Monthly Archives: December 2011

A Little of This a Little of…

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I really don’t know where the time has gone between Christmas and now. It seems like ages ago. We had a wonderful time! It has been a laid back kind of a week. A little napping a little eating, nice walks in this glorious weather we are getting. Of course we have enjoyed looking at…

Merry Christmas!

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Yesterday we got a lot of baking out of the way. We started early and I sort of marked the day by our amaryllis. I/we made the Pioneer Woman’s cinnamon rolls. It makes pans and pans. We took ours to a party so people could have a little yummy breakfast today. I think we did…

Hello Monday

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The weekend was good- we made it to the Nutcracker. They sent snow out across the audience which I thought was fun. It was a good production. A little dinner, some ballet not too bad. I think we are finished with just about everything but baking, oh and wrapping. I picked up some sweets… soft…

Mistletoe

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I always found mistletoe to be a lot of pressure when I was a kid. We had a nice plastic ball (don’t be jealous) of it that hung in our foyer and quite frankly I wanted to avoid it like the plaque. If I was in charge of hanging it, it went right over a…

A Holiday Treat!

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  Don’t you love how sweets are a part of every celebration? I know I know they’re not good for you, hmm whatever. I’m trying to behave and not have a ton of sugar on Christmas day. A little here and there…I’m spreading it out, because I’m celebrating the season ;) We picked up a…

Hello Monday!

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  “A Christmas Tree” by Charles Dickens I hope to read a little this week. I ordered the “The Complete Christmas Stories of Charles¬†Dickens” -it makes me happy! ¬†So I hope to be saying hello to reading, wrapping gifts, getting things mailed and finding a little Christmas magic with family and friends. Stop over at…

The House at Christmas

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So every year I like to try something new with the decorating. This year I’m trying for cozy, vintage & natural. I don’t know if I got it but I tried… Take look around and see what we’ve got going. Yes we have a white tree! After trying to keep a tree alive in Southern…

Ornaments

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I love looking at people’s Christmas trees. We always pick things that make us happy. Our tree is filled with ornaments we’ve picked, of course but also there are ornaments from friends, parents and grandparents (great grandparents). It’s always fun, as I’m sure it is at your house, to go through them and remember the…

Hello Monday!

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I feel like I’ve got a pretty good grip on all the holiday things! House is almost decorated. The presents list is almost done. I hope things are clicking away for you too. I’ve been playing around with this today…let’s see how it does for a post? Okay, I’m loving it -I’m going to keep…

Insta Friday!

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A California twist on Christmas trees this for you this week! Tumblin’ tumble weeds Driftwood Assemblage What have you captured this week? Maybe you’d like to share by linking up with Life Rearranged. She has some great giveaways still going and a good fund raiser if you’re looking for a place to spread a little…