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Christmas deco…Open House December 3, 2012

Welcome and MERRY CHRISTMAS!!

Welcome and MERRY CHRISTMAS!!

Love having a 2nd tree!  And this tree cost me $3 @ a garage sale a few years back!

Love having a 2nd tree! And this tree cost me $3 @ a garage sale a few years back!

Kindergarten project with recycled palm tree wood!

Kindergarten project with recycled palm tree wood!

Too pretty for cookies

Too pretty for cookies

Our real Maine tree..in spite of the needles, I still love it!

Our real Maine tree..in spite of the needles, I still love it!

Our HOPE is in the Lord!

Our HOPE is in the Lord!

Our Angel and friendship ornament

Our Angel and friendship ornament

Someone is encouraging snow!

Someone is encouraging snow!

Even the kid's bathroom has some Christmas spirit!

Even the kid’s bathroom has some Christmas spirit!

The stockings are hung...and our youngest is concerned the Big Guy might not be able to reach Mom and Dad's!

The stockings are hung…and our youngest is concerned the Big Guy might not be able to reach Mom and Dad’s!  P’shaw, I say!!!

Another cookie jar (not in use) and candle Snowman

Another cookie jar (not in use) and candle Snowman

Keeping track of Advent

Keeping track of Advent

Love this Advent wreath of the Nativity!

Love this Advent wreath of the Nativity!

Kitchen candle and Santa snuffer

Kitchen candle and Santa snuffer

Our card, Santa's plate is ready

Our card, Santa’s plate is ready

Christmas books and cards

Christmas books and cards.  The cards will line the spindles as they arrive, it’s AWESOME by the end of the month!!

Advent puzzle calendar and knick-knacks

Advent puzzle calendar and knickknacks

THE reason for the season

THE reason for the season, and even though we are WAITING on the birth of baby Jesus, we still keep him in the crèche all month-long.

For more fun Open Houses….go check out Katie @ NFPandMe, she’s linking up until Christmas, so you can check out all the new linkups throughout the month!  How fun!!

 

8 Responses to “Christmas deco…Open House”

  1. pamasaurus Says:

    Your decorations are beautiful!

  2. Patti Says:

    Oh Tracy so beautiful!! The Christmas Stockings brought back such great memories xoxo

  3. Rachael Says:

    Your Advent wreath is so beautiful!

  4. You have two big trees? I love it. You’re my crazy hero! It looks fantastic!

    Also the shoe rack/advent calendar is so pinterest worthy!

    Thanks for linking up!

    • tracye1 Says:

      Haha. Yes, Hubby prefers a real tree, but the other tree was such a great deal we can’t part with it; we put it up on the front porch with all the not so delicate ornaments…it’s win-win!


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