Monday, November 30, 2009

Our Thanksgiving Family Trip 2009

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Saturday, November 14, 2009

A Very Happy Birthday my Baby Boy...

Forever thankful that he came into my life!
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Wednesday, November 11, 2009

Jocelyn's List of the Best Christmas Books for Young Children

Jocelyn's List
of the
Best Christmas Books for Young Children

1 – The Christmas Miracle of Jonathan Toomey by Susan Wojciechowski
Ornament Craft: Heart Ornament

2 – A Christmas Dress For Ellen by Thomas S. Monson
Ornament Craft: Scrap Ball Ornament
3 – One Wintry Night by Ruth Graham
4 – Christmas Oranges by Linda Bethers
5 - The Polar Express by Chris Van Allsburg
Ornament Craft: Santa’s Jingle Bell
6 - The Gift Of The Magi by Sauber/O. Henry
Ornament Craft: Wrapped Mini-Gift Ornaments
7 - Grandfather’s Christmas Tree written by Keith Strand, illustrated by Thomas Locker
Ornament Craft: Carve duck family out of soap
8 - Why Christmas Trees Aren’t Perfect by Richard H. Schneider
9 - This Is The Stable by Cynthia Cotton
Ornament Craft: Manger
10 - Humphrey’s First Christmas by Carol Heyer
Ornament Craft: Folded Paper Camel Craft
11 - The Clown of God, an old story told and illustrated by Tomie dePaola
Ornament Craft: Easy Felt Ornaments with “colored balls” buttons or one to represent each color juggled
12 - Who Is Coming To Our House, written by Joseph Slate, illustrated by Ashley Wolff
13 - My First Story of the First Christmas, retold by Deanna Draper Buck, illustrated by Jerry Harston
Ornament Craft: Glittery Christmas Star
14 - Snow Music by Lynne Rae Perkins
Ornament Craft: Paper Snowflakes
15 - The Donkey’s Dream by Barbara Helen Berger
Ornament Craft: Tea Bag Donkey
16 - Snowmen at Night (or Snowmen Christmas Eve) written by Caralyn Buehner, pictures by Mark Buehner
Ornament Craft: Marshmallow Snowmen
17 - The Crippled Lamb by Max Lucado
Ornament Craft: Woolly Sheep Ornament
18 - The Sweet Smell of Christmas (with scratch & sniff scents inside) written by Patricia Scarry, illustrated by J.P. Miller
Ornament Craft: Gingerbread Ornaments
Ornament Craft: Christmas Spider
20 - Santa Mouse by Michael Brown
Ornament Craft: Merry Christmouse
21 - Morris’s Disappearing Bag by Rosemary Wells
22 - The Animal’s Christmas Eve (a little golden book) written by Gale Weirsum, illustrated by Alex Steele Morgan
Ornament Craft: Baby Jesus in Manger
23 - The Night Before Christmas (a golden book, printing 1975) written by Clement C. Moore, illustrated by Corinne Malvern
24 - The Littlest Angel written by Charles Tazewell, illustrated by Sergio Leone
Ornament Craft: Paper Angel Cutout


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