Monthly Archives: December 2011

Christmas Morning

When our local newspaper posted that they were in search of a family to take pictures of on Christmas morning, I jumped to the occasion! I envisioned a Norman Rockwell Christmas, but the reality was a sick kid and a … Continue reading

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Christmas Eve

I like Christmas Eve just as much, if not more, than Christmas morning. The excitement and anticipation of Santa’s arrival; the last minute errands; the hustle and bustle of the grocery store; the Christmas tree full of gifts; baking cookies … Continue reading

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Leading up to Christmas Eve

The kids couldn’t have been more excited…last Wednesday night, Danny arrived! The next day, thanks to four free tickets from our local newspaper, we headed into Atlanta to Christmas on Peachtree. The kids enjoyed the train, listening to the carolers … Continue reading

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A visit with Santa, a murder mystery party, and an early Christmas with Grance and Bigs

There really is nothing like the Phipps Santa. He’s so popular, that you have to register in the summer just to sit on his lap in December! It’s all for good reason though. Once you get registered, you get a … Continue reading

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Tis the Season

Tis the season for Christmas trees… and holiday decor. Tis the season for sweet Shugs (Sugar), our Elf on the Shelf that will spend her second Christmas with us. Tis the season for the Melody Makers choir at church, and … Continue reading

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Christmas in Griffin

I’m sure there’s a “feel-good country song” somewhere out there to describe our annual Christmas gathering with G’s family. If there is, I’d be willing to put money on it that Dolly sings it… At any Harvey event, there’s always … Continue reading

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New York, New York

Other than rain on the day we arrived, we couldn’t have asked for better weather in the New York. Sunny skies and a city full of fun and food kept us on the go. We averaged about 70+ blocks a … Continue reading

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