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The first present

DH opened a present tonight. We always pick one present for another person to open. I picked wine for Joe to open. Yumm.

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The table. Ready for dinner. I changed some stuff. LOL.

I found some really fun square teal chargers (base plates) and put those on top of the round red placemats.. Looks really cool! Each place setting has it’s own salt and pepper – and cute Santa place card. Hmm, what … Continue reading

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Getting ready for a nice dinner with friends…

Scallops and risotto tomorrow night. Yes of course I will post photos and include recipes 🙂

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White Christmas wreath.

I bought this fun wreath a few years back at Logan’s Trading Company, downtown Raleigh. Great store 🙂 Anyway, the wreath had started to yellow with age, and I tried to find a new white wreath locally, to no avail. … Continue reading

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One tree, two tree, three tree, four…

Thought you might like to see the trees at my house. Well most of the trees. If you counted them all, big and small, we’d probably have about 75. Gee, I sound so “grinch like” there… LOL.

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One more tree

We put many many MANY trees up at my house. Every room has a lit tree, and even the pantry, laundry room, closets, etc, all have trees! Today was the last tree to go up – we cut it yesterday … Continue reading

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Not on my list.

Out for a fun day, lunch at Villagers Deli in Pinehurst then to a new (meaning we have not been before) choose and cut tree farm. I am partial to white pines and the farm we had been going to … Continue reading

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The cards, all 122 of them, they are complete.

Yup, signed, stamped, addressed, return addressed, picture printed, letter written and signed, sealed, and even a Hallmark gold seal on the back. Whew. I need to get to the Post Office to mail a few special ones out of the … Continue reading

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The living room..

I had this hideous old brassy mirror in my bedroom last year and could not decide what to do with it.  After I bought a new piece of furniture for the living room I had a grand idea.  I painted … Continue reading

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