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Merry Christmas!

Wishing everyone a very Merry Christmas!

Christmas Island | Maytown, WA
Nice…of course.
Welcome Algedi Farms JD Wedding Bells, my 2015 Christmas Present to myself! Thank you, Sherwin {Mountain Lodge Farm} for letting us add this beautiful doe to our herd.


DIY Photo Christmas Card

I usually use Shutterfly to make Christmas cards each year, they have all kinds of different designs to choose from and you just add your photos and text. I’ve been happy with them, but this year I didn’t get around to it and I didn’t feel like spending the money…they can be a little expensive.

When Christmas cards started showing up in the mail I felt bad I didn’t have any to send back! I decided to try and design my own card using my iPhone and a few photos I took when we got our Christmas tree. I used a couple different apps to design them (OVER and Phonto) and then had them printed at Costco. It was fun to create my own design using art, fonts, and layout.

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It’s the most wonderful time of the year…

The road to Lake Riley.

One of my favorite holiday childhood memories was when our family made the drive from Olympia to Arlington, for the Normanna Kids Christmas Party at Lake Riley. My dad’s family has been members of the Sons of Norway for many years. I remember playing with my cousins, eating Lefse, decorate ornaments, riding the trolley, and getting a gift from Santa. Continue reading “It’s the most wonderful time of the year…”