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Merry Christmas!

From my family to yours… May your days be merry and bright.

“Christmas is the season for kindling the fire of hospitality in the hall, the genial flame of charity in the heart.” -Washington Irving

“I wish we could put up some of the Christmas spirit in jars and open a jar of it every month.” -Harlan Miller

“Let us remember that the Christmas heart is a giving heart, a wide-open-heart that thinks of others first.” -George Matthew Adams

“The Son of God became a man to enable men to become the sons of God.” -C.S.Lewis

“He was created of a mother whom He created. He was carried by hands that He formed. He cried in the manger in wordless infancy. He, the Word, without whom all human eloquence is mute.” -Augustine

“Hark the herald angels sing, ‘Glory to the new-born king.’ Peace on earth, and mercy mild, God and sinners reconciled!” -Charles Wesley

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  1. steadymom

    Merry Christmas, wonderful friend!

  2. Heather Allard

    Love, love, LOVE your Christmas card, Tsh. Thanks so much for sending it! 🙂

    Merry Christmas!!

  3. Jessica @ Quirky Bookworm

    Merry Christmas to you too! I love the C.S. Lewis quote. And I’m totally stealing the Instagram family picture idea for next year!

    P.S. Where did you find the manger scene? It’s adorable!

    • Tsh

      My mother-in-law made it. She’s an amazing woodworker…

  4. neon box

    Merry Christmas

  5. Kathy M

    Fun post. I really like all your creative decorations. And where did you make your Christmas card? I love that you have 30 photos on one card! Merry Christmas to you!

    • Tsh

      I just made it in Photoshop, then had them printed them as postcards from Easy peasy! 🙂

      • Kathy M

        Thanks! I need to explore Photoshop a bit more. I’ve just used it for editing photos, never putting anything together. Hope to figure it out by next Christmas 🙂

  6. Anna

    Christmas is almost here – have a VERY MERRY CHRISTMAS!

  7. Micha

    Love your family card! Merry Christams and a peaceful time!
    Micha from Germany

  8. Monica Crumley

    Gorgeous card and photos. I was especially drawn to St Augustine’s writing of Christ and his blessed mother. Merry Christmas.

  9. Lynda

    Merry Christmas, Tsh, and Happy New Year!

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  11. Rita

    Merry Christmas to you too. Have a wonderful family filled day.

  12. sandi

    Merry Christ-mas to you! Have a wonderful day tomorrow. May I ask…did you make the 3 French Hens? I am assuming that is what they are supposed to be since there are 3. If so do you have a link or other info you can share? I would love to make them with my little one. May God Bless You Always…

    • Tsh

      I didn’t make them, I bought them from Mercy House. I think technically they’re doves, but honestly, you can “make” them whatever bird you want. 🙂

  13. Nicole @ Simple Organic

    I LOVE your Instagram card. I might have to do that next year.
    Merry Christmas to you and your family!
    Lots of love from my fam. 🙂

  14. TuxGirl

    I know this is off-topic, but I was wondering what application you used to create your cleaning checklist and daily docket? I wanted to create a customized version of each for myself, but I can’t find an app that makes it look anywhere near as nice as yours!


  15. Anna

    Merry Christmas to you too! And a Happy New Year!

  16. Martina

    Late… But Merry Christmas and Happy New Year!! Auguri!

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