Where The Orange Blossoms Grow....

Hello! Welcome to the Stricklen's blog. We hope to keep our family and friends up to date with what is going on with our family. You will find a variety of experiences posted here -- you may find pictures of the never ending project of building our house, Callie helping William with his first steps, Mary studying a rare insect species, or perhaps you may be terribly bored with Molly's numerous fruit trees, berries, vegetables and rare plant pictures! Who knows what we may find Chris and CJ doing -- probably something having to do with a tractor or machine of sorts. Abby and Margaret will keep us entertained with costumes from other lands or a fairy story. Whatever we post, we trust it will lift your spirits and bring honor and glory to our Lord!

Saturday, December 27, 2008

December Happenings

Mama takes us girls out to a tearoom and/or antique shops on our birthday. Mama and I went to The Barn Antiques and had lunch for my 15th birthday. A picture taken from the windowsill:) Meet my little Gnome:):) (:More antiques:)


CJ turned 6 years old:)
~Me with G'mama and G'daddy~


CJ loves his new cap gun!
~Grandma Sue and I~

On Sunday night, our church (except Grandmama, Granddaddy and Grandma Harris:( went Christmas caroling. The men loaded up Daddy's trailer with hay, and we drove around downtown Bartow singing Christmas carols and playing instruments!!!

All ready to go! Our first casualty--We lost a bail of hay....... YUM!!! Hot Chocolate Having FUN:)Little Isaac:)Happy and not happy:):)YAAAAAAYYY!!!! I got a picture of Grayson!!!!!!!!Now he's happy!
Anyways..............God Bless y'all, MERRY CHRISTMAS, (Even though its two days AFTER Christmas--The Stricklens are late again...;) and a HAPPY NEW YEAR!!!!!!!!
Posted By: Mary Noelle


Whiddon Family said...

Thank you for posting, Mary!! I always enjoy reading ya'll's blog. (Didn't have to tell you that did I?)

We are really looking forward to seeing y'all in Febuary. Can't hardly wait 'till then. :)

Happy New Year!!!

Kelly said...

Happy Birthday Mary and CJ! Looks like you had a wonderful Christmas!

Mrs. Stevens

Anonymous said...

Happy (belated) birthday Mary and CJ!
Looks like y'all had a blast Christmas "caroling"!!! Thank you for posting all this so soon..... and before New Years!!!! No really, I'm just JOKING! ;) Y'all are really good bloggers!


Daniel said...

Hey Marry and CJ I forgot it was yalls bday.well hope
yall had fun and happy late bday Daniel

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