What you do in your house is worth as much as if you did it up in heaven for our Lord God. We should accustom ourselves to think of our position and work as sacred and well-pleasing to God, not on account of the position and work, but on account of the word and faith from which the obedience and the work flow. ~ Martin Luther

Thursday, December 06, 2018


Grandma and Grandpa just left to take the children to a Christmas tree display for a few hours-leaving me with a few precious hours of alone time in which I will be converting the house into Santa's Secret Workshop.  We will be celebrating Ineke's birthday on Sunday which means there could be birthday crafting in the mix too.  

Maybe I'll plug in A White Christmas for some background music.

And I can guarantee there will be a nice hot cocoa suffocating under an obscene amount of whipped cream somewhere close by me at all times.

***  Just a reminder:  Today is the last day to sign up for the O Christmas Tea swap so if you were planning on joining up- better not put it off much longer!  Names will be drawn tomorrow.  WooHoo!

So glad for the enthusiastic response~  apparently I am not the only one who gets excited at little surprises in the mailbox!  There is one person who may have signed up but I can't seem to 'accept' into the group because you may not have provided an address or email?  If you are "Jesse Lee" and want to participate, I think you have to fill in that information before you can be accepted into the group.  It will only be shared with your secret swap partner and no one else.  I wanted to write that here because I don't want you to miss out or be disappointed by not being included.  ***


Unknown said...

Hello Rebecca - I signed up for the gift swap and have reached out to my "partner" several times. However, she has not responded. When I contacted Elfster, they suggested I contact you, to put the word out to people.


Miranda Hupp said...

Well bummer...I missed it! Maybe next year! ❤❤

Rebecca said...

Hey Unknown- I am assuming that by "reaching out" you mean that you've been asking some of the personal questions, etc? The person you were matched with is not necessarily the person who will be mailing a surprise to you. So- as long as you have their address, which should be on their contact page which you were emailed when partnered up, you are good to send them a gift. If they aren't answering any of the personal questions, I guess you'll just have to be more generic about it. Maybe they are not often on the internet and don't check their email often? I'm not sure.

I'll do a blog post about the O Christmas Tea soon- and I'll address it there.
Thanks for letting me know!