Happy 2nd Day of Christmas

If you know me at all, you know I love the 12 days of Christmas and you can guess my house is still in full Christmas swing. To keep the holiday music fresh and new (we’ve been listening to a lot of Mannheim Steamroller and Trans Siberian Orchestra), I was digging around for my copy…

Eleven Pipers Piping

In celebration of the 11th day of Christmas we got a jump on the Epiphany traditions to try some Rosca de Reyes. There’s only supposed to be one Christ child figurine inside the cake, but my two nephews each got a figurine too. Some nice baker was sure thinking ahead.  

Ten Lords A-Leaping

On this 10th (or 11th) day of Christmas I give you this blue Santa’s helper. My youngest made this as a gift for his cousin. It comes complete with a mug of apple cider and a naughty/nice list affixed to the side. He wrote the names of most of his family, aunts, uncles, cousins, etc…

Nine Ladies Dancing

It’s the 9th day of Christmas and we’ve had the second of six birthdays in the family for the month of January. January is a big month for us birthday-wise. Yesterday was my nephew’s birthday, today is my husband’s, tomorrow his brother, then a little later our daughter, then her grandpa, and to round it out,…

Eight Maids A-Milking

We were at the Albuquerque Sunport last night and it was fun to see the Christmas decorations still up.  So, on this 8th day of Christmas, I give you gingerbread Star Wars.            This was part of a Gingerbread display. Super cute. There was also a marshmallow dog: