Monday, December 21, 2009


Well, we survived the move and I am now overwhelmed by all the boxes that need to be put away! Here it's only a few days away from Christmas and I'm not a bit prepared. We did put up the Christmas tree yesterday, though. I spent so much time over the last few months making handmade Christmas cards and wouldn't ya know it...we didn't manage to get a family Christmas picture yet this year so I am scrapping the whole idea and waiting until NEXT YEAR to use least I'll be ahead that way!

My uncle passed away yesterday morning from lung cancer and his funeral is on Wednesday. I am very sad for my aunt.

Hoping you all enjoy a very Merry Christmas with your family and friends and wishing you a great start to "2010"!!!


  1. Dear Michelle,

    I am sorry for the loss of your uncle. Death is hard anytime but especially during the holidays.

    Believe it or not, you are ahead of me, regarding Christmas decorations. I still have no tree. I planned on going this weekend until the blizzard hit us.

    I think the best preparations for the holiday are in our heart and actions. The best decorations are the family and friends that surround us.

    Good luck in your new home. One box at a time.

    Merry Christmas. Happy, Healthy 2010!

  2. So Sorry to hear the Loss of your Uncle!
    It is GREAT to have you Posting again!
    Hope you and Yours has aMErry Christmas and a Blessed New Year!

  3. So glad the move went well and I'm impressed that you've got a tree up already! I broke my ankle and am on crutches so I've done zip this year. I feel bad but you do what you can do right!?

    So very sorry to hear about your uncle. Such devastating news at anytime but especially at the holidays.

    Take care!

  4. Glad the move went well..I've been thinking about you! I haven't done a whole lot this year either...just can't get into the grove at all.

    Sorry to hear about your uncle...I'll keep your family in my thoughts and prayers.


  5. I'm sorry Michelle, for the loss of your uncle and for your poor aunt who will miss him greatly.

    I'm glad your move went well, and just want to say, that's so much like me. I lose things and find them way too late. You have a great attitude and yes, you'll be ahead for next year.

    I'm glad you are back. We missed you.
    Have a Happy New Year. Hugs, Kathi

  6. Hey girl,
    Thanks for your sweet comment on my post about the wedding reception :). I have checked my email and I'm confused. Is there supposed to be something there from you??? If so, I didn't get it. Send it again :).


  7. Hi Michelle,
    It was so nice to see a sweet comment from you my friend. I had no idea you had moved? ~WOW! How exciting! I hope all is going well and you are having fun decorating. Show us pictures when you can.

    I'm so sorry to read about your Uncles passing. My prayers go out to your family at this time.

    Many blessings to you in 2010!
    ~Warmly, ~Melissa :)

  8. I am sorry for your loss. Thanks for you for your comment. We had a nice. long talk the other night and we put together a game plan and I am definitely going to read that book many suggested.. I am all for tips and tricks to help us when these bumps come along.

  9. So sorry to hear about your uncle Michelle. Such a hard thing to go through and especially around the Holidays.

    I hope your unpacking is going well and that you all Had a Merry Christmas and Happy New Year!

  10. Hi friend! How are you? I hope things are going well in your world. Hoping that the boxes are getting put away, that you are enjoying this new year and that Christmas was extra special for you and your family. Talk to you soon! Miss seeing you around blog land. Take care girlie!

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  12. Hi Michelle!

    I just wanted to come over and say Happy 2010! I hope the month is going well for you and your family!

    I hope you are getting settled in after the move.



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