Tuesday, December 27, 2016

Are you ready to party? Tuesdays with a Twist #193

Our News This Week...  Christmas is such a sweet time with family.  Our daughter and son-in-law have four children of their own, plus they are foster parents.  Two teenagers were added to our family in December, one on December 21st!  We have learned to be very flexible.  It doesn't even phase us anymore to race for gifts at the last second for a child we haven't met yet.  Keeping the presents equal is incredibly important to us.  Kids are kids.  They just want to be treated like anyone else.

We loaded our sleigh ;-) and enjoyed a lovely day at our daughter's home.  I found some fun little poppers to take with us.  As we were feasting, each of us popped open one of the poppers, read the joke, showed everyone the silly little toy inside, AND wore our goofy paper hats.  This kept the conversation light throughout the meal with lots of laughter.  It was a great Christmas!

'Wishing all of you a very Happy New Year!

These sleigh bells were tossed together with some burlap ribbon and hang on our front porch  ;-)

Wrapping Up the Holidays

link party I am co-hosting has officially ended!  It was so much fun with gobs of links.  I hope you can come back tomorrow and see my chosen features.

How has your week been?  I can hardly wait to see your links today!

Each co-host will be sharing her own picks for Features. This gives everyone a better chance of being chosen.  Be sure to check all of our blogs!

Choosing features never gets easier!  There are so many impressive bloggers visiting each week and they post about all kinds of interesting topics.  I absolutely LOVE this   Evergreen Vintage Tablescape

evergreen vintage tablescape and mini rosemary wreaths

from Cecilia at My Thrift Store Addiction!

     If you have been featured we'd love for you to grab a button.

We all love comments!  Please hop around and show some love!

The party starts every Tuesday at 7am EST and will continue until Friday at 11:59pm.  Feel free to stop back any time and "like" your favorites.  Please visit other blogs if you have a moment. 

All family friendly links are welcome.  Share older posts as well as new ones.  No limit on links!
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 (with proper link backs) in our features.  Let's party!

;-)  -Marci


  1. Wishing you a very joyful time over the holidays and a very happy new year!

  2. Thanks so much for hosting, Marci!! and thanks so much for taking the time to visit!! Happy and Healthy New Year to you and yours!!

  3. It sounds like you had a lovely Christmas together! It's wonderful that your family is growing too. Hope you have a great new year.

  4. Wishing you and your family a Happy New Year!

    xo Dianne

  5. Hi Marci, thank you so much for featuring my tablescape. Happy New Year!

  6. How fun! I just "found" your party through Party in Your Pj's. Congrats on your two newest family members. I have a few friends that are foster parents and am in awe of families that are able to fill this crucial roll for children in need.

  7. Happy holidays! Thanks for hosting. -Journa from the team @ www.lollyjane.com

  8. Wishing you a very happy Christmas. Your opening words are just wonderful, that you are not phased about running out for gifts for kids you have never even met. Just wonderful!


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