My Favorite Christmas Tree: Dear Teachers

Last July, I spent a minute or two thinking ahead to how I might decorate our trees for Christmas (Didn’t see it? Find it here).  I wrote about a few of them and noted that I would share my favorite Christmas tree as soon as I finished it. There is no decoration that brings me as much joy as our […]

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Decorating for Halloween – Recharged!

It was looking as if Jack Skellington had abandoned Halloween again…. As a young homeowner, I poured through fall magazines and envisioned lovely fall decor, colorful autumn leaf arrangements and wreaths; and made all of those things along with fall porch displays featuring baskets and pumpkins. I still enjoy Pinterest and bloggers’ posts of garlands and burlap and wool (oh […]

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Christmas in July?

Christmas in July has never done it for me. Not that the normal Christmas marketing season is much less offensive, but, wow…that’s always seemed way over the top. That said: yes, I am thinking about Christmas…in July. Aside from the primary celebration of the true meaning of Christmas (which we keep in focus), we also greatly look forward to decorating for […]

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