Wednesday, November 19, 2008

Simple Winter Pleasures

A warm fire in the fireplace on a frigid night

Austin's birthday

Christmas songs on the radio

Boots

Children learning about Jesus' birth for the first time

Alex's Birthday

New Sweaters and comfy sweatshirts

Getting under the covers at bedtime

Emma, Logan, Ava, Lauren and Landon's first Christmas

Christmas Parties

New episodes of favorite shows

Fuzzy socks

Snuggling

Christmas break from school

Bonfires where you can see everyone's breath

Christmas trees and lights

Toasted Marshmellows

Snow Flurries

Friday after Thanksgiving

National Lampoon's Christmas Vacation and Home Alone

Nathan in a Charlie Brown costume

Kid's anticipation of Santa Claus

Evergreen, vanilla and spiced apple smells

Christmas cards and emails

Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade

Gloves, Hats and Scarves

And many, many more.......... what are your simples pleasures of winter?

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