Cecelia · Holidays · Rosemary · Winter

Gingerbread Houses

Last night we got around to one of my favorite holiday traditions and we assembled and decorated gingerbread houses. I love how involved and enthusiastic the girls get about these kind of projects; there’s no time or desire to fight with each other. It’s excellent. This year was made even better by the fact that we had company and… Continue reading Gingerbread Houses

Cecelia · Holidays · Rosemary

“Magical” pictures by the Christmas tree

Between the picturesque first snowfall, our TWO Christmas trees, and the nonstop holiday music I play at home, holiday spirit levels are high in our house. The girls even voluntarily tried on their Christmas outfits and for the first time in history asked me to take pictures of them. Hence, blog post. Cece mostly directed this impromptu photo… Continue reading “Magical” pictures by the Christmas tree

Cecelia · Holidays · Home movies · Rosemary · Winter

Merry Christmas (2014)!

Merry Christmas! (Or “Merry Craziness” as Cece said today. She has uttered a lot of gems this holiday season, including “Rosie is my reindeer!” And also “Is Santa bringing MORE presents tonight?” Good times.)   Today felt special as we celebrated our first Christmas as a family of four. It was also the first time we spent Christmas… Continue reading Merry Christmas (2014)!