Thursday, December 17, 2009

And a little of this

A little tree decorated this year with bits of the vintage button collection, a head start on the gift wrapping,

simple wreaths,

and the letters I have yet to mail,

the old ladder from the dairy barn providing another spot to hang a wreath,

and the simple nativity, positioned differently every day by the children.

A subtle and understated Christmas is what we're creating, definitely one of our own making. The collection of reminders growing each year, slowly and in stark contrast to what I find just past the doorstep.

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