Monday, December 23, 2013

Merry Christmas Friends

Nice to be able to share a bit of my Christmas preparations with my dear and not so very close-by family and friends. Internet Magic.

For many years DS and DGS and I have gone Christmas tree shopping, often from tree lots where we can 'cut our own'. This year - they surprised me by carrying the tree in the front door.

Close up of a few ornaments

Found a few sweet pictures. 2007 Tree Farm (DGS is 4 here)

2011 Tree Lot, DGS is 8.

And now DGS is 10. The years have flown.

Tree decorating buddy (below, age 4).

The lighting of the tree has remained a favorite DGS activity at Christmas time. This year he got to do all the 'plugging in' as well as being my cohort/boss when putting the lights on the tree.

The grand dogs were over during our all-day snowfall on Friday and were very playful in the back yard. They managed to make tracks everywhere. 

Happy memories from the past and new memories from the present. Warm hugs.

Thanks for  visiting today, Seasons Best to All.

See you again after Christmas 
on the 30th at 7:00 am.

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  1. What a lovely tradition with your son and grandson and such fun photos capturing it, Joy!

    Wishing you and your dear ones a wonderful Christmas!

  2. Merry Christmas Joy! We got snow on Vancouver Island as well but with the rain it is all gone now. Cheers!

  3. The trees are beautiful :D ! So jealous you guys get to go out and get your own live ones.

  4. I love your blue choices today. Thanks for linking in today.

    Merry Christmas and
    Happy Blue Monday, Joy.

  5. Beautiful tree! Wishing you a very Merry Christmas!

  6. So pretty, Joy! I enjoyed the photos from past years, too. It makes us realize how the time is flying by, doesn't it? Merry Christmas to you and yours!

  7. Your tree looks lovely.
    Merry Christmas and all the best for the new year.

  8. Joy - Wishing you and your family a very Merry Christmas!!

    Your tree looks beautiful!


  9. Lovely photos! It's all about adding new loving memories to old, isn't it? I wish you and your family a wonderful Christmas!

  10. I enjoyed seeing all your beautiful photos!
    Merry Christmas, Joy!

  11. So fun looking back! Memories is what makes Christmas so wonderful!
    Have a joyous one!

  12. I like the special glint of the purple lights, and your many special ornaments. It's so neat to have a series of photos over time of the tree-hunting trips.

  13. Beautiful photos! I hope you had a wonderful Christmas! Thanks for sharing this at the History & Home link party. Take care - Dawn @ We Call It

  14. Happy New Year Joy. Hope you had a wonderful Christmas. Your tree is beautiful. I missed putting up the old ornaments this year, but just no time. Your memories are priceless.
    Audrey Z. @ Timeless Treasures

  15. OH what a beautiful tree and such wonderful ornaments!


Thanks for visiting. I read and appreciate all your comments. Joy

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