Friday, December 24, 2010

Merry Christmas

What are you doing today? Here is what we have planned...

The day has finally arrived, Dear Hubby's birthday! And you thought I was going to say Christmas Eve. Well, it is also a very special birthday, the birth of our Lord and Savior. We are going to celebrate tonight with my Dear Mother. She arrives on the train and we'll head to church for a memorable service. Followed by reading from the bible and each one gets to open one gift. This will be fun as Dear Bebe is becoming more aware now of what happens on Christmas.

Tomorrow will be even busier as our family is coming up from the south to help us enjoy a delicious meal. (At least I hope it will be delicious!) On the menu: spiral ham, scalloped potatoes and 2 kinds of veggies. Birthdays are big for this family in the month of December so I'll be making and decorating a combo cake for everyone!

So, it's busy busy busy but I wanted to wish everyone a very Merry Christmas. Enjoy your time whether you have a large family gathering, a small one, or even if you are alone this year. Really we are never alone as long as we have that special relationship with God. He loved us enough to send his son afterall.
And the angel said to them, "Fear not, for behold, I bring you good news of great joy that will be for all the people. For unto you is born this day in the city of David a Savior, who is Christ the Lord. And this will be a sign for you: you will find a baby wrapped in swaddling cloths and lying in a manger." And suddenly there was with the angel a multitude of the heavenly host praising God and saying, "Glory to God in the highest, and on earth peace among those with whom he is pleased!"Luke 2:10-14
I'm linking with Pink Saturday for a special Christmas edition:


gail said...

Merry Christmas Jillian!
and Happy Birthday to your husband.
We are doing last minute preparations and then enjoying the evening.
Tomorrow everyone comes here for Christmas baby and all!

Becky said...

Happy Birthday to your spouse. Happy Christmas to you all. And Happy Pink Saturday. We are celebrating at DisneyWorld.

Anonymous said...

Merry Christmas to you and your family, Jillian!

Happy Pink Saturday!

Ann@A Sentimental Life said...

My Dad use to let us each open one present on Christmas eve! Merry Christmas to you and yours!

Maison Mutt said...

Yum! We are having scalloped potatoes as well! Happy Birthdays all around!
Licks & Wags, Niki

Connie said...

Merry Merry Christmas 2010, sweets! I hope your New Year will bring joy and wonderful things to your home.
Kisses for Lè Bèbè,

Carolyn said...

Merry Christmas, Jillian!! What a wonderful day it will be with celebrating birthdays...especially the birthday of our Lord and Saviour! :D Happy Birthday to your husband too!

Hugs, Carolyn ~ Cottage Sunshine

Char said...

Have a very Merry Christmas Jillian and see you in the New Year, Char

Nancy said...

Jillian, I have truly enjoyed you and your blog in the past year. Have a wonderful Christmas!

Beverly said...

Merry Christmas and Happy Pink Saturday, Jillian.

Enjoy your time with your family, and please give sweet Bebe a Christmas hug from me.♥

LV said...

A very sweet and loving family post.

Donnie said...

So sweet. Enjoy making new memories for 2010 and have a very Merry Christmas.

Jil~Say It With Roses said...

Just a quick stop to wish you and your family a very Merry Christmas...Happy Birthday to your hubby, too!
I am glad you are with makes it so perfect!

Claudia said...

Merry Christmas, Jillian! And Happy Birthday to your husband, as well.


Unknown said...

Jillian ~
MERRY 'Christ'mas ... may your day be filled with joy & blessings.
TTFN ~ Hugs, Marydon

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Erika said...

Merry Christmas and happy Pink Saturday! Hope you have a great time!Smiles,

GwendolynKay said...

Happy Birthday to your hubby! Love the vintage images here.
Christmas Blessings to you and yours.

dana said...

Belated Happy Pink Saturday and Merry Christmas Wishes to you, Jillian!! Your tablesetting for Christmas looks beautiful....I know it was delicious and I'm sure you had a great time with your family and especially that Little Bebe!!

I actually have photos ready for your Second Chance Tues....and got tickled when I saw you aren't doing it! I'll be ready for next week, won't I?

I wish you and yours a wonderful New Year...filled with amazing blessings!

L, Dana

Cathy said...

Hi Jillian,

HAPPY, HAPPY NEW YEAR. All my love to you and yours in 2011. Have a wonderful Sunday.

Cathy xo