Holidays, Merry Christmas 2016!

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Fa  la  la  🎶  la  la,  🎶  la  la  la  la  🎶  !   I wish you faith wonder and Joy!   Merry Christmas! Save Save Save Save Save Save Save

Fearless Friday, Mimosas and Candy Canes

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Fearless Friday posted early this week so you would have an extra day for some last minute holiday crafts     A Merry Mimosa sign and mixing station     and candy cane card holders     You can read all about it here I wish you the merriest of holidays!   Full of angels … Continue reading

Fearless Friday, Merry Mimosa Bar and Candy Cane Easels

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Whew, here we are, December 23!     For a little extra jolly I painted a sign for our bar     Which is all set up as a Merry Mimosa Station     Help yourself!     I used a short piece of board and painted it black     I wanted to incorporate … Continue reading

Tablescapes, JOY!

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Tis three days before Christmas   And right by the tree     Is a table for two     For Santa and me     Thoughts of Joy fill our hearts     We can’t wait until it all starts!     A special Santa looks down from above     Waiting to fill … Continue reading

The Organized Life, Christmas Menu & Last Minute Ideas

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  I spent part of Sunday polishing the menu for our family Christmas Eve Lunch with Santa   If you can take some time a week or so in advance of an event, to make a master grocery list and timeline,  you will be giving yourself a present  🎁 There’s no formal dining for the … Continue reading

Take-out Tuesday, Prosciutto & Pesto Puff Pastry Tree

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How about a last minute Wow recipe…     A prosciutto and pesto filled puff pastry Christmas tree!     There was a gingerbread house decorating party on a recent cold Saturday afternoon at the North Pole, and we needed something warm and wonderful to nosh on     I remembered that I had a … Continue reading

Creations, Gingerbread House Cake

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Gingerbread is the December flavor of the month, and it has inspired several creations!     I made a fun little cake a few days ago, and decorated it like it was a gingerbread house     With a green wreath “roof”, gummy Christmas trees and bushes…     The boys got home from school … Continue reading

Tablescapes, Dining at the South Pole

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We love to dine alfresco at the “South Pole,” weather permitting     There is nothing better than a little porch sitting       Snowflakes are a rarity here, so instead of flakes ❄️ We have flake plates!     Santas gather in their warm weather suits     These Santas wear flip flops, … Continue reading

Home Decor, Frosty’s Day at the Spa

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We have a little Christmas fun every year with Frosty frolicking in “the Loo”     Sometimes he takes a Bubble Bath     And sometimes he takes A Shower     So, you can be sure the powder room is the first place the kiddos look when they arrive!     They make a … Continue reading

Tablescapes, Hark the Herald Angels Sing!

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Welcome to day 5 of the Holiday Tablescape Blog Hop! What a fabulous week of stunning tables!   I am celebrating the holiday season with singing angels this year     What better way to bring on the holiday cheer!     Come on in and join the chorus,     It will be so … Continue reading

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