Life Goes On

December is filled with traditions for our family:  

Places to go: Stone Zoo lights, Methuen Festival of Trees, Enchanted Village, Journey to Bethlehem  

Things to do: Christmas crafts, gift bags for our gas attendants and dry cleaners, our advent calendar  

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The reason for the season  

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Hot chocolate...always a hit!!! 

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One of my weaknesses-cupcakes  

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Don't you love the minion cookie?!?! 

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Well, you can see food is a big part of our Christmas!  

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Our elf on the shelf tradition is if you find the elf with something that belongs to you, then you do a kind thing for someone.  

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Even wise elves worship Him!  

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Tradition of putting a Christmas wish list on an ornament  

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Watching Christmas cartoons and movies  

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Ryan and Evelyn came to visit us with their three kiddos!  

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Stone Zoo lights

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Thanksgiving at Auntie Lotetta's  

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Breakfast time!!!  

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Magic Brush with Joy

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Journey to Bethlehem  

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Nerf gun battles  

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Rachel taking the SSAT's

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Swimming with the girls  

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Catching a wave indoors  

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Hot chocolate and homeschooling-great combo

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Santa at Target! Finally, he caught on.  Maybe next year he'll try Amazon Prime!  

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Cooking cookies  

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Reading Pilgrim's Progress  

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Lilly getting ready for her dance recital  

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My skinny Santa  

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The Harry Potter marathon begins!  

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The kids love to play with the marble ball maze  

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Christmas in NJ; I love reading books with my little nephew (and photographing him)  

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"The cousins" 

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Dress up

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Feeling famous  

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The guys watching football  

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Jessica  came up to visit and we went to Sky Adventure  

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We had a girls day with my best friend Becky picking out her wedding dress!  

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Grandma is over for Christmas  

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