I’d like start off by wishing Sarah a very happy 13th Bone Marrow Transplant Anniversary.  (Jan. 10.)  It’s really hard for me to believe it’s been that long!

Yesterday she posted this photo and caption on Facebook:

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Here is Post Number 5 in my Thrifty Style Series. (To see all posts in this series, just type Thrifty Style Series in the search window in the right column.)

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Top Blog Commenters

The numbers are in!  Here are the Top Commenters for 2015

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Little Boy Behind the Shadow

December 31, 2015 — 24 Comments

We’ve been having a wonderful visit with Nathan and Meagan–apart from fact that it has rained most of the time they’ve been here and everyone except me has been sick to one degree or another.  In fact, Nathan, Meagan and Steve’s illnesses actually required visits to the doctor and courses of antibiotics. (As well as a shot of penicillin in the hindermost parts for Steve.) Good times!

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Diapers and Smiles

December 28, 2015 — 12 Comments

Life’s been full of bottles and diapers and laughter and babies and energetic toddlers. (Not to mention Christmas!)

So in lieu of a full-blown written post, here are some pictures to enjoy.  More later!

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Last Friday afternoon, it was lovely to see this be-flowered beauty . . . 

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Candlelight

December 18, 2015 — 21 Comments

On the subject of Candlelight Communions Services, I also love this post which is about our first Christmas in Manteo when Nathan was home.

Wednesday night was our annual Candlelight Communion Service which has become a special tradition in the six years we’ve been in Manteo

.Enjoy the peaceful quietude of this wonderful season of worship.

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Christmases Past.

December 14, 2015 — 16 Comments

Nathan, Meagan and their two darling, perfect, and intelligent children are arriving in North Carolina early this Friday morning.  Nathan and Meagan are going to drive through the night while Noah and Madison (hopefully) sleep so they should be in a merry, holiday mood by the time they arrive in Charlotte. (Which is where we are all meeting before coming to Manteo.)  After they get a little sleep, fantastic familial festivities will then commence.

I will have a lot of stories and pictures to share over the next two weeks but until then, I thought it would be fun to look back at some favorite pictures from Christmases past.

(Click on any picture to view them all full size and then use the arrows to the right and left to scroll through.  You may need to wait just a moment all pictures to load.)

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