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Saturday, December 21, 2013

More of our Christmas Tour ...

And, now, we're down to only FOUR days away!  Time to start wrapping presents and making my grocery list for our Christmas morning feast!

I thought I'd share just a few more pics of our holiday home before the big day! 

I always try to give our mudroom a little splash of Christmas!



Inexpensive canisters from Wal-Mart become the perfect place to showcase ornaments, Christmas cards and candy ...


This year, I decided to "hang" the Christmas cards from white clothesline and mini clothespins … thought that would be kinda fun since it's our laundry room!



My son's "little" bedroom got a matching "little" tree, filled with all things sports!


I love the tree in my son's playroom … he pretty much did it all by himself, with just a little bit of help from me.


And, while my husband hangs out with his NY Yankees Christmas tree in his "man cave ..."


"I" might just hang out on our back porch, especially since it's in the 70s right now!


Enjoy your weekend and thanks for stopping by,

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Thursday, December 19, 2013

Our Christmas Dining Room and Breakfast Area

Six days and counting … can you believe it ?!

While I *should* be out shopping, I've been here, snapping and editing pics to share more of our holiday home before it's too late!

I'll keep my *yacking* to a minimum, like I did the other day when sharing our great room and kitchen … just pretend Bing is serenading you while you first take a peek at our dining room, where red, black, white and silver have taken over for the season!


These wintry plates (from HomeGoods) were the inspiration for the colors in here.


Our glittery reindeer, mercury trees and red finials sure were happy that our neighbor was able to fix our broken table leg so that they were able to come out and "be seen!"


Mini lights, tucked into the garland placed on our buffet, help make our room glow at nighttime. 




A Christmas first for me … the addition of black!  And, I gotta say that I'm really liking it mixed in with the red, white and silver!


I spotted these wild sparkly poinsettias at a local Christmas shop and just *knew* that they had to come home with me!



While we never eat in here, I sometimes enjoy just hanging in the doorway and "visiting" this time of year.


And, now come on over to our breakfast room, where traditional Christmas colors have met up with tiny pops of deep purple!





See our new tree?!  It's a fun addition this year, as we've never had one in this spot before … wish I had done it years ago!


I'm a big fan of the box "Y" tree from Wal-Mart (which is a 7 ft, pre-lit Berkley Pine faux tree for only $68)!  We have a few of them around the house ...  they're the perfect tree for little corners and/or small spaces!


Mini wine glasses, grapes, cheese, wine bottles, corks, fruit and coordinating "shatterproof" ornaments cover it from top to bottom!


It's fun for us to be surrounded by lights and trees when "breaking bread" in here!


Thanks so much for taking the time to visit our holiday dining room and breakfast area!  I'll be back to share just a "tad" bit more!

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Tuesday, December 17, 2013

Our Christmas Great Room and Kitchen ...

WOW, is Christmas really next week ?!  I better get on the ball and finish (wait … make that *start!*) my shopping!

In the meantime, I thought I'd share more of our holiday home … I'll keep words to a minimum since I'm overloading you with pictures of our great room and kitchen!

Step on into our great room, decked in traditional Christmas colors!















I love it all lit up at night!


And, noooow, step on over to our whimsical Christmas kitchen!














I love the crisp red and white in here and, admittedly, I'm going to be so sad taking ALL of this down next week!  Booooo ….

I hope you'll stop back by so I can bombard you with more pictures of our holiday home, including our dining room, breafast area and porch!

Thanks for visiting,

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