As the name of my blog indicates, I spend a lot of time thinking about home. Of course, my Heavenly Home is the one that is eternal, so that’s where I need to lay up my treasures, and that’s the one I’m striving for. But in the meantime, I have been given this tiny piece of the here-and-now—this nearly six-acre tract of land, this farmhouse, this domain—in which to serve Him. And, though this is in the earthly realm, I want the things that happen here to be investments in the Heavenly realm.


Monday, December 15, 2014

Sunday Snapshots: This and That


Some random shots from our Sunday...


The children's table, set with after-Christmas clearance plates from Target.



Sweet faces around that table.
Note one particular boy who is trying to stave off Aunt Kati's kisses. :)


Still avoiding kisses.


And still avoiding kisses!


Drinking pickle juice!
(Three of my four children have done this. It makes my face cringe to watch it.)


A very loose tooth (which was out by the end of the afternoon). 


Dessert time.


Pineapple napkins. (Swoon.) It's the little things.



A mystery. How did he get there?







11 comments:

  1. I'm not really into napkins (not that I'm anti-napkin, you understand) but those are some fantastic ones!

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  2. Fun pics! That loose tooth made me cringe a bit...lol! Not sure about drinking pickle juice...I may just have to try it sometime :)

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  3. I enjoyed this. I have never had a pickle juice drinker, lol, but have a feeling I have a grandkid or two who would enjoy that. LOVED the napkins. Enjoy your week!

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  4. I'm going to say right now that I am the lone hater of pickle juice. Truthfully, I don't even enjoy pickles (except the homemade variety!).

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  5. Noooooooo...to the pickle juice. shudder. I love your Christmas decor...pineapple napkins are so cute. I have a friend who has pineapples carved into her dining chairs. I bet she would like these. And I like the idea of kid's Christmas plates. I'm going to have to remember that.

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  6. <3. <3. <3. I love adding a splash of pickle juice to macaroni salad, or potato salad! I have been known to enjoy the pickle juice from Bread and butter pickles, especially Trader Joe's. ;-)

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  7. Pickle juice drinkers run in your family! Those napkins are just charming--they have an old world look about them.

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  8. Fun, fun!

    How did that little guy get into the green jimmys? Hmmmm

    And swoon! Those napkins are gorgeous!

    Deanna

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  9. Ha! My face looked like a pickle when I saw the pickle juice sipping. Too funny! Those napkins are fabulous! Looks like lots of fun around the table.

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  10. Some fun shots, my husband has been know to drink pickle juice as well, it gives me chills every time I watch him do it. Good times

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  11. How can he deny his auntie a kiss? One measly kiss...gheeeshhh... Hang in there, Kati. We don't kiss'em because they want the kisses; we kiss them because they need the kisses. That's my story!

    I like the pineapple napkins, too.

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