Sunday, December 1, 2013

Happy December 1st!


“The very word brings joy to our hearts.  No matter how we may dread the rush, the long Christmas lists for gifts and cards to be bought and given - when Christmas Day comes there is still the same warm feeling we had as children, the same warmth that enfolds our hearts and our homes.”

~Joan Winmill Brown

Yesterday we made the trip to the Christmas tree farm to cut down our tree. My son was working so it was just my hubby, my daughter, our dog Harley and myself. I look forward to this tradition that we do each year.


christmas tree cutting







We came home and decorated the tree and then my daughter got a little crafty. She made mason jar Christmas globes, gingerbread houses with her boyfriend, and then she made Christmas sugar cookies! I love this time of year!, the house seems to be filled with December magic!








 christmas porch collage

 Happy December 1st!

Blessings, Bonnie


  1. Sheila Susen, Huntington, VTDecember 1, 2013 at 9:34 AM

    I so enjoyed your blog about Christmas - it is so remarkable well done - complete with falling snow. Thank you for taking the time to do this and share it. Merry Christmas.

  2. beautiful. Hope the tree you tagged a few weeks ago was the one you brought home.


  3. Oh I LOVE your blog. Oh so wish I lived up North where you can experience all that the seasons have to offer. I love all the quotes you place on your blog!! Thank you for sharing your traditions and weather that I long for!! Does a Florida girl's heart GOOD!! Merry Christmas to you and your family...<3

  4. Hi Bonnie,
    I so enjoy your blog and Facebook page...I look forward to it each and every day and you are such an inspiration! Thank you for making and taking the time...and for sharing! Blessings to you and your family at this beautiful time of year! Merry Christmas!
    Joanne from NJ

  5. Your photos are so incredibly beautiful and always seem to capture the simplicity of the occasion - a real breath of fresh air. And your blogs are a true inspiration. Your photos remind me to take the time to enjoy the simple pleasures in life and enjoy the beauty that is all around us, if we will but look for it. I look forward with pleasure to your daily posts and photos. Christmas Blessings to you and your family. God Bless you all.

  6. Hi Bonnie - I'm so late visiting.
    What a great post. The picture you paint here with words and pictures make it so warm and one can almost feel they are right there too.
    You live in such a beautiful part of the country and thank you for sharing it with us.
    Blessings and a very Merry Christmas.


I love hearing from you!~Blessings, Bonnie