Category Archives: Christmas Decor

When Cats Attack: Tiny Christmas Tree 0; Cats 5

This Christmas our tree was much smaller than usual. 18 inches tall (or short), to be precise. It didn’t take me long to decorate the tiny tree with small sparkly red and green balls. And I have to admit, it … Continue reading

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Winter Wonderland in a Jar

Magazine and catalog photos inspire me; I’ll even try to re-create a particularly pretty vignette in my home. It’s kinda like a hobby. I think. Or maybe it’s just that I get bored staring at the same things. The contents … Continue reading

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Christmas Ornaments: Memory Keepers

Have you seen the series of Pier One Christmas commercials on television this year? In one, a woman is walking through Pier One and behind her back she hears voices chanting, “Par-ty. Par-ty! PAR-TY!!” When she turns around she is eyeball … Continue reading

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Christmas Decor: Easy, Fast and Pretty

Once again, our home is without internet access. Did we have another major storm? No. We’ve had some renegade power outages that last just a few minutes every day or so over the past week. Do you think those outages … Continue reading

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Garden Club Flower Show Results: Surprising!

A Blue Ribbon, Wow! I submitted my “small” floral design this morning at 8 a.m.; small-standard flower show judging began at 9 a.m.; and results were publicly available at 1 p.m., when the garden club’s Annual Holiday Tea and Flower … Continue reading

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Oh, Christmas Tree!

Sneak Peek: Comfort Food Kitchen Cooking Party at Gail’s It’s been a busy weekend around here. We started decorating the house for Christmas. My daughter Tory and her boyfriend Kailan kicked off by decorating our tree. The two teens, music … Continue reading

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Outdoor Christmas Decorations: Arizona Style

Day 4 of Fun in the Sun with My Mom Living my life on the East Coast in a state where we celebrate all four seasons (that would be Spring Summer, Fall and Winter for those of you who might … Continue reading

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