Pre-Holiday Links and Resources -Advent 2018 and Christmas

With Thanksgiving this week, Advent is following quickly behind it!

But besides the busy preparation for Christmas, there are a lot of things we can do to really observe the season of Advent! Over the years I have collected links and resources for the holidays that I thought would help me and my family prepare our hearts and spirits to celebrate the birth of Baby Jesus.  I haven't done everything on this list.  Some of it is a wish list, but there was something in every link that I thought was worthwhile.

Perhaps first on the list is actually getting our homes ready for the holidays:
Holiday Grand Plan or join their Yahoo Group E-mail List Declutter and Clean!
Also DeClutter and Organize on Facebook. 

and get your planner ready~  Advent and Christmas Planner from Catholic Icing or Advent Planner from Wildflower and Marbles. 

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Outside my window...


I am thinking...
about the hypocrisy of some on the left, who want to call out the violence of racists and xenophobes on the right without acknowledging the riot and assaults on the left. I had one discussion with some folks on Facebook that went to over 100 comments (everyone knows that Facebook has the worst kind of system for these kinds of discussions and they should NEVER go that long) and the neither the hostess or her friends would admit that this was a problem on both sides.

I am thankful...
the election is over.

I am pondering...
the words of this guy - a British comedian and political commenter, who is also a liberal - but he actually gets it!!  What's needed, what has always been needed is discussion and actual fair debate without shaming, shout downs, gang ups or threats.

Fair warning - there is a lot of profanity in this video, but it's worth a listen.

I am hearing...
the fan on my computer, which is probably about to go out, which really ticks me off because I just up two new fans in this computer.

In the kitchen...
Chili cheese potatoes tonight.

I am wearing...
my workout clothes. I got up this morning, put in my FIRM video and went at it for 3t minutes. Then I put in an old Jazzercise video to work my biceps  and triceps more. I feel great.

I am going...
One of my favorite things...

Ladies who Lunch!

I am reading...

I am teaching the class for co-op next semester.

From the Learning Rooms...

    Adobe Spark

    Reading and English list via Bravewriter and other sources

    Exploring Creation with Botany
    Trail Guide to Bible Geography

    Reading- The Yearling

    Children’s Choir at Oaks of Righteousness Co-Op

    Isadora: Senior year!

    Art Studies at Akrona Art
    Parish Choir St. Sebastians
    Spelling U See Per Dr. Holinga
    Saturday Soccer League

    Mod podge and doillies

    Izzy art

    A quote to share...

    “Oh Donald I know you live in your own reality, but that is not the facts…”

    Hillary Clinton

    A picture to share...

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    1. Hello, This is my first time visit and I'm coming from Simple Woman's Daybook this morning.

      Thank you for sharing a slice of your life with us today. The photos of that little one are so cute. She must bring you great joy!

      I'm wishing you many glimpses of heaven in unexpected place to brighten and cheer your day.



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