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It is beginning to feel a lot like Christmas . . .

Thanksgiving is over, Advent starts in two days.  And, although our Christmas tree will not go up for a little yet, I am starting my Christmas prep.  The main thing I am thinking about right  now . . . Christmas Cards.  Over the years we have changed from standard Christmas card, to a Christmas card with a Christmas letter, to a card with a letter and a photo, and now I just send A Christmas photo card.  They are beautiful and easy. I love the fact that friends and family that live across the country can see how much the boys have grown over the year.

And this year, thanks to Shutterfly I have so many Christmas photos cards and Holiday photo cards to chose from.   Here are some of my favorites:


I love this one because it combines a Christmas letter and a photo card!!





But, I will not tell you which one I have chosen for our card this year.  You will just have to wait for your mail!

I love Shutterfly too for Christmas gifts (Grandma and Grandpa P, you can stop reading now!).  My favorite gift to give is a customized photo calendar.  I have given these for the past 3 years now, and they are always a hit.  And since I am not creative, at all, and do not scrapbook, I create a photo book for our own family every year.  It is our family yearbook!

A huge thank you to Shutterfly for offering Bloggers 50 free cards!

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  1. Someone...ahem...may have already picked the O Holy Night card. Just so you know :) And the code does work...I have mine all ordered :)

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Outside my window...
It is cold!

I am thinking...
About starting up school again today . . . back the the "grind." I happy to get back into our routine again.

I am thankful for...
Having some time to sit and blog!

I am wearing...
Fleece lounge pants with little green frogs on them! I love wearing these when it is cold.

I am remembering...
All the great times we had as a family the past two weeks.

I am going...
To work on my long to-do list!

I am currently reading...
Nothing . . . I am in the mood for a good novel, but I am not sure which . . . any suggestions?

I am hoping...
That my leg heals quickly so that I can start running again this week. I have something called Anterior Compartment Syndrome in my left leg. I have not run much in the last three weeks and now I have not even been able to workout this past week (by physical therapist's orders). I miss running and working out. I am so much happier and easier to live with when I start my day with exercise.

On my mind...
I am really …