Wednesday, December 3, 2008

Taking a Holiday Breath

Just a few holiday images that have caught my eye this week as we have been running around doing holiday chores after dark. I thought I'd share them with you...hope all of your shopping and preparing is going well!

I am trying to remember to stop and marvel at the sights of the season, to take the deep breath, behold, and fill myself with child-like wonder!


Mary said...

I am really trying to simplify this season, and just enjoy my family and friends.


Pat said...

I'm simplifying a lot this Christmas, also, Tara. It is good to remember the true meaning of Christmas! Hugs, Pat

Cottage Contessa said...

Good to hear that you are remembering to stop and enjoy the season sweetie. I hope you and your family have a really wonderful Christmas and New Year season Tara! Have a happy day!
Amanda (aka Cottage Contessa)

Lydia said...

Hello Tara, I hope your Thanksgiving was nice. I love your holiday decoration pics. You are so right, we need to stop and take breaths during all of our holiday hustle and bustle.
Have a blessed day,

Cori G. said...

Good morning Tara,

Tis the season to be rushed, rushed, rushed! I hope you're able to get as much child-like wonder as possible.
Have fun!

xo Cori

Firefly Hill said...

Hi Tara,

Yes, simplify is my motto this season too. This is sometimes hard to do. Both of my children have birthdays in Dec., so it usually feels like a buying frenzy. But I will try...

Hope you are having a good week..


Sandi McBride said...

Thanks for sharing these Tara...lovely shots...I'm really in the mood for Christmas!

david mcmahon said...

G'day from Australia, where it's summer for our Christmas!

(Came here from Sandi McBride's blog)

CIELO said...

So pretty.... some how the holiday spirit hasn't come to me yet... better put on the batteries... ;)

Have a lovely weekend Tara!


KarenHarveyCox said...

This Christmas the mall is going to be a distant memory. I have made my gifts for my friends and sisters and my mom. My girls have decided on one big gift and the whole family has agreed that this will be the Christmas of simplicity. I love your photographs, Tara. Have a wonderful weekend.

pve design said...

Several weeks ago, my daughter and I watched a wonderful movie on tv, "Abiding Joy" sort of a little house on the prairie type which makes one realize it is truly the simple things that bring us joy and peace in our hearts.
Somehow, people seem kinder, more open, less rushed and less about the "thing" and more about appreciating and making room in our hearts. I know many upstairs who must be happy about this shift!
Oh, your little package is on route to you!