(A Guest Post by Jason Soroski) This week A Charlie Brown Christmas aired on national prime time television for the 55th time. In a world where the latest greatest technology is outdated in a matter of months, and social media trends come and go in a matter of days, 55 years of anything becomes quite meaningful. I am a fan of all things nostalgic and all things Christmas, and so when the two are … [Read more...] about That Powerful Moment in A Charlie Brown Christmas: Just Drop the Blanket
I have to admit, I'm not surprised. One week before Christmas, all media buzz and attention has turned to a family who are dearly loved and known around the world. And whether or not you agree with Phil Robertson, the story has most likely grabbed your attention. Coincidence you say? I think not. Don't let the enemy steal your Christmas. He's trying to you know. You may not even realize it … [Read more...] about don’t let the enemy steal your Christmas…
Each year, I carefully arrange our family's nativity set with a creative, decorative eye - everything in its proper place. One morning after the kids had left for school, I noticed it had been completely re-arranged with each ceramic figure - shepherds, animals, wise men, Mary, Joseph, angel - positioned around in a big circle, all facing towards the center. And there He was, right in the … [Read more...] about 31 Verses for Celebrating Christmas – Keeping Christ at the Center
Merry Christmas everyone! Have a very BLESSED day! Much love to you all...the McDaniel's (: … [Read more...] about Merry Christmas!
Several mornings ago, when I went to wake up Noah, he rolled over sleepily rubbing his eyes. “Mom,” he whispered to me, “all I really want for Christmas is Jesus in my life.” It took me off guard, surprised me in my hurried state. I stopped in the quietness and my heart filled. It’s hard to just keep going when you hear those words. I soaked in the moment, sitting there beside him in the … [Read more...] about All I really want for Christmas…
A huge thanks to Brooke Martin Photography for these great photo tips and for being a part of our facebook giveaway today! Check out Brooke's website at www.brookemartinphotography.net for more great ideas and photo inspiration! If you are taking photos indoors, make sure you have plenty of light coming in. Open the blinds and take pictures near a window, or open a door in the room to add some … [Read more...] about Tips for Taking Your Best Family Photos