Merry Christmas 2016!

Joy to the World!

I love Christmas! It is such a joyful time of year. And when it snows, everything is so beautiful! We’ve had 5 major snow falls so far and I feel like I’m living in a winter wonderland.

I enjoy the preparations for Christmas. One of my favorite pre-Christmas activities is to “ring and sing” for the Salvation Army. My friend Sharon and I have done this for over 15 years, and this year Margaret joined us.

One of my family’s Christmas traditions is to bake Christmas cookies together. My mom and I haven’t missed a year since I was able to help. This year Betsy, Sommer and Trey joined in the fun.

My dad was in charge of helping the kids “unwrap the Hershey kisses”.

Christmas Eve and Christmas day we were blessed to celebrate with all the family who live nearby. I couldn’t resist having our family Christmas picture taken in front of my round robin Christmas quilt this year. Merry Christmas from the Kirsch house!

Many gifts were exchanged, but the most amazing gift of Christmas is that God became man, lived, died and rose again, out of love for each of us. Oh come let us adore Him – Christ the Lord!


8 Opinions

  • Sheila Billington said:

    Almost like you are part of our family. Your interests of family and doing things together is wonderful. Sheila

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  • Melvin Stenzel said:

    Merry Christmas and a blessed New year to you and your family. Jacquie

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  • Jacquie Hepperla said:

    Merry Christmas! Thanks to yours and Wendy’s tutoring over the years ,I finished all of the grandkids quilts and passed them out yesterday. There are 22 of them. It was a happy day.

    Jacquie Hepperla

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  • Bonnie Camp said:

    Thank you for sharing! I hope you had a happy day and the New Year brings you many more blessings.

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  • Evelyn Link said:

    Beautiful family. I celebrated Christmas in Wisconsin too. Going back to warm Arizona soon. Jinny Goodbar says Hi.

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  • Jodi Grzeczka said:

    Thank you for sharing your version of a beautiful and Blessed day! Merry Christmas!

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  • connieyersin said:

    Merry Christmas to the entire Kirsch Family. What a joy this blessed season brings and a backdrop of snow for an added gift. May 2017 be happy and healthy.

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