Wednesday, December 28, 2011

Wednesday Hodgepodge


1. Share something you loved about your Christmas Day.

First - that we went to church that morning. My hubby & I have been teaching Children's Church this month. On Christmas Day though we had all the kids stay upstairs and we did a "story time" instead. I read The Legend of the Candy Cane and then handed out little goodie bags with a coloring page, crayons, a mini candy cane, a poem about the legend, and two pipe cleaners - red and white - so they could make their own. It was fun. 

Second - my hubby completely surprised me by giving me a Kindle Fire. I love it. In fact, I'm watching Netflix on it while I'm blogging. 

2. You get to put five items in a time capsule to be opened in 100 years, what items would you choose and why?

Good questions! As long as I don't have to give up mine I would say an eReader (of course the Kindle Fire comes to mind), a smartphone (loving my Droid), a laptop, a Zumba video (my favorite way of exercising) and chocolate. 

3. What do you like on a cracker?

Peanut butter. Pretty boring. 

4. Do you make resolutions at the start of a new year? How'd that work out for you this past year?

Yes and no. I always look at the new year as a new start. This year is no different. I always have a vague idea of what I'd like to accomplish but I don't set firm goals. That rarely works well for me.

5. What's a song or song lyric you'll associate with 2011?

Laura Story's Blessings....

'Cause what if Your blessings come through raindrops
What if Your healing comes through tears
And what if a thousand sleepless nights
Are what it takes to know You’re near
What if my greatest disappointments
Or the aching of this life
Is the revealing of a greater thirst this world can’t satisfy
And what if trials of this life
The rain, the storms, the hardest nights
Are Your mercies in disguise

6. How will you ring in the new year?

I'll be home. I'm heading to a friend's homeschool graduation that afternoon but plan to be home by bedtime. 

7. What is something you look forward to in 2012?

Getting healthy.

8. Insert your own random thought here.

The weather here lately can't decide if it's fall or winter. Today it was 47 degrees out and I was wearing just a light sweater. I even saw someone walking around in shots and a T-shirt. Tonight? It's in the single digits. Tomorrow will be even colder. I'm so not looking forward to hauling water tomorrow.


  1. I am so glad that I stopped by your blog tonight. The song that you shared is such a blessing. I am going to post it on my One Thousand Gifts blog.

    I'm here from Wednesday Hodgepodge. Have a wonderful night and a very happy New Year!

  2. It is bitter here this morning...taking the rubbish cans to the curb was painful.

    Wshing you a very happy 2012!

  3. Hi! I'm stopping by from Wednesday Hodgepodge. When I taught children's Sunday School I did the legend of the candy cane too. It always seems to be a big hit!

    I got a Nook Tablet for Christmas. I love it!!!!
    What do you like to read?

  4. I am enjoying warmer days. Our weather goes up and down all winter. If the sun is shining you can usually get outside without a coat or sweater. It's nice to get some sun!


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