Twenty Little Things
I’m Looking Forward to This Christmas

Country Living -- I ADORE this room. So how are you all doing? Are you all ready for Christmas? Suddenly it hit me that we only have one week left. ONE WEEK. Our family gets together on Tuesday next week. Yeah. Better get my act together in the next … ** Read more **

DIY: 4 Ridiculously Easy But Fun Craft Garland Projects

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DIY GARLAND IDEAS A few of you asked about the felt garland (inspired by one I saw in Country Living) in my Christmas Home Tour post. You are all so sweet. It is so easy it seems hilarious to me to write a DIY Craft Post, but I'll be a good sport … ** Read more **

My House Tour:
I’ll Be Home for Christmas

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Welcome to my home! I'm happy to say this year, I'll be HOME for Christmas! Yay! If you remember my long saga from the past couple of years, you'll know how special it is to be able to say that! For those of you who are new here, this is my new … ** Read more **

The Pressure of the Holidays: 6 Ways to Simplify and Refocus

Are you feeling stressed out and behind on your holiday preparations? Too much to do and too little time left to do it all? What does one do when you are way behind before you even begin? Here are six ways to simplify and refocus: 1.Haven't … ** Read more **

Use What You Have:
Creative Gift Bags & Boxes

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Here is a clever way to use up bits and pieces of what you have around the house to make very cute and creative gift bags or boxes! I'm all for using what you have for thrifty wrapping. Gather up extra buttons, ribbons, strings, bits of paper and … ** Read more **

Behold! My Christmas Mantel

So last week I mentioned the other projects I decided I needed to do in the midst of holiday preparations. You know, all the things you've been putting off or didn't even notice before they suddenly seem urgent. One of them was repainting my former … ** Read more **

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