One would have thought I’d be jumping at the chance to decorate the new house for Christmas however, that wasn’t exactly the case this year. I couldn’t find my motivation, but I think I couldn’t find motivation because I couldn’t find my vision! I had no clue what to do with the new house this… Read More Christmas 2015
The other day I received a Big Lots ad. I normally trash them straight away but the subject caught my eye. Christmas stuff was on sale. I’m looking for a new tree so I decided to check out the ad. While I didn’t see any trees I felt would work, I did see a pair… Read More Deck the halls
The other week when the Sandy Hook shootings occurred, the only thing I could think about was all of the families that would have unopened presents under their trees. Presents for children who would never return home. Little did I know that our family would face the same fate. Sunday Matt’s parents called to let… Read More With love
Now that my parents are back in NC and my cousin and her husband live in Greensboro, I thought it would be fun for us to have a “family Christmas”. The weekend of the 15th worked best for everyone so the ladies started planning. Matt and I provided the turkey and we split up the… Read More Family Christmas Weekend
Here are a few pics of our holiday decorations so far. Our Tree The Mantel with my Nutcrackers I am now collecting Nutcrackers. I need more! Wreaths for the windows I think I really need to do all 4 windows. Mom said she would pick up 2 additional wreaths if I wanted. I have a… Read More Christmas decor
I feel like Thanksgiving was super early this year and I’m having problems getting into the Christmas spirit. Last Friday Mom and I braved the crowds, at lunch, to do a little Black Friday shopping. We found a few items and I bought a few more gifts for Matt. When we finally got home, I… Read More Holiday Humbug?
Currently are my fingernails. One of my Christmas presents was a gift card to Ulta. Thanks to Pinterest I’ve been dying to find some glitter nail polish. Today at lunch, during a monsoon I might add, I ran to Ulta. I must say I was pretty disappointed with their selection. There were only a few… Read More All that glitters
Matt and I were pretty busy this past weekend. The weekend literally felt like it flew by. On Saturday we headed to the mall and began our Christmas shopping. Several hours, and several locations later, we had almost everything for everyone crossed off our lists. I was pretty excited we managed to get almost all… Read More Christmas shopping – done!
Last year our company started a “friendly” competition between the business units. The objective was to decorate a ficus tree for Christmas using only office supplies. Our floor threw ourselves into the spirit of competition (I mean we will do anything for a beer Friday) and had what we thought was a pretty outstanding tree.… Read More Fa la la la Ficus Tree
Of Nutcrackers! YAY! For years my mom has collected Santa’s for Christmas. Each year I normally add one to her collection. Needless to say it’s gotten pretty large. So a few weeks ago I was in the mall, walking past the Christmas store, when this amazing Nutcracker caught my eye. He was purple and amazing.… Read More I’m officially a collector