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January 01, 2010


Meaghan (bonafyde)

Wow, Michelle, you guys have such great traditions! I'm so inspired to try to convince my entire fam to have handmade exchanges next year and I LOVE the ornament exchange idea! Your Mother's ornament is so cute and the glowing windows make it just awesome, so going to have to try my hand at making some. Happy New Year!


It truly was a great Christmas... one of the best ever... lots of LOVE... LAUGHTER... GOOD FOOD... SNOW... and the HANDMADE GIFTS were delightful!! Let's do it again!!


Michelle, I think all that you do is so wonderful. I truly admire the woman that your mother has raised. You really couldnt ask for more. I miss you all very much and look forward to seeing you someday. Our christmas here at the house was real nice. Just John and the kids and me. Very nice!!! Went up to the family for dinner and gift exchange and was short and sweet just like i like it!!!! If you know what i mean. Tell all hi for us and that we are thinking of you all. Love to chat on the tele someday maybe i will call you sometime.

Leslie @farm fresh fun

I'm in heaven. Just found your super fun blog (from Meg's) and am blown away by your talent. This post was so sweet. Nutella comes to my daughters stocking too! And I'm snagging that recipe as I also keep trying to find a homemade substitute. I have no real talent but I love art n color and want to copy everything you make ~ even your popcorn balls are prettyl! Thanks for all you share here.
EnJoY your Christmas,

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