Inspired Holidays {Day 13}:: The Most Versatile Seasonal Decoration

seasonal decorating ideas

Decorating with Branches I love to find ways to stretch my decorating budget and keep items on hand that are extremely versatile and can be used for more than one occasion or season. For years and years my mom used sticks for decorating. She … ** Read more **

Inspired Holidays {Day 12}:: A Delicious Discussion of Fall Scents {DIY Cinnamon Stick Candles}

DIY cinnamon-stick-candles

DIY Cinnamon Stick Candles - Stories A to Z Can we pause for just a moment today to talk about Fall and holiday scents? Because it is honestly one of my favorite parts of the season. When my daughter Courtney and I go shopping, one of our our … ** Read more **

Christmas Decorating Ideas Outdoors: Pre-Holiday Makeover

Pottery Barn I really do love the outside of my house to look all festive during the holidays. I'm not saying I want reindeer on the roof and excessive Clark Griswold-inspired holiday decorations, but there is something magical about arriving home … ** Read more **

Inspired Holidays {Day 7}:: Creative Memorable Holidays

Christmas Advent Idea

Creative Christmas Memories & Decorating Idea One of my readers, Dana @ Cooking at Cafe D (who is doing a 31 Day series on 31 Minutes to a More Organized Life!) left me this sweet comment: I'm really enjoying this series.  it goes to show that … ** Read more **

Christmas 2010

Christmas 2010 Prayer chains from church were wrapped around a tiny tree. We remembered the needs of others and gave thanks for all the blessings we can take for granted. Not really sure why this is laying under the tree, or what it is. … ** Read more **

Finding Peace

Finding Peace The feeling I think I'm craving the most around our house this Christmas is peace. So how am I going to find it? Here are five "just say no" strategies I am using this week to avoid the stress and find the peace I crave this … ** Read more **

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