Amber on December 11th, 2009

The past 2 years we have gone to see Santa and then we walk around the park to look at the luminaries and the Christmas lights, 2007 & 2008, but this year… we decided to just do Santa on Friday and then the rest on Saturday. We got there right at 6, but Santa was […]

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Joshua on December 10th, 2009

This year we got our Christmas tree at Home Depot. Which makes me a little sad because I really enjoy the hours of agonizing over which of a thousand identical trees is the just the right one. Unfortunately the trees in Texas are terrible and Costco wasn’t selling, so we went to the hardware store. […]

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Joshua on December 11th, 2008

As is our new Texas holiday tradition we headed down to Zilker Park for the lighting of the “tree”.  We first enjoyed the enormous yule log fire and then counted down as they turned on the lights.  Once the crowd thinned down underneath the tree we headed inside to do some spinning.  The photos look […]

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Joshua on December 17th, 2007

A few weeks ago I decided that we needed our own pizzelle iron. Pizzelles are an Italian cookie flavored with anise. They are a Christmas tradition in our family and it hardly feels like Christmas without. We needed a specific type of iron. It had to be a Vitatonio No.3 hand iron. No electric irons […]

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