Wednesday, December 23, 2009

Merry Christmas to you.......

Merry, Merry Christmas to you......Back to the New York City trip after Christmas....below are random pictures of some of my favorite things...
This wreath hangs in the den and tells the whole story.....

The Reason for the Season...Our Lord Jesus Christ.......








I didn't use the big pre-lit tree this year....just a pencil tree....

Another Nativity.....
One of my favorite cookie jars...

I bought this large dome cloche last week for a dollar....
Soup tureen....
Holly over pictures...
Some silver bling....
Kitchen table dishes...
When I was 15 months old, I wrote my first letter to Santa...this is really vintage....1942...I really didn't write the letter, I just told my Mama what to write.....well, not really.....
Shortly after making this picture, it fell off the easel, a few minutes letter the easel collapsed....the glass did not break....

Edward walked down the steps, knocked over some of the soldiers and commented the grandchildren would do the same. They had already been up and down several times without disturbing them. I think it's just a Pop thing......
These bring back sweet memories of our 'real' flock of sheep.

I bought this print to give as a gift but decided I liked it so well I kept it......

The grandchildren like to push the button to make Santa swing at the golf ball...
A nice cup of coffee or tea on my desk.....
Snowmen at the front door and I've just realized I didn't make a picture of the front door wreath....oh well....

Please have a safe and joyous Christmas with those you love and do remember our military who are serving on distant shores to protect our freedom and freedom around the world. Their families are heroes as well .....Betty

9 comments:

Heather said...

Merry Christmas Betty. I hope you have a blessed day tomorrow. Love all your decorations.

Barbara said...

Hope yu are having a great Christmas with the family Betty.

Every blessing for the New Year.

A number of bloggers are celebrating their 50th anniv. next year. A bit late telling you n ow but ours was the 19th.

Cathy said...

I love all your Christmas decorations, Bettie, and your tree is very pretty. Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year to you and Edward ~

Allidink said...

Very sweet Christmas decorations! They bring me such cheer :)

All the best,
Allison

Jillian said...

Oh my Betty you have such beautiful things! I like the pencil tree idea. Hope all is well with you and your family. Happy new year!

Mrs. G said...

Hi Betty,
What a wonderful collection of Christmas delights you have. I just came by to wish you the happiest new year filled with abundant blessings.
Hugs,
Sue

Mary said...

Betty,

Your favourite things are also some of mine. Lovely photos of all your Christmas treasures.

Wishing you and yours a happy, healthy 2010 filled with abundant blessings.

Hugs,
Mary

Mary said...

PS. We loved the Smithsonians. You really should go back. We really needed more time. Five days weren't really enough.

Blessings,
Mary

Reflection Through The Seasons said...

Hello Dear Betty...

Just checking through your posts... I thought I'd commented on your Christmas decorations already, but can't see anything there from me, so I must have dreamed it.

I always love glimpses of your home especially when it is dressed to celebrate the season.... you have such style. Just love your monogrammed flag.

I'll be in touch again later.

Blessings - Marion