( A gift left on our doorstep from a very sweet friend...Look closely. They are cupcakes! )
( My girl was happy and enjoying Christmas across the ocean. So all was well with my soul. )
The remainder of the day was filled with gifts, wrapping paper, Christmas music, cookies, naps, laughter, games, snow, giggles, and love.
I hope your Christmas was all you dreamed it would be, my friends.
Thanks for sharing ours.
Beautiful Billie Jo...I hope you have a lovely rest of the week, smiles.ReplyDelete
Your pictures are wonderful and looks like a great Christmas for all! Those cupcakes are amazing!!ReplyDelete
Picture perfect, Billie Jo! What a beautiful time to reflect upon.ReplyDelete
Wonderful, creating lots of amazing memories to treasure. What a stunning cupcake bouquet, inspirational.ReplyDelete
Everything looks so lovely! Those dishes are beautiful!ReplyDelete
And your momma is beautiful!!
I started reading your blog a few weeks before Christmas (I think Coffee with Row shared a link?) and I just love it! Your Christmas looks like it was so beautiful and what a great surprise gift of cupcakes. Curious, did those candles you burned each day during your 12 days come in a set? Such a fun idea, I'd like to borrow it for next year. Hope you had a happy New Year and have a wonderful 2018.ReplyDelete
What a lovely Christmas! Happy New Year Billie Jo!!ReplyDelete
Wow, your Christmas was gorgeous. I am not surprised at all! It appears it was a wonderful Christmas for your whole family! And that is what anyone wishes for right?ReplyDelete
Love, love, love. I feel like I was there. That gift from your neighbor looks so real. I never would have guessed they were cupcakes.ReplyDelete
Happy New Year, my dear friend. Hugs to all of you.
Everything looks magical, right down to the dishes! Love, love, love! And your mom is so cute!!! Another Christmas filled with priceless memories! ♥ I can't believe its over. Now onto peaceful January.... : )ReplyDelete
What a beautiful family, what a beautiful day!ReplyDelete
Such a wonderful celebration with your sweet family! Best wishes for the New Year!ReplyDelete
Looks like a lovely holiday. I did have to look twice at those cupcakes!ReplyDelete
I totally understand missing a child at Christmas, My oldest spent Christmas in Switzerland last year and although she was happy, it was very weird around here.
Happy New year!!!!!
Your Christmas looks cozy and wonderful! Glad you had a nice holiday.ReplyDelete
What a lovely looking celebration! Love the cupcakes; that was an awesome surprise. I did a double take at the photo. LOL I hope you and your family have a wonderful 2018!ReplyDelete
Lovely photos of a beautiful Christmas celebration. I can tell it was enjoyed by everyone. Happy New Year! ♥ReplyDelete
I forgot to mention that your punch was enjoyed at our extended family gathering. Thanks for the yummy recipe! ♥ReplyDelete
There is so much to say:ReplyDelete
that second picture of your table... stunning. Could be on a magazine
And those pretty country trees on your table, the perfect new addition!
I love how 'taggie' was there with her on that first picture of Christmas morning!
And your mama on the couch all cozy with her blanket.
Love love loved it allllll
Everything looks so nice. That cake looks amazing. Great times.ReplyDelete
Your home and your family are so beautiful, you should definitely be in Good Housekeeping. Thanks for sharing your Christmas in pictures and I pray the New Year will be good to you as well.ReplyDelete
Hi Billie Jo!ReplyDelete
Looks like you really did have a very magical Christmas Eve and New Year! I love sharing these moment with you and your beautiful family! That cupcake arrangement is amazing, what a wonderful friend!
Happy New Year!
Hugs and Love,
It looks like you had a great Christmas! I love your Christmas dishes! Hope you are doing good my friend!ReplyDelete
What a beautiful Christmas. I just think it is such a blessing that we can capture our family's memories and they can have them to look back on. Each New year, I go to the cutest blog on the block website, and have my years blog made into a family year book. I figure this way, we will always be able to have it. Oh what I would not give to be able to have had my Mom keep a blog of my childhood memories. Happy New Year my friend. Hugs to you. JuliReplyDelete
These pictures are beautiful and I love your table setting!! I can't believe it's over and we are days into 2018!!! Happy New Year friend.ReplyDelete
Billie Jo, amazing pictures! I would never have guessed those "roses" were cupcakes! I could use a dozen of those kinds of roses! Happy New Year!!ReplyDelete
First off... your mother's leggings!!! Ha ha ha ha ha ha! I LOVE them and that she is spunky enough to wear them. Go Grandma!ReplyDelete
Your table looks beautiful all set up in its finest :)
And all the faces! What a special time, isn't it? continued Christmas blessings!
Looks like a picture perfect Christmas! I love your table setting with those little trees and the "comfy cozy are we" sign - very cute! Looks like there was no shortage of good food either!ReplyDelete
I'm so glad I had a chance to pop on here to catch up and enjoy your Christmas. It's always fun! Happy New Year, my friend.ReplyDelete
Everything looks so lovely! Santa gets chocolate milk at your house-fancy! hee heeReplyDelete