Merry Christmas Michelle,
Wishing you many blessings.
These are WONDERFUL pics:)
Love
Connie

Half Gaelic, Half Garlic! said...

What a wonderful "recipe" and gorgeous photos of the girls. I bet they are more than excited for the big day:)

Merry Christmas to you all!!

xo,

Lisa

Kim said...

Wonderful photos! Have a wonderful and blessed Christmas with your family!!

Lori Lynn said...

What a lovely poem and even lovelier pictures!!

Thanks for sharing. The girls are adorable.

Jewels of My Heart said...

Simply...... Beautiful........
Thank you and Merry Christmas to you and your precious family.
Love,
Daleea

Dori's Mommy (Diana) said...

Merry Christmas!

delucchi family said...

Merry Christmas to you too!!
Love Jules
xxx

Football & Fried Rice said...

Adorable pictures, Michelle!

I loved your Christmas card, but it is the picture of the girls that I keep staring at!! I LOVE their Christmas Tree dresses & when I see them together, I am just amazed that God KNEW before Time began that they would be sisters!!! I don't know - powerful - gets me emotional, I guess!

Merry Christmas to ya'll!

~Sara

Michelle said...

Simply beautiful!! I hope you and your family have a wonderful Christmas, Michelle!!

Felicia said...

Love your photos...adorable!

Merry Christmas!

The Princess's Mommy said...

Merry Christmas to you and yours, my sweet friend! Hope you have a very blessed holiday!

Love you,
Monica

Mei Mei s and Mayhem said...

Love the pictures!! Hope your family had a beautiful Christmas!!

Sherry said...

Great pictures.

Hope you guys had a wonderful Christmas and hoping the New Year is a full of all your hopes and dreams.

Faith, Hope, and Love said...

Merry Christmas my dear friend!!!
What beautiful pics of your beautiful family. The Christmas poem was sweet. I love the new look on your blog.

Love ya!

Colleen said...

Beautiful pictures!!!! My computer crashed and I lost all my saved blogs...took me a while to find you again...but I made here : )
merry Christmas!!!

Anonymous said...

Hi, Michelle! Maria and I just loved looking at all your pretty pictures! The Santa party looked so fun! I am typing here with Baby Nicholas in my arms. Love to your whole family from our whole family! Blessings,Maria XO
P.S. Call us here at Grandmom & Grandpop's anytime!

The Things We Carried said...

Merry Christmas to you all!

Colleen said...

Hope you had a joyous wonderful Christmas Michelle! These photos are stunning. Many blessings for 2010!!

GGAdventures said...

Absolutely beautiful pictures!! I hope you all had a wonderful and blessed Christmas with your family.
Love Kayla

Tiffany said...

Hope you all had a very Merry Christmas! What beautiful Santas!

Jill said...

OMGoodness Michelle! What adorable pic of the girls! They are too cute!!!
Happy New Year to you and your family!!

The Byrd's Nest said...

Are those not the sweetest little faces.....I LOVE them all! I know you will be sad that Chels will be heading back to school soon....I know you and I can relate to each other in SO many ways! lol Praying for your Mommy heart to feel peaceful.....love you!

redmaryjanes said...

Merry Christmas!

Mei Mei s and Mayhem said...

Im having my first blog GIVEAWAY!!! Come by and say Hello!!

Nancy Lee said...

You my dear friend are very blessed with so many wonderful friends and such a wonderful family! Wish I was closer to give you a sabbatical from the rad! Love ya, Nan

Kim said...

What wonderful photos of your beautiful family. I'm so glad that you sent me the link and that we've reconnected. Here's to a happy and healthy 2010!

Love,
-Kim Miller

Michelle said...

Just checking in and making sure you are ok.

Don and Lisa Osborn said...

That's a recipe worth keeping, MIchelle!

I hope your new year is off to a good start. I'm still trying to get into the swing of things. January is such a blah month for me.

I love keeping up with you and wish you many blessings.

Love~
Lisa

mommy24treasures said...

hey Michelle hope all is going well, thinking of you and your beautiful family.
Hugs
Connie

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