Monday, December 05, 2011

It's beginning to look a lot like Christmas...

... and while it may not be snowing, it certainly is feeling festive here at the Hallahan house!

Enjoy a glimpse into our Ugandan Christmas preparations thus far!  Wish we could celebrate with all of you- but we're just where God wants us.  Remembering this time last year- waiting- wondering when we would ever get to Uganda... and now we're here.  so grateful.  right here. 

listing my gifts- during our tropical advent (#5207-5213):

 fabric scrap garland. snowflakes from home.  pieces of home.  pieces of here.  

 little boys playing with the nativity by candle light.  no power can sometimes be nice.

 advent envelopes.  they traveled from New Jersey to Uganda.  traditions are good for the soul.  

 Jesse Tree.  keeping our Christmas Christ-centered.

 fabric scrap wreath.  handmade beauty.  "using what we have" simplicity.

our family. together. in this together. seeking You together. serving You together.

 hand-carved nativity. from Arua Uganda.  You, the very best Gift.


  1. Hi! Just visiting from Ann's this morning. Precious gifts! Blessings to you and your family!

    Grace and peace,
    Sandia Park, NM

  2. Kelly, I love visiting your site! I feel such warmth and goodness here. Thank you for sharing the wonderful photos and the fabulous hand-carved nativity! Many blessings!

  3. Thank you for your family's perspective of Christmas in Uganda.

    Blessings to your family as you continue to prepare for the coming of our Savior.


  4. So glad you visited me today so we could connect. Love the nativity. I have one from Rwanda that I cherish. Blessings as you prepare for Christmas!

  5. The nativity is so beautiful! Enjoy your first Christmas in Uganda


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