Winter Wonderland

Christmas is not a time nor a season, but a state of mind. 
To cherish peace and goodwill, to be plenteous in mercy, is to have the real spirit of Christmas. 

~ Calvin Coolidge


After dinner I enjoyed a short walk in the snow.

It's late and I'm labelling Christmas gifts for my mom before I wrap them. I am also preparing a few other gifts for family and family friends.

I am attending a Christmas party tomorrow and after that I'll finish decorating my small tree as well as put up the other decorations. I'm a bit late this year.

Oh my!  I still have to finish crafting 3 gifts.
Oh well, there is always next week, lol.

I can't believe I started these gifts long ago and still haven't finished them but life keeps cropping up :-).

 

Where does the time go?!
Best to breathe and savour the days as they pass.





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12 comments:

  1. What a pretty sight!

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  2. Wow, it looks beautiful. I wish it was snowing here, in fact it is really mild for this time of the year and we were forecasted to have a really cold winter with heaps of snow by now. Enjoy the snow xoxo

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  3. Oh yes, time flies ... and that is a beautiful photo above.
    And you made nice crafts.
    By the way: we decorate in Germany the tree on Christmas Eve early in the morning. This is our custom ...
    Have a good and productive time :-)

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  4. What sweet little medallions. What a great little gift idea.

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  5. Hi Joyful! I love that first image with the snow falling in it. So cool! I think that we are all a little stressed these days, you are not alone, that's for sure. You should see my house...well, maybe not, it's a wreck!

    Thank you for showing us your craft project, made with love. I know you'll get it all done. Step by step, right?
    Blessings on this Tuesday,
    Ceil

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  6. So right, where does the time go. The older you get the faster it seems to disappear!! Have a great week Diane

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  7. I love your photo of the snow falling, very fun. Good luck with all of your projects.
    Meredith

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  8. Hi Joyful, I hope you get to finish all your gifts in time. I like those crochet medallions and your snow picture it's so cool!

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  9. What a beautiful blog and heart you have! A Canadian friend of mine is currently working in Ethiopia (she is a Medical Doctor) and another Dutch friend is sponsoring children in Tanzania. It is fantastic to give back and bless others!

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  10. Hi, Thank you so much for stopping by my blog today. I love your winter photo of the snow falling. How did you do that? and yes time sure does past by quickly... good day.

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  11. Its a busy time for sure Joy, in fact I'm starting to panic a little :) enjoying the snow in your first image, it's very hot here, looking at the snow falling has a cooling effect!

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  12. I love what you've done with that photo of the snowy street!
    Yes, I was just noticing that December seems to have accelerated. Too bad, because I love each day of the holidays. Holy Days.

    Happy a beautiful Christmas!

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