Category Archives: Holidays

Halloween

Halloween this year was a scary one.  The day before was pouring rain, the morning was raining hard too, but by 1 pm, the rain stopped and it didn’t rain until later this weekend.  It was a beautiful evening making … Continue reading

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celebrating

As it has become, the tradition is to get together with our friends on Christmas Eve, and celebrate with a special meal, as I did growing up in Chile. Together, in family, with our dear friends. This year, even more … Continue reading

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christmastime at home

I love Christmastime.  It is my favorite holiday for sure.  And I love it that we can be home, and be together.  It is just perfect. I love the lights, the tree, the decorations, the candles, the making, the gatherings, … Continue reading

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To a New Year : A un Año Nuevo

Happy New Year!  Wishing you a 2014 filled with love, peace, good health, lots of playing and beautiful adventures. Sincerely, from my family to yours. Feliz Año Nuevo Deseándoles un 2014 lleno de amor, paz, buena salud, juegos y lindas … Continue reading

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decorating the tree

Siena’s first ornament.  Now, eleven years old. Lucas’s first ornament, now eight years old. Our stockings ready to be hung. Something we all look forward to each year.  Looking back at old photos (I made a scrapbook of past Christmases) … Continue reading

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Peacock Lane Tour

This is one of the trips we do each year during Christmas time, to see the lights on this street.  Peacock Lane Lights. All the lights are amazing. We even saw Star Wars lights with Star Wars snowflakes on the windows, … Continue reading

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getting the tree

On a sunny day in early December we headed to the mountains to get our Christmas tree. What a treat it was.  Really! I do love where we live and we go out a bit, but it doesn’t seem to … Continue reading

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