These little critters greeted me on a Christmas tree at a senior living facility my choir sang at. It was the one member's mom's holiday party, and we were the entertainment. When I joined the choir, I thought it would be fun, but when I found out they perform for seniors as part of their … Continue reading Christmas Critters by Tara Paray | Advent 2018 – Day 16 – 3rd Sunday
Chocolate Countdown By Tara Paray As this Advent Calendar blog series gets underway (again! -- yay!) and Advent for Christians starts tomorrow, I'm beginning my countdown today with a very special calendar. I've had Advent calendars made of paper with little date windows you open. I've also had the kind that hang on the wall, … Continue reading Chocolate Countdown by Tara Paray | Advent 2018 Day 1
Merry Christmas to You by Tara Paray Day 15 Advent 2017 Merry Christmas to You by Tara Paray If it seems rushed and hectic, If you have to do this or that and you’re not having fun, If you have to spend a certain amount of money or risk looking bad/cheap/Scrooge-like, You’re doing it … Continue reading Merry Christmas to You by Tara Paray – Day 15 Advent 2017
Making My Christmas List By Tara Paray
You’re never too old to write a Christmas wish list. It’s just the items on my adult list aren’t sparkly or fun; they don’t require assembly or batteries. They do require work, though, and from everybody who cares...
Day 1 | Advent Calendar The Gift of Now by Tara Paray In the hurry and scurry of the holiday season, how can we notice the colors of the season flying by? There are so many shades of red and green, and not just on holiday decorations. There are so many faces smiling, if you … Continue reading The Gift of Now by Tara Paray | Day 1 | Advent Calendar 2016
A Christmas Kodak Moment By Tara Paray Ever have a Christmas ugly cry? I have, and, yay for me, it was caught on camera! Picture it: sometime in the 80s. Cabbage Patch Kids are all the rage, and that means they can’t be found anywhere! Once a toy store got them in stock, they were gone … Continue reading Advent Calendar Day 7: A Christmas Kodak Moment By Tara Paray