12.10.2012

10 on 10 :: December 2012

10 pictures on the 10th day of the month!
{Document a snapshot of your life & find beauty among the ordinary things in your day!}
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It's December 10th! You know what that means? 
Christmas is coming, Christmas is coming! 
2 weeks away, I can't wait!
Although, with the weather we had today (almost 70 degrees!) you would have no idea it was that close!

 Got to work & prepared my notes & answer key for the day. Today was a fun lesson on Simplifying Square Roots. Doesn't this make you miss Pre-Algebra? Ha!
The leadership class at our school is doing "Secret Snowflakes" and each student is assigned a teacher. This is what my Secret Snowflake gave me today...A 7 up & some microwave popcorn. Pretty sure you should pin this awesome poem. Ha!
Home from school & the first thing we did  was snack time, followed by homework (for Kate). Claire wanted homework also, so I made her practice her writing her name. Of course, I had Christmas music blasting. Everyday after school the Christmas music gets turned on. Favorite.

Gum drops in an old school jar. Just like my Grammy has at her house :)
 Dinner Prep....Mexican Chicken Tortilla Casserole. A staple during Fall/Winter.
 Off to check the mail...my favorite thing to do in December, because that means CHRISTMAS CARDS!!
My friends are on the ball this year, we have already gotten quite a few & it's only December 10th! This is how I display them.....pom pom ribbon across my window & then I use mini clothespins to attach the cards:
My neighbors have fun Christmas lights/decorations, so I took some pictures of them & played around with my settings on the 2nd one, I think it looks neat :)
 Today was a really good day.
The weather was beautiful & the girls played SO well together all afternoon. 
It was so nice. I am glad today ended up on the 10th because it really was just a nice (and rare) day with no tears or arguing. 
Being so sleep deprived, I am thankful for a day like today.
It is well with my soul.
Happy 10th...Hope you were able to capture the beauty of your day today!

As a reminder, my 3rd Annual Cookie Recipe Exchange (and Cookbook Giveaway!)
is in 2 days on 12.12.12
It's going to be fun...hope you'll join in!

17 comments:

  1. jealous of your Christmas cards, Ive only received 3 so far!

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  2. Lovely set! Your photos are beautiful and so are your kiddos! :)

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  3. oh girl. that casserole looks amaze.
    your sweet kiddos are SO cute.
    and i love the secret snowflake idea, how fun!

    xo

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  4. Love your pictures, especially the nights at light...so pretty!

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  5. I don't know why but I'm obsessed with pics from everyday life! I love this stuff!!

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  6. Your little angels sleeping are precious. And that math reminds me tha tI have forgotten everything from school! And I am even an accountant!

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  7. have you blog your casserole recipe....it looks good! the sleeping babies is so sweet

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  8. This is kind of random but I'm trying to print the Christmas Cookies stickers that you made last year for the cookies in a jar. (Front sticker and directions on back sticker) The resolution is pretty low and they are not printing well. Would you ever have time to send them to me in a higher resolution?
    djvangorp@mac.com Thanks so much!

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  9. Your sleeping babies are absolutely precious. What beautiful kiddos you have there girly! I love the Christmas card idea and might have to steal that one. Mine are a hot mess. So glad we found each other!

    Alison
    www.getyourprettyon.com

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    http://www.blackinkpaperie.blogspot.com

    thanks
    new follower bev

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  11. i LOVE receiving new Christmas cards, and I love how you display them! we hang ours up on our entertainment center & it makes me smile everytime I stop to look at them!

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  12. ohhhh I love the way you hang your Christmas cards! Super cute! AND so is Luke! Can't believe how quickly it is flying by!

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  13. Oh man! Now I want some gum drops. Cute cards too. Luke is getting so big so quick.

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  14. love your cute card display! I have the same Merry Christmas banner and I love it!

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  15. Are you a kindred spirit? I'm starting to wonder.
    I have your Merry Christmas banner and there are gumdrops in a glass jar on my kitchen counter right now.

    Enjoying your blog this week! Found you through PinterTest and now here you are again :)

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  16. I love all your pics for 10 on 10! Was wondering if I could get the recipe for that casserole, it looks yummy!

    Thanks,
    Stacey

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