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Monday, December 24, 2012

Merry Christmas - It's all about Jesus

Hello dear friends,
I just wanted to take time to say Merry Christmas! I pray that no matter your situation, your hardships, your stress...that you feel the peace and love that Jesus' birth brings to each one of us!

Take some time to put all else aside and allow God to go before you in all things. Isn't that what He's done with Christ's birth? He went before us by making a humble appearance with a baby wrapped in a cold manger. God goes before us so we don't have to do life alone - ever. He's Immanuel - God is with us!

Enjoy this season where ever you are!

With joy,
Aneta

rejoice

Tuesday, December 18, 2012

DIY Baby Shower {part two}

If you missed part one, it's right here.

Part one introduced the craft projects, now it's time to see how it all came together! I arrived a little bit earlier and set-up the handmade decor. Decorating can be overwhelming especially when the space is large. My tip, concentrate on two rooms. I chose the entrance and the living room.

- Entrance - 

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- Living Room - 

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The mom-to-be made a thank you gift for all the ladies! Isn't she creative?!
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- the party - 
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We played one price is right game and then spent time reading prayer/wish cards for the baby! It's great to hear from family and friends, to hear from their heart, what they pray Evan will experience.

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the party planning crew and the momma! 

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Evan, you are already so loved! Your parents are amazing and are great friends to my husband and I. And they are pretty hilarious! Evan, I pray that you will always experience life-changing moments with people. I pray that you will be filled with joy - joy that comes from our Savior! 
Can't wait to hold you, Evan. Love you! 

with joy,
Aneta Nina

Tuesday, December 4, 2012

Printable Christmas Gift Tags

With Christmas in just a few weeks, I thought I give you an early gift - Christmas gift tags!! YIPEE! 

And remember that 'tis the season to be jolly, so don't allow the shopping lists or anything else steal your joy. We all know that the holidays can be stressful, but they don't have to be. Take time to reflect on this special holiday! It will make a huge difference - I promise!




Click the download button to print your gift tags!

I recommend printing them on heavy card stock paper. If you love them, let me know and leave a comment! 

with joy,
aneta nina