Tuesday, December 30, 2014

Starting to say Goodbye to Christmas

I started....taking all my beautiful decor down.  It always makes me sad.  Like saying goodbye to an old friend.

But I did want to show a few things to you today....

The other day I forgot to show the darling ice skates I found at Michaels.  They fit perfectly with my little skis!

Ok, take a breath here, because I was a slobbering mess when my friend gave me this for Christmas

Not only did she give me an old wooden shabby window....

She printed clear pictures to go on it.  All are pictures from my trips with her, the one with hubby was from the Queen Mary.

Can you LOVE it!

I was so blessed this year with fabulous thoughtful gifts.

Although we don't have snow in the Phoenix area, we like to pretend it is a winter wonderland.  I always put out my whites this time of year.

A nod to a New Year!

Dollar Tree Houses I sprayed white and glittered.  Someone on blogland told me about it, but I can't remember....sorry.....

Little white trees and glittered white sprigs....with feathers on a tiered white stand.

And of course, my beloved pinecones....Those are candles in the mercury candlesticks....I never light them.

I am far from finished, but I want to still enjoy my tree for a day or so.....

Happy New Year my dear blogging friends.  Be safe!



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Sunday, December 28, 2014

A Few New Things!

My daughter hit the nail on the head for Christmas this year.  She gave me 3 new Nativities!

This one is like an ornie and it morphs into different colors.

The JOY lights up and plays music!

This is a small meant to be an ornie, but I love that they are kneeling on a Bible!

A dear friend gifted me the Mongolian lamb pillow!!  It is rust in color, and there was some major squealing going on!!  Lookie Marty!!

At the 99cents store I found this beautiful ornie!

And at Michaels I found the rustier color leaves for the top of my tree!

Oh BJ....this pic is thinking of you!  I found this Baby cup at a consignment store.  $1.50.  I had to get it because of the black and white border.

Ok, I have appointments tomorrow.....starting new meds finally on January 13th.  So I don't know if I will get to post again before New Years.  So enjoy, party safe, and Blessings for a New Year!



Friday, December 26, 2014

Tuesday, December 23, 2014

For Unto Us

A SAVIOUR is born!

Merry Christmas
Ceekay, Hubby, and Bentley Boy!

Friday, December 19, 2014

It's Happening Again!

What is happening?  Christmas is a few days away and I haven't shown everything on my blog I wanted to!

This happens every year!  I don't know how you all do it!

Anyhoo.....I LOVE scales.  No, no, not the kind you stand on.  Those I hate!

I mean the vintage scales.  I have 5 now!  So I grouped 4 of them together on the little console behind our couch.  I would show you the whole console, but I can't get that close.  Christmas presents are piled waiting for the Big day!

I hope you enjoy my little vignette!

My daughter gave me this snowman years ago!

I found this scale in November at an Estate sale in Payson.  The lady had $10.00 on it, but when I asked if she would take $5.00 she said, ok!
I have never seen an Ice Cream Scale.

My son bought me this tiny scale when he came up to the cabin one day.  He paid too much, but I love it!

That other scale....you know the one you stand on.....it is on Christmas Hiatus!!



Thursday, December 18, 2014

Christmas Brooches

I have a small collection of Christmas brooches.  They are not old, old.  They are somewhat old, cuz I is too!  In the midwest, we always wore a brooch on our coats.  AZ...not so much.  But I treasure each one.

Anyone who knows me, knows this is soooo true!  I love to Give, and I love to get!

This is my oldest pin.  My hubby gave it to me one of our first Christmas's.

The tree is another older pin....and everyone needs a Santa!

I got this at Macy's years ago....I loved the flying reindeer.

Simple but so pretty!

People used to scowl at me in Michigan when I wore this....but I LOVE snow...at least for Christmas!

This is a later pin.  This is probably one of those, that you pick up for a gift and then decide, no, I gotta keep it!

I don't know where the string came from in the pic, but I was too lazy to do over!  I have worn this poinsetta so many times.....It has matching earrings.

This is a new one from my hubby this year!

My snowmen pins....that I can wear into January!

This was a gift from a church friend years ago.  She knew I collected Nativities.

But this one, Oh, how I LOVE this one.  I wear it every year on Christmas Eve and Day. 

Hmm, I feel like a Christmas pin shopping trip in the future!  Half-price maybe??

Sunday, December 14, 2014

White and Gold Tablescape

We are having over some dear friends for dinner Monday night.  Candy, my traveling buddy, and her hubby are coming to celebrate Christmas.

I LOVE how my table looks.  I hope you enjoy it as well!



Thursday, December 11, 2014

Christmas Is Coming!!

and the home is looking Festive!
Can you love Mercury glass?  I sure can!

This picture is of me at Thanksgiving....I was showing off my new boots!  But I love the holidays and I am not afraid to show it!!
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