December 28, 2009

Christ is in our midst...

Although we have celebrated Christmas this past week with some, we will really celebrate Christ's Nativity on Dec 25th (old calendar) or Jan 7th (new calendar) just 10 more days.It's my cute little nephew Isaac's first sister got him some sweaters at H & M (a Swedish clothing company).
We met up with my parents, sisters and cousin's family at Krohn's conservatory. They have a manger with sheep, a donkey and cow...and a sign that says "Keep Christ in Christmas." We went to Andy's Mediterranean Grill for lunch after. My dad used to work for Old World Bakery and deliver pita there. What an awesome place...their homemade pitas are SO good. As we left I saw a shelf of smoking thingies...all kinds of pretty glass colors: purple, blue, yellow, red. I wish I'd taken a photo of it.
My sister-in-law and I sat and crocheted together, while the kids played. Hannah got Apples to Apples (the kids version)...we ALL like playing it! Olivia got Sorry, which I've played a lot over the past few days. We just completed a snowman puzzle together.

* One more week off work for me, so I'm sewing, baking, scrapbooking, etc. Just enjoying making things. I wish we'd get some good snow...I want to go sledding!


Meadowlark Days said...

Enjoy your time off!

Pres. Kathy said...

Sounds like you had a wonderful time! You look so pretty crocheting.

Samantha said...

Hi Martha! Merry Christmas! I thought I'd pop in and see what you've been up to. Looks like you've been keeping busy! I wish I knew how to crochet. I used to crotchet quite a bit when I was in middle school, and I was pretty good, but I have since lost the ability. You know the old phrase - use it or lose it. I kind of lost it. LOL.

Matushka said...

A blessed Nativity to you all Marfa!

Hey, get the girls the card game "Rat-a-tat-cat". It is soooooo fun! We got this game a month ago and we are all hooked.


Pom Pom said...

Hello! Thank you for dropping by for a visit! I know what you mean about our Christmas break coming to an end. I'm excited to see the kids, but I am not sure I like the adjustment I'll have to make from quiet to noisy! It's nice to "meet" you! I like your blog!