The Jesse Tree

While we certainly love the decorating, caroling, treats, gifts and all the sweet, special things that make Christmas such a wonderful holiday, this year we started teaching the kids the true meaning of Christmas using the Jesse Tree Advent custom. The Jesse Tree represents the family tree of Jesus. It tells the story of God’s… Read More

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Fish Out of Water

No night would be complete around here without some sort of boyish drama.  Ward the Fish had a near death experience when his tank “exploded” (according to a certain very frantic, and slightly guilty looking five year old.) After a desperate search through rocks, water, an upturned table, ornaments, tank parts and a tipsy Christmas… Read More

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Deck The Halls

We’ve decked the halls with red and gold ribbons, pheasant feathers, garlands, nests, wreaths, birds and all that glitters. Fa la la la la la la la la! Foyer and Stairs Living Room “Nest” Tree Family Room Kitchen Upstairs Kids Rooms and Guest Room By dixiedelights | Filed under Uncategorized | Tags: decor, holidays Share

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Elf Magic

The holidays are here! Our trees are up, lights are on, Christmas music is playing, candles are lit, and, most importantly, our faithful elf Scout has returned for the month. This year Scout is bringing a treat to the boys each day. We wanted to avoid just giving candy, so we decided to use all… Read More

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Hello World

I started this blog on a whim a good while back.  After following so many interesting, funny and inspiring blogs I wanted to get in on the action.  Except, I’m just now getting around to it! I’m Amanda. I’ve spent my whole life living in the South. Originally from Savannah, I eventually stepped out from… Read More

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