The presents are wrapped, the food is prepped, and the table is set. All is ready for Christmas. Just Christmas Eve service and family gatherings to attend. May we remember and celebrate the reason for the season - Christ our Lord. Wishing everyone a jolly Christmas with your families!!!
As I age, every year, I do a little less decorating for Christmas. I still enjoy doing it, but my tastes have become much more simple with time. I have slowly parted with many decorations that had been collected down through the years, and replaced them with items that make a more subtle statement, take [...]
Every year I tend to do something different on my fireplace mantel, usually involving the traditional color of red. This year however, I chose to go all natural and very simple. I started with some beautiful faux greens that I found at a yard sale some years back. Then I added this lovely bronze moose [...]
I thought long and hard about how I wanted to decorate this vintage tray for Christmas. It is the centerpiece for my dining room table and main focus of the room. Because it is rather deep for a tray, it was a bit more of a challenge. I decided to follow Miss Mustard Seed's idea of using these [...]
The last few years, I've been decorating my house for Christmas primarily in faux greens and pine cones. I have veered away from decorating with the traditional bright red other than my peppermint collection from years ago. I don't really like the taste of peppermints, but I do love to decorate with them. To me, [...]