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MERRY CHRISTMAS TO YOU AND YOURS – 2021

Merry Christmas from Joe and Tania

Merry Christmas to you and your family from the Stephens household. I hope that your day is filled with love and laughter and that you go to bed with a full belly. Christmas is different for Joe and me this year from the past celebrations we have had. We no longer live beside my son and his family, so I probably won’t hear any squeals of joy when Christmas presents are opened.  However, that doesn’t mean that it can’t still be a time of celebration.

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Most of us know that Christmas is a celebration of the birth of Jesus Christ. However, Christmas has turned into a time of giving presents to our friends and loved ones, similar to how the shepherds gave gifts to Jesus at birth. The day has become a day of gathering with family to open gifts and eat.

The year 2020 taught us many valuable lessons. Some of them were hygiene lessons about washing our hands properly, and some of them were about learning to slow down and smell the roses. Even though 2021 has also had its challenges, there have been good also. We have been able to travel more, hug our loved ones, and enjoy family get-togethers this year.

I want to wish you a heartfelt Merry Christmas from Joe and me. Jesus is the reason for the season, so I’m giving you the same gift I gave you last year.

Last year, I watched this Christmas special on Christmas Eve morning and again on Christmas. It is a new tradition for me, and it brings tears to my eyes every time I watch it.  I hope it moves you in the same way.

Verse of the Day

Matthew 2:10 – 11

10 When they saw the star, they were overjoyed. 11 On coming to the house, they saw the child with his mother Mary, and they bowed down and worshiped him. Then they opened their treasures and presented him with gifts of gold, frankincense and myrrh.

YouTube video

Have A Merry Christmas!

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34 Comments

  1. I love that you are a Christian, and can dress classy, young and awesome, but yet still modest.

    I live in MD, not too far from you! I may actually have some ideas on collaborating with you:) Please reach out, I entered my email address in the form in this comments section.

    Merry Christmas, and keep the outfits coming…you have been SUCH an inspiration to me, I can’t even tell you….so, thank you!

  2. Merry Christmas Tania & Joe! And thank you for sharing the video .. it moved me to tears as it did you! 🎄💕🎄

  3. Merry Christmas to you,Joe, your parents, your children and grandchildren and the rest of your extended family members!!!
    Thanks for all the work you do so we over 50 can look fabulous (like you)
    365 days!!!!❤️🎄🤗💜😊💜🤗

    1. It isn’t a Christmas movie, it is the YouTube link that I shared. It is from The Chosen, and it is about the birth of Jesus.

  4. Merry Christmas to You and Joe!!!! I am loving the way he is looking at you in these pics, true love, you are a lucky woman!!!!

  5. Merry Christmas to you and yours! Discovering this blog changed my life…God really does work in mysterious ways. It’s been a wonderful gift. Enjoy your day 🎄🥰

  6. Happy Christmas. Looks like you already have the best present standing beside you. A lot of love in his eyes for you. 🙂

  7. Merry Christmas from Carefree, AZ! 🎄🎁🎄🎉
    Thank you for your great content. You’ve really helped me find ways to improve my personal brand via wardrobe. 💕

  8. Have a wonderful, fun filled and safe Christmas. You are an amazing blogger and I enjoy every post. You two are blessed to have each other. . 😅🎶🎄❤️🙏🏻