Showing posts from December, 2012

Christmas Way Down South

These past weeks have been a crazy blur for me as they have for everyone else I am sure.  On this Christmas eve, as I am waiting for cookies to bake, I finally have a little time to sit down and share about what Ruben and I have been doing during this Christmas season.

Our last youth service of the year was an Ugly Sweater party.  We had tons of typical party food from the States, that I made.  We sang Christmas carols around a bonfire, played Nintendo Wii, took pictures, had the ugly sweater contest, and played the white elephant game.  The Ugly Sweater contest and white elephant game were two things that the Salvadorans had ever done before.  So they all had a blast.

We were invited to help out in a day retreat for a non denominational group from the University of El Salvador.  We went to a campsite in San Jose Villanueva and helped out with games and team building activities.
We had a dinner party, at our house, for the leaders who help us with the youth. I made this little cheese …