I've been so busy at the farm and with my jam/soap/basket holiday orders I've neglected my traditions of the season. It's time to soak up this last few weeks of the holiday season and to enjoy some of the simple things in life such as laughing with friends & family, getting cozy on the front porch swing, sipping hot cocoa, singing Christmas songs non stop, reading some great books, enjoying toasty fires and filling up my planner for the new year ahead. I always clear my work schedule for the last week or so to wind down and recharge so I'm really looking forward to that time coming up. It really is my most cherished time of the year and I absolutely love it. What's your plans for these next few weeks before Christmas? Are you a busy elf or have you already finished all the holiday madness and are more enjoying the remainder of the season?
One of the oldest standing homes in East Texas, the Rice Family Log Cabin was built somewhere around 1828! Serving for years as a place for people traveling the Old San Antonio Road to stop and rest; this cabin is now preserved inside of Mission Tejas State Park, so you can go look at the amazing, fading details inside this incredibly old home!