Did anyone besides me go to the thrift store for after Christmas sales? I found these pretty red candle holders for $1.51. I love red all year round, so these will fit into my normal decorating! Some of the online after Christmas sales were better than the brick and mortar sales. I got that beautiful folk art candle online here at 75% off - it was only $3.50. I couldn't believe ... Read More about Red Candle Holders
~Dave Ramsey Hi there! I hope everyone had lovely Christmas - we did! But I'm already thinking about putting all the decorations away - I'm really not a Grinch...really! I just feel claustrophobic with so much stuff in a small space. It feels messy to me. I want to start organizing and getting ready for what will be a fabulous New Year (I always have such hope)! I'm working on tweaking our ... Read More about What Are Your Top 5 Financial Goals for 2009?
I'd like to thank my dear bloggy friend Jennifer ( Fiddle Dee Dee) for the Christmas Spirit Award and I'm suppose to share 5 Things That I Love About Christmas: I love decorating our Christmas tree together with the Christmas music playing and our traditional eggnog drink. Unfortunately my 16 year old is too big to sit on her Dad's shoulder to put the topper on top. All she has to do is stand ... Read More about Merry Christmas Everyone!
I've really enjoyed all the various holiday home tours and got some great new ideas for next year. I'm only about 1/3 of the way through BooMama's Tour though! I think she had about a kagillion people sign up!Here are just a couple more Christmas pictures I thought I'd share and then I'm done!This is our doggie Christmas tree topper. He looks just like our Golden Maxie!Below are a few favorite ... Read More about Last Few Christmas Pictures
I couldn't resist joining Kimba in her open house. Be sure to head to her place for more party fun (all these parties should keep everyone busy for the rest of the month)! I thought I'd show a few shots of our guestbedroom. Actually it's half office and half bedroom - so you'll only see the bed part cause my office part is in no way meant to be seen by any other human!We're not having any ... Read More about Holiday Open House – Guest Bedroom
Welcome to BooMama's Christmas Tour of Homes as well as Southern Hospitality's Open House. This is my first year to participate in a open house and I'm so delighted to have you come by. I have coffee and cranberry Stollen ready. Or would you prefer tea? O.K., let's go - I'm so excited to show you around! I think we'll start in the dining room.This is my centerpiece. I usually decorate in red, lime ... Read More about Christmas Home Tour 2008