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!
This past Christmas I will always remember the face of my son in law as I was unwrapping my last gift. He was grinning from ear to ear and his eyes were bright and shining. I received a back massager that I wanted, because I always used theirs. Best gift ever. Then later I was […]
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 […]
My favorite memory is a Christmas Eve when I was about 6 years old. My dad was working the 2-10 shift that day. When he got home, Santa Claus had already stopped at our house. I got a baby doll that you could feed and change its diaper. I was excited and couldn’t wait to […]
We would pile up as many would fit in my mom’s expedition and drive through the lights at Belora park and sing Christmas songs so loud while drinking hot cocoa. It made my heart so happy.
While dating my (now) husband, he surprised me for Christmas several weeks early with a miniature dachshund puppy. I am very hard to surprise, and he had recorded the video of my reaction. I screamed, jumped up and down and even cried. It was one of the biggest Christmas surprises I have ever received, and […]
Every year when my PawPaw was alive, he would buy each of us a gift just from him in addition to the gifts my grandmother bought. His, though, almost always came from the dollar store and we all looked forward to seeing what they would be. One year, when I was in jr. high, he […]
My favorite Christmas memory had to be about two years ago when my family was at my parents house and we were opening presents and my kids and niece and nephews noticed how quiet it was. Then we realized that my parents dog Tres ( named after the number three in Spanish) had gotten out. […]