Saturday, December 24, 2011


Sharing the wonder of the many faces

of that jolly ole' man, Santa.

No Words Needed!

A Very Merry Christmas

to each of you.

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The summer we married, my husband was in graduate school, and I was employed as a teacher. We took a portion of our savings that summer and purchased a sailboat. We christened our Catalina 22, “Hyacinths For The Soul” after Saadi’s poem. Our "Hyacinths" provided years of pleasure.


  1. Merry Christmas Sarah!

    Thanks for sharing so many aspects of your life with us via HFTS..

    I love reading your posts and looking at all the fabulous pics that you share of your home and travels. You have taught ME so many new things!! Thank goodness a person never gets too old to learn!

    Blessings for a wonderful Holiday season!

  2. Merry, merry Christmas to you!!

  3. Merry Christmas Sarah!!
    Miss Bloomers

  4. Sara,
    Quite an intense collection of adorable! Merry Christmas to you, dear friend!

  5. Hope Santa was good to you dear - sweet as you are you deserve to be remembered!
    Best wishes for 2012 - may it be your best year ever!

    Warm Christmas hugs -Mary & Bob

  6. Lovely collection, I hope Santa was good to you!:) Merry Christmas to you and yours!!

    Color Outside the Lines

  7. Love all your faces of Santa
    Merry Christmas
    I am having a great giveaway over the holiday season. The prize is a Coastal Style Interiors Book. I'd love you to join in if you have the time.
    Carolyn xx

  8. Merry Christmas to you and yours!

  9. Ho, ho, ho! Hooow wonderful, each and every one.

    Thank you for always being a part of Seasonal Sundays! Merry Christmas.

    - The Tablescaper

  10. So many sweetie pie Santa faces!
    Hope he was good to you, Sarah!

  11. Merry Christmas to you, too, Sarah! I love all those cheeky faces!

  12. Hi Sarah! What cute Santa's! Hope you had a lovely Christmas. I know we sure did and I am still pooped from all the excitement.

  13. I love all of these sweet Santa Claus faces, Sarah. Hope you had a beautiful Christmas!

  14. Hi Dear Sarah! Oh, so many cute Santie faces! I hope you had a wonderful Christmas!
    Be a sweetie,
    shelia ;)

  15. Oh how fun, I love all of the Santa faces. Thanks for joining TTT. Hugs, marty

  16. Great collection of Santas. I love the different soulful eyes. Thanks for sharing.

  17. Hi Sarah,
    you have always the best collections. Thank you for sharing this beautiful faces. Hope, you had a merry Christmas and that the new year will become a great one.
    Best greetings, Johanna

  18. What pretty Santas you have! I hope your Christmas was wonderful and Santa brought all that you wished for.

  19. What a wonderful collection of Santas! Hope your day was great! I am pooped from all the cooking and baking!

  20. Hi lovely lady.
    You have a Beautiful collection of sweet Santas love them all.
    I would like to thank you so much for your sweet comments on my Christmas tree. I hope you and your family have a wonderful New Year.
    XXOO Diane

  21. What cute Santa faces! Love 'em all! Happy New Year! Linda

  22. What a gorgeous collection of Santas you have! That's the kind that I'd have to leave out all year, they're too special to put away. Feel free to share them or any post you'd like at "What's It Wednesday". Happy New Year!

  23. Great red post. That Mr Jolly sure does take on many forms dosen't he.
    Have a great New Years.

  24. Love all of your Santas' jolly faces Sarah! Hope St. Nick was good to you! Wishing you a Healthy & Happy New Year!

  25. Sarah, I love all of the closeups of Santa. What a fun idea to just get in tight on their faces. Hope you had a wonderful Christmas and wishing you a Happy New Year.

  26. Our Christmas was so always. I try never to take it for granted, tho.:))

    I have the feeling that this coming New Year is going to be full of wonder, charm and grace. Lots and lots of GRACE.

  27. What a neat post! Thanks for sharing! Happy New Year!

  28. I like the way you have presented your Santas! I have a Santa collection, but have never taken pictures just of the face or eyes! Great idea!

    Happy New Year!


  29. Sarah, I hope you had a wonderful Christmas and that your New Year will be filled to the brim with joy!

    I have been MIA for a while now due to my computer, but I'm finally back in the saddle. Whew! That's the longest I've ever been away from my blog. A whole month.

    Sending all my love your way...


    Sheila :-)

  30. What wonderful Santa's. Fantastic!
    I hope you had a lovely Christmas and that your New Year's is just as wonderful!
    Happy New Year, my friend!

  31. What a beautiful collection of Santas. I hope you had a wonderful Christmas
    Wanted to come by one last time this year and wish you a very Happy New Year

  32. Sarah, These Santa's make me smile! I wanted so much to stop by before Christmas and wish you a merry one! I hope it was wonderful! Our beloved lab Toby passed away the day after Christmas and was so sick leading up to it..time escaped. Many blessings and best wishes to you in 2012! You are always so kind and I want you to know how much I appreciate it! Much love, Christie Three Pixie Lane

  33. PS:)

    Are you starting your new ME calendar also?
    Got mine:) Hope you did too..It adds:)

  34. The Many faces of Santa!!
    Just wanted to stop by and wish you a Happy New Year!!

  35. Sarah, sending more hugs and wishes for the New Year - may it be wonderful in every way. Hope you are well - looking forward to your posts.

    Our love, Mary & Bob

  36. Sarah, I love the faces on each and every one of your Santas. (I've never met a Santa face I didn't love!) laurie

  37. Sarah your share of Santas, so delightful. Each one so sweet and so different. I enjoy Santas throughout my home at Christmas. What a great mosaic using the many faces of Santa!

    The French Hutch


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