Camping at Lake Livingston State Park in a travel trailer. We had all of the kids with us. Had a little bitty Christmas tree with the presents all draped over the seats. When the kids woke up we read the Christmas Story from Luke 2 and opened presents. After that we ate breakfast cooked on the […]
When I was young, my family would have a big wagon of dozens of different toys (we have a big family & money was kind of scarce) near the bon fire. All us kids would pick out toys each to bring home & we would play with them out in the pasture. This is my […]
Christmas Day 2017, my High School ,and still best friend, came to my house to exchange gifts. Some backstory on my friend’s family is that every family gathering of theirs was filled with anger and decade old grudges. Some of her relatives had even been disowned for rather small matters While my friend was there, […]
When I was little there was six of us in the house and my parents didn’t make a lot of money. One Christmas my dad, who was in construction, got laid off and we only had mom’s secretarial income to support the family. Dad was an awesome welder and could think outside the box. Mom and […]
When I was a young girl, we would go to our Mamaw and Papaws. We would act out the Christmas story, before we opened presents.
My Mother entered a Nursing Home in Waco the week before she died. She wished to celebrate Christmas so my wife and I went out and got a prelit Christmas Tree for her and her neighboring roommate. The children’s choir from 7th and James Baptist Church came to sing carols. She lost consciousness during the […]
I remember my little girl and little boy, ready for Christmas and all excited, coming home from school with their pictures of Santa and the little gift they got. Me being a single mom, made it sweet and I thanked God that I did have a little extra so I can put presents under the […]
My favorite was the Christmas I got engaged. My family knew but I had no idea. He waited until we had opened all the gifts. I was so stunned I didn’t say anything so he had to ask again.
My favorite Christmas memory is making cinnamon rolls with my mom. Every year, since I was five years old, my mom and I have spent a day baking our family recipe of cinnamon rolls. The cinnamon rolls are special because the recipe is from my grandmother, who passed the recipe to my mother, who passed […]
My favorite Christmas memory was when I was 5 years old. My brother Clint and I was told to stay in the hallway that Christmas morning. At the end of the hallway wall a full length mirror. I remember my brother having me look in the mirror and say “Happy Birthday Jesus!” My brother passed away […]
About 4 years ago my family and I decided to get out first real Christmas tree and we were so excited! We picked out the perfect tree and got it tied down to our car and we were ready to go. As we headed home part of the tree was inside the car and we […]
On Nov 28, 1995, we lost our Dad after a dreadful battle with cancer. He was a faithful Christian, a man of prayer, a loving father that loved the Lord. Words could not express the sadness our family felt facing the Christmas season without him. It was during this time that my older sister, Ann, […]
My Favorite Christmas memory is the Christmas of 2011. My daughter was born 8 weeks early, and had to stay in the NICU for a few weeks. She was released with no health problems on Christmas eve, First time her big sister got to see her. Best Christmas ever!
While l love being the mom to 6, and have favorite Christmas memories with my children, my favorite memory goes back to my childhood. My family moved to Austin when I was 8 and at that time Austin was the size of BCS is now. That’s so hard to believe! Every Christmas my father would take […]
About 21 years ago I was a single mom of a beautiful little boy. Being a single mom I struggled financially and was under a lot of stress with work and raising a child on my own. My mother helped as much as she could, but she was battling colon cancer and was in and […]