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I am continuing on my quest to get somewhat caught up on the ol' blog.  
In my last post, I re-visited December 2015 and today we'll keep on with the trend of a month at a time and recap January.   
Here's a little of what we were up to in January...
As much as I didn't want them to, all of the Christmas decorations had to come down.  I always hate packing up everything that decked our halls for several weeks, but I do like the opportunity to deep clean the house afterwards.  It's a fresh, clean start to a new year.
It's even more fun when you have an adorable helper.  He loves to play on the couch cushions.  

We continued with our homeschool preschool activities.  In the month of January we covered G is for Gumball and H is for Hippo.
Every other week I prepare the next letter (so we are working on one letter and I'm getting all of the activities ready for the next letter at the same time).
Here's what the dinner table looks like every two weeks as I…

December Fun and Festivities

Do not adjust your screen and/or rub and squint your eyes to make sure you read that right. Yep, I said "December Fun and Festivities". December, as in five months ago...yeah, that December. I'm such a blog slacker. Actually that's not true, I've posted a few things here and there over the last few months, but I'm definitely not up to date with everything. I just can't seem to keep up.  Such is life and that's okay.

That being said, I wanted to go back and share some pictures from the last month of last year for document and memory's sake. Just a warning, you may want to grab a snack and a refreshing drink - there's lots o' pictures.  Or I may have just scared you away at the mere mention of copious pictures.
Without further ado...

Let's start with Jolly, our sweet elf!  This was the second year that Jolly spent the month of December in our home.  He is so much fun and is always up to silliness and various antics.  Without fail, every…