December is flying by, and Christmas is less than two weeks ago. If you’re like me, there are still many things to accomplish. Although the holiday season is a joyful, amazing, beautiful time, it can also be one of sadness and heartache due to the loss of a loved one or some other trial. As … Continue reading Random Life From Snow to The Heart of Christmas
Anna and Mary along with Abby, Betsy, and Tina, hosted their annual Operation Christmas Child Shoebox fundraiser breakfast a week ago Saturday. It’s complex to figure out schedules and when all the family might be available, but Anna did. The anticipated morning dawned, beautiful and crisp, the first day of autumn. Inside, the kitchen bustled … Continue reading Operation Christmas Child Breakfast Fundraiser
(Sarah’s announcement will be coming this morning still ;).) While we were in Boone, North Carolina on this past trip, we had the opportunity to learn more about Operation Christmas Child (OCC), a ministry of Samaritan’s Purse. Do you realize that a shoebox filled with gifts for a child could impact him for eternity? When your box … Continue reading Would You Like to Impact a Life for Eternity? | Operation Christmas Child
Our Independence morning had a different twist from a normal holiday morning. Anna and Mary had it on their hearts to do an Operation Christmas Child Shoebox fundraiser with the nieces (see past posts on OCC). They put on a special breakfast and invited all the relatives. The Friday before the 4th, the girls and nieces … Continue reading Christmas in July?
Operation Christmas Child Shoebox collection week is coming up, November 16-23, and you should see Anna’s containers and bags of good deals ready for her boxes. She’s been diligently buying things throughout the year when sales come up at Wal-Mart and online. For more information on Operation Christmas Child, see their site. In an effort to add a … Continue reading Operation Christmas Child Shoebox Sewing Day
My sisters and nieces hosted their annual Operation Christmas Child Breakfast Fundraiser this past Sunday evening. Yes, because of scheduling conflicts, breakfast for dinner seemed best, and it worked out so well. Anna and Mary purchase items for shoeboxes throughout the year, especially when items are on sale. After Valentine’s Day and Easter, they stock … Continue reading Operation Christmas Child Annual Fundraiser