I can do all things through Christ who strengthens me.--Philippians 4:13 (NIV)
"Coffee and Chocolate help too!"--Carol
Friday, December 26, 2014
Dec 26, Friday Five "Recovery Mode"
Five (from RevGalBlogPals page http://revgalblogpals.org/)
your “chill out” foot gear? Slippers or socks? Or Birkenstocks?
(Poem not intentional)
athletic sandals (support for my achy-breaky feet) with nice fuzzy
sox on chilly days.
holiday treat or beverage that just makes you say “AAAAAAHHHHHHH!!”
I make cookies and brownies for Christmas, and this year the brownies
were extra good. AND I replaced half the butter with plain Greek
Yogurt, reducing fat and calories significantly. The texture and
taste were great. This is now my go-to recipe.
sight or sound moved you during the season? (This can be good or
the first song at our Christmas Eve service was O Holy Night, sung
by a tenor from our choir, with his wife accompanying on piano. It
was beautiful rendition of one of my faves. It set the tone for the
service beautifully and helped me feel so worshipful and enjoy the
service. also seeing a young bald eagle pair that are evidently living near the park where i like to walk.
whom did you enjoy sharing time with over the Christmas season?
son. He and I got to just sit and chat 1 on 1 for a bit, it's been a
there someone missing from your festivities? How are you doing with
is one Christmas our immediate family hasn't lost anyone. We've had
a few rough ones in the past. So I am grateful to be able to
remember those gone from a distance. I was remembering how when our
boys were young we would be together with Martin's Mom & Grandma
and my Dad and Stepmother. And M's eldest brother and his sons. It
was fun and chaotic!
photo of a bodaciously wonderful present, delicious food, or lovely
place that was a part of your holiday.
Well, since i forgot to take pics of dinner or gifts, here is a pic of Ashley Kitty "helping" after we did gifts.