2009 Christmas letter

I have to give my husband credit for coming up with this one. I don’t know what inspired him, but shortly after Christmas last year, he suggested a Mad Libs theme letter (not sure if he was serious). But, I filed the idea away and … here it is! Before you read our Christmas letter this year, you will be disappointed if you don’t first write down the following:

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Trust me, much more fun if you participate! (But don’t worry, for the party poopers, or those who want to know the “right answers” I’ve included an answer key.) I want to hear the funny results. Remember, the less you think about your answers, the better! Now, insert the words above into the text:

MAD MASON LIBS
Although we have much to be thankful for, 2009 was not our favorite year. But, we haven’t taken things too seriously, as we set our eyes on things above. The good news: We are blessed that Matt continues his job designing ____________ components at ________, and Sara published several articles this year. In June, Avery turned ___. We celebrated with a ________ princesses and knights party. She loves animals, vacuuming and baking, and is quite the mommy’s helper! Avery started Kindergarten in August and couldn’t be more __________! Her favorite part of each and every day is riding the school bus. But Charlie is missing her. And Sara is _________ to see the beginning of their special sibling bond change as Avery makes new friends and seems to be turning into a
_________ overnight. Charlie turned 3 in August and chose a Transformer-themed ______. He loves cars, making people ________ and mimicking his big sister. He is learning right alongside mom at Bible class (BSF) as they study the book of John (if you haven’t recently, we recommend you read it!). We’ve also been busy continuing to ___________ our 1892 farmhouse (nicknamed Mr. _________). The kitchen is finally finished, and Sara is _________! This summer, Matt also rebuilt the front porch. It’s very _________. Next year, we get to do it all over again on the back porch. We also celebrated _____ years of marriage in July. To commemorate, we went to __________. It was fun, despite cold _________ and an incident with _________ Dove bars. As time passes, Sara’s hair keeps getting shorter and _________, and Matt’s gets more “_________.” Sara also had her _________ removed this fall. After a quick recovery, she feels __________ without it. But the event was another reminder of their thankfulness for _________ and _________ friends and neighbors who extended a helping hand. All in all, we praise God as we look forward to a new year. Merry Christmas and Happy New Year!

Philippians 4:4
“Rejoice in the Lord always. Again I say: Rejoice!”

2009 Christmas letter mad libs
2009 mad libs Answer key

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