Tag Archive: christmas

Dec 22

The Holidays are Coming – Random 5

Walking through the Lights Display

This week we have been scurrying around trying to deck the halls and finish up the shopping. Is it me or did Christmas just slip up on us? Having Thanksgiving so late seemed to make cause me to feel rushed this year. We had an impromptu trip to visit family in the middle of December …

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Dec 26

Dave’s Fireside Chats – Anatomy of a Christmas Picture, or Days of Whines and Poses


     The Chinese are a clever people, bestowing upon the world many useful inventions, including paper, fireworks, moo goo gai pan, and freeze tag.  In the world of arts and literature, the Chinese also gave us Sun Tzu’s The Art of War and his lesser known work, The Book of Cutesy Sayings.  One of Mr. Tzu’s best sayings was the …

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Dec 25

Merry Christmas


Merry Christmas from Conversaving!  Thank for your support this year and we invite you to hang with us for our first full year in 2013.  Many good things to come!   Luke 2:10-11:  And the angel said unto them, Fear not: for, behold, I bring you good tidings of great joy, which shall be to …

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Dec 18

The Easiest Christmas Candy in the World

christmas candy recipe

I decided to try a recipe I found perusing Pinterest the other day. We love to make candy and cookies at the holidays to give to our Sunday school teachers, neighbors and friends. This turned out to be the simplest candy recipe I have ever tried. It made a lot of candy and I basically layered peanuts, …

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Dec 01

Christmas Traditions


Egg Nog and Nachos? I know this must sound crazy, but for as long as I can remember we have had a family tradition of eating nachos and cheese and drinking egg nog when we decorate the Christmas tree. In my family, we love creating Christmas treats, making the time to share special memories and …

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Nov 21

Dave’s Fireside Chats: Women Pleasin’ is the Key to Survivin’ the Season


The scene:  The King’s School, Grantham, England; December 1658 Young Isaac Newton looks forlornly out of his dorm window at his classmates in the courtyard below.  They wouldn’t let him play any reindeer games because Isaac was, in the vernacular of the day, a DWEEB.  But young Isaac would get the last laugh, creating an invention …

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