2017 Christmas Ornaments

If you’ve been following my blog you know that Dave and I make each other ornaments for Christmas every year. It started back in 2005 when we were dating when he gave me the first ornament. If you’d like to see what we’ve made over the years, just google Christmas ornaments in the search box.…

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2016 Christmas Ornaments

Every year Dave and I exchange an ornament that we’ve made.  This tradition started back in 2005 when we were dating.  The very first ornament he made for me is the birdhouse at the center bottom of the tree. It’s amazing to see that our little tree is almost full of these special ornaments. This…

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2015 Christmas Ornaments

On our first Christmas together back in 2005 Dave made me this ornament for my tree. It’s really special to me, and always has a prominent place on our tree. Since that time we’ve been making ornaments for each other. Dave blogged about our tradition here. Sometimes in the past it has been a surprise.…

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2014 Christmas Ornament

We decided not to decorate for the holidays this year. This was the first time I’ve not decorated a bit for Christmas in my life, but we both just didn’t feel like putting the time in to do that. One of the traditions I love that I wanted to keep was making Dave a Christmas…

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Our 2013 Christmas Ornaments

One of our traditions during the holidays is to make each other an ornament. Dave started this on our very first Christmas in 2005 when we were dating. I blogged about this tradition last year. This year I used my Silhouette Portrait to cut cardstock for my Christmas ornament. I then painted the white ones…

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Our Homemade Christmas Ornaments

Every Christmas we make each other ornaments. This all started back in 2005 – our first Christmas together. Dave blogs about this ornament and our tradition. I decided that I’d start to make us an ornament each year too. Before I show you the one I made for Dave, here is the one he made…

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Happy Holidays!

This year we broke with tradition and decided to buy our Christmas Cards. I found these cuties at Barnes and Noble and thought they said it all for this year’s festivities. I love traditions, but sometimes they need to be broken. In addition to not making cards, I didn’t make biscotti or any cookies this…

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Christmas cards and starting new traditions

Sometimes we have to let go of traditions. I guess that’s why I get sad during the holiday season. However, it’s always great to start new traditions which is what Dave and I did today. I’ve been making my own Christmas cards for as long as I can remember. Now, that doesn’t mean there weren’t…

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