Tagged with Christmas

Random Thoughts from the Last 2 Months

(Originally published on LiveJournal) New Moon, The Movie I went to see this with my friend Christy the day after Thanksgiving. I actually liked it, for the most part, until they got to Italy. (I know no one except donnajean2277  cares about this, but still.) However, there were certain plot points missing from the first half that … Continue reading

He Knows Me So Well

(originally posted on LiveJournal) Yesterday, we were at Max’s aunt’s house. Jack said something about getting Twilight for Christmas. Max asked me, “Robyn, why is he asking for Twilight for Christmas?” I couldn’t think of why, so I asked Jack, “Do you know what Twilight is?” He said: “Yeah. It’s what you read all the … Continue reading


(originally posted on LiveJournal) So, I’ve been wanting to make a movie (DVD) of Jack video clips for the grandparents and Jack’s birthmother. I took a bit of time to read about iMovie and I went through a couple of video tutorials. I watched 4 years worth of Jack videos and made a list of … Continue reading

A Brief Thought on Christmas

We have one book about Hanukkah, which Jack really enjoys. He asked when we would get our Hanukkah decorations out. Me: We don’t have Hanukkah decorations. Jack: Why not? Me: We’re not Jewish. Sophie and Baby Emmy have Hanukkah decorations. They’re Jewish. Jack: And we’re Christmas-ish?

New Year’s 2009 Update

  Jack will be THREE years old next month! Our little baby is now a big boy. Jack is very excited about turning 3, and very much wants a birthday party. “Happy Birthday” is one of his favorite songs.  Jack had a good Christmas. This year, he knew to be excited. He would ask everyday … Continue reading

Do You Know What I Know?

(Originally published on LiveJournal) I have 12 hours of Christmas music on my laptop.I have 4 versions of The Christmas Song, Carol of the Bells, and Do You Hear What I Hear?. (Currently on the Whitney Houston one.)I have 5 versions of Winter Wonderland, 12 Days of Christmas (if you include the 12 Pains of … Continue reading

January Year-End Update

Jack is 2 years old! We will celebrate his 2nd birthday with a small party on January 30. (We had to postpone the party due to illness.) His grandparents are here for his actual birthday on January 17. Jack is 28 pounds, 8 ounces. He is over 33 inches tall; he will not stand or … Continue reading

Christmas at the Chittisters’

(This is long, but the links are to pictures if you want to skip to those.) Christmas Eve. Max and I made plans to watch Waitress while he puts together the ball pit and slide that Great-Grandma got Jack for Christmas. Max ends up putting Jack down, because Jack throws a minor fit and wants … Continue reading

Getting to Know You, Christmas Edition

Dec. 17th, 2007 at 10:52 PM Several of my friends emailed me this quiz, so I thought I’d do it in LJ, while waiting for other processes to complete. 1. Wrapping paper or gift bags? Both, but like my friend Wendy, I will use re-usable gift wrap next year (like cloth).2. Real tree or Artificial? … Continue reading