Family Life

Merry Christmas 2017!

My girls finished up school yesterday and now are off for a couple of weeks.

I’ve been working like crazy to get everything lined up through the end of the year and into early January, and am so looking forward to a little time off with my sweet girls and Bart, plus my parents and brother who are coming for Christmas.

And thank you, thank you, thank you for being the best readers in the world. I appreciate you being here, and your kind comments and emails (or just quietly following along!) more than I can ever say.

Thank you for letting me share a tiny bit of our family and our life and my book obsession with you.

Merry Christmas to all of you!



Photos by Christie Knight Photography

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  • Reply Yvan December 22, 2017 at 4:47 am

    You guys are adorable. 🙂 I have been enjoying your blog here very much. Merry Christmas 🙂

  • Reply Nicole December 22, 2017 at 4:55 am

    Thank younfor sharing – I enjoy reading! You have a beautiful family. Have a wonderful holiday season!

  • Reply Ryoma Sakamoto.Japan December 22, 2017 at 6:42 am

    Hello! !
    Family is surrounded by very cute children and a happy.

  • Reply Rebecca December 22, 2017 at 7:22 am

    Merry Christmas! I read your blog every day, I enjoy it so much. Thanks for all the work you put into the great content. Enjoy your Christmas!

  • Reply Kathleen December 22, 2017 at 7:53 am

    Wow, these photos are so amazing! Your family is adorable. Merry Christmas!

    • Reply Janssen Bradshaw December 22, 2017 at 8:38 pm

      Christie is AMAZING. I don’t think she’s ever taken a bad photo.

  • Reply grace December 22, 2017 at 8:28 am

    Merry Christmas, Janssen! Your photos are so sweet.

  • Reply Tina December 22, 2017 at 9:59 am

    Your girls are the cutest! I love reading every post, especially the bookish ones! Hope you and your family have a very Merry Christmas!

  • Reply ellen patton December 22, 2017 at 12:25 pm

    these photos! and get that little one some london littles. 🙂

  • Reply Emma December 22, 2017 at 12:59 pm

    That’s great you’re taking some time off – enjoy! Merry Christmas! Thanks for a year full of interesting and useful posts.

    • Reply Janssen Bradshaw December 22, 2017 at 8:38 pm

      This is the nicest comment – it completely made my day. Thank you!

  • Reply Diana December 22, 2017 at 1:40 pm

    You have such a beautiful family! Merry Christmas!!

  • Reply Rachel December 22, 2017 at 7:05 pm

    These photos are beautiful Janssen! Merry Christmas!

  • Reply Stephanie December 22, 2017 at 7:18 pm

    Merry Christmas, Janssen! Love, one of your “just quietly following along” readers. 🙂

  • Reply Elaine Doolittle December 23, 2017 at 7:12 am

    What a wonderful group of family photos! I can’t believe that Tally is standing with the other girls! Merry Christmas to all of you!

  • Reply Torrie December 23, 2017 at 5:16 pm

    Awwww, these family pictures are just the sweetest! Your family is just beautiful. Thanks so much for all your posts—I don’t comment nearly often enough, but I refer often to your blog for reading inspiration (among other things!).

    Merry Christmas to you and yours, and a Happy New Year!

  • Reply KT December 26, 2017 at 10:35 am

    Adorable family and pictures! I hope you had a great Christmas spent with your loved ones.

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