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Four Candles Advent Wreath

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  Welcome everybody to the first Day 1 of 12 Days of Christmas Decorating. So glad you came over to see my first decoration.      Today is Sunday, the first Sunday of December and the first day of the Christmas season. Advent has … [Continue reading...]

Welcome to 12 Days of Christmas Decorating

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Oops I did it again.... Welcome to my third annual 12 Days of Christmas Decorating. When you are doing something for the third time, can you call it a tradition? Yes? Well in that case: welcome to my traditional 12 Days of Christmas Decorating … [Continue reading...]

25 Fun & Original Christmas Decorating Ideas

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I am in the mood for Christmas. I can't wait to start decorating, but in my country we traditionally wait until after December 6 to start decking the halls. So while I am impatiently waiting I am gathering inspiration. Here are 25 fun & original … [Continue reading...]

Roasted Vegetable Soup Recipe {taste the love…}

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Hello ladies, come on in, warm your hands and feet and let me take that wet coat from you. The grey days have arrived and we all need something hot and comforting to warm up with. I have been cooking for you, some true and hearty soup to warm your … [Continue reading...]

Homemade Christmas Ornament: a Jingle Bells Heart

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Jingle bells, jingle bells... jingle all the way... I have Christmas on my mind and it's here to stay.... I have started Christmas crafting, the decorating will have to wait but the crafting has been seriously started.      First … [Continue reading...]

How to Make New Wine Crates look Vintage and Old {the easy way}

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Goodday, as promised I am here today to show you how I made that vintage looking wine crate. It was quick, easy and you can do it too! I promise.     She looks rather nice doesn't she? I think she is the perfect little detail in my … [Continue reading...]

IKEA Hack Furniture Project {tv stand makeover}

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Yes! She is finished. My furniture project is all done and order has been restored. And I am so proud of myself. Except for a few details I did it all by myself.  Come see my latest Ikea Hack:   Isn't she lovely! White and a bit rustic and … [Continue reading...]

Elvis Presley Graceland {a special home tour}

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Good day my sweets. Things are a buzzing and busy at the nest. Nothing show worthy yet. So instead I thought let's do that special home tour that I promised you.  I am sure it is no surprise that while we were in Memphis during our Summer holiday … [Continue reading...]

Another little bedroom decor update {let’s pretend it is still summer}

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Howdie folks! Today we are back in my bedroom. With all the chaos going on inside and out, my bedroom truly has become my sanctuary of peace, quiet and beauty.  And even a sanctuary needs some pretty corners, don't you agree? So I have added a … [Continue reading...]