Holidays

Christmas Recap {2019}

I have to start my recap with the week before Christmas to tell you the online shopping saga! We ordered new living room furniture on Black Friday weekend (more on that later!).  In my excitement I somehow entered my parents' address as the shipping address for my chairs. After many calls and online chats with… Continue reading Christmas Recap {2019}

Enjoying The Journey · Holidays

10 Pictures on Friday: Our 10th Christmas

This is our 10th Christmas together, so I thought it would be fun to share one picture from each year. The one above is from Christmas Eve 2010, just a week after our wedding! 2011-  and the vest that Paul doesn't wear anymore. 🙂 2012 - the last Christmas my Gramma spent with us before… Continue reading 10 Pictures on Friday: Our 10th Christmas

Faith · Holidays

3 Things To Pray Before Christmas

Christmas can be a wonderful time - and it can also be a miserable time. No family is perfect or free from difficulty, whether it's a strained relationship, a family member who always causes issues, a recent loss, financial strain or separation from loved ones who aren't able to be with you for Christmas. It's… Continue reading 3 Things To Pray Before Christmas

Decor · Holidays

Christmas Home Tour {2019} || My Curated Cottage

I receive a commission if you make a purchase using the links in this post ❤ I was so excited to start decorating for Christmas this year! Last year I challenged myself to not buy any new Christmas decor (which I successfully achieved), but I was ready to add a few new things to my… Continue reading Christmas Home Tour {2019} || My Curated Cottage

Decor · Holidays

2 Simple and Affordable Winter Wreaths | Easy DIY

I will receive a commission if you make a purchase using links in this post ❤ Whether you purchase them pre-made or put them together on your own, wreaths can be so expensive. Here are the two wreaths I'm displaying right now - they are as simple and inexpensive as you can get! Berry Wreath… Continue reading 2 Simple and Affordable Winter Wreaths | Easy DIY

Holidays · Organization

Three Weeks To An Organized Christmas: Insuring Success with Plans and Schedules (Week 3)

Last weekend my sister showed me a few spaces in her home that she recently re-organized in preparation for Christmas. As we walked around taking in the pantry, closets and bathroom cabinets (yes, we tour each other's homes for fun!), I realized that a couple of my basic organization principles applied well to our calendars… Continue reading Three Weeks To An Organized Christmas: Insuring Success with Plans and Schedules (Week 3)