10 Ten Minute Decorating Ideas for Christmas

  Hello sweet friends!  Today is the last 10 minute decorating ideas for the year!  You are in for a special treat – this month, Michael of Inspired by Charm will be joining me with his best 10 minute decorating ideas for the holidays.  And since it is the last one of the year, I thought I would bring you


Simple Christmas Mantel

  When I sit in front of the fire and look up on our simple Christmas mantel, I can’t help but think back on my childhood Christmas celebrations.  I so hope we are creating great memories for our girls that they can look back on.  One memory came back to me today… When I was a little girl, we spent


Farmhouse Christmas Decorating Home Tour

  I have busily been pulling all of the final details together for our Christmas decorating so I can share them with you today.  I am hoping you will be able to find some ideas and inspiration so you can use them in your own home.  This year, I kept things a little simpler and had farmhouse Christmas decorating in


Easy Christmas Gift Wrapping Station

This post is written as part of my partnership with Command Brand. Who is with me?  This is the year I am not going to be wrapping presents, hunched over on the floor wrapping presents on Christmas Eve.   This year, I am going to “Wrap as I Buy”.  Say it with me friends, “Wrap as We Buy”.


DIY Galvanized Wreath

Eeekkk!!! I am so excited to share this project with you today.  This Christmas DIY galvanized wreath has been living in my head for weeks – and now, here it is!  I sat down Friday night at the kitchen counter and figure it out and got it done!  So, here is the truth, it is not hard – anyone can



This post is written in conjunction with my partnership with Command Brand. Today I want to share with some simple Christmas front door ideas.  Now, I don’t want you to worry that I have already decorated my front door in November, I am not that crazy.   I actually did it in July!   So, putting aside the sweltering heat I was


Quick & Easy 10 Minute Decorating – Fur Garland

  Welcome to the holiday edition of 10 minute decorating ideas!  Today I am sharing my fabulous faux fur garland.  If you follow me on Instagram, you saw the picture I shared of Peanut’s dress and jacket for my sister’s wedding.   We found the most adorable jacket ever in the most beautiful faux fur you ever did see.  I am


Christmas Mantel Ideas

  This will be my fifth Christmas season blogging.  That is so crazy to me.  I have a secret to tell you.  I actually have started to really like getting all of my holiday decorating done early.  You see, I can cheat a little bit because we rarely have Thanksgiving at our home.  We return home after Thanksgiving and we


Easy No Sew Burlap Advent Calendar

Easy No Sew Burlap Advent Calendar

Every year, I have the best of intentions.

Every year, I am sure THIS will be the year.

The year I have an Advent calendar before December starts.

But this year really is the year.

Burlap Ribbon Advent Calendar

So. here is the truth.  My girls are big and an Advent calendar is not the same for them as it would be for little little ones.

They don’t need a bunch of little toys.

And honestly, the prospect of coming up with 50 (one for each) little toys to put in, makes me stress.

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Christmas Decorating – Creatively!

  I am not sure how many bloggers set out to be a “blogger”.  I am sure there are many of them out there who do, but I also know, there are a lot of bloggers who unexpectedly found themselves in blogland.   The one thing bloggers all seem to have in common is a desire to be creative and

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A Special Gift – “It’s Christmas Tomorrow”

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To my dear readers.

Christmas is tomorrow.

And I couldn’t let the day go without taking  a moment to wish you the very merriest Christmas.

And if Christmas is not what you celebrate, or if it is, I wish you all the blessings of this holiday season.

And as a special gift, this is a recording of my 11 year-old daughter, Peanut, singing a song she wrote.

We wanted to share it with you.

(turn the volume up a bit, we are still working on capturing sound with video)

“It’s Christmas Tomorrow”

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6 Simple Christmas Table Ideas (Perfect for Last Minute!)


 Today I thought I would share some simple Christmas table ideas.

When we first jump out of the gate after Thanksgiving, we have great plans for Christmas.

The shopping will be done early and we will wrap everything as soon as we bring it home.

We will bake cookies early and have them ready to share with everyone.

And then reality hits of all that we have to do, and none of those things happen.

So, I am all about keeping it as simple as possible, especially with setting a Christmas table.

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Outdoor Vintage Christmas Decorating Ideas & How to Make a Bow!

Disclosure: This post is sponsored by Command Brand Hooks, but all opinions are my own.


Brace yourselves.

I have a lot to share today.

A new product that I am giddy about, my video debut (okay, really it is just my hands, but if it is here that means I shot it and figured out how to include here, so woo to the hoo!) and some great ideas for outdoor vintage Christmas decorating.

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Christmas Table Ideas – Mini Wood Slice Wreath Place Setting

Wood Slice Mini Wreath Christmas Place Setting

The big day is getting near – Christmas.

Our halls are decked (mostly) and Christmas shopping is in full swing.  Now it is time to plan your Christmas table.  So I thought today I would share some Christmas table ideas – wood slice mini wreaths – that are perfect for your table and as  It is the perfect personal touch to your holiday table and can be used as a decoration, place marker and can even be a gift to your guests when they leave.

Or, if you want to keep them all to yourself, they would be perfect grouped on a wall.

And the best part, they could not be easier.

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