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Deck The Halls…🎄

You are the light of the world- Matthew 5:14 Hell0, sweet friend… I hope you are well and that you had a great Thanksgiving. Joe & I spent a wonderful time with family in Bend, Oregon. Shortly after returning back home… Joe turned into Santa‘s Elf quickly stringing the Christmas lights all around the outside… I became the other elf helper… carefully placing bows and ribbons strategically… Before long together we had completed the decorating…. for our sweet cozy home… just in time to light up this small corner of the world. Happy December!🎄 What’s Cooking… 👩‍🍳 This yummy very … Read the full blog post

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Merriest Christmas 2017

    “Happy, Happy Christmas, that can win us back to the delusions of our childish days, that can recall to the old man the pleasures of his youth, that can transport the sailor and the traveler, thousands of miles away, back to his own fireside and his quiet home.” ~Charles Dickens         Well…ready or not     Christmas is here! almost     (baking done, cards sent, gifts wrapped) Santa’s on his way…     so… before Christmas present becomes the Christmas past…      let me share a special treat…. the dazzling annual Shore Acres Holiday Lights … Read the full blog post

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A Cottage Christmas Cocoa Bar🧚‍♀️

    🧚‍♀️“Christmas is too sparkly…said no one ever”🧚‍♀️ 🎄 Hello sweet friends🎄   I hope you’re doing well.🧚‍♀️         Recently as I was driving through the countryside I pondered as to why I LOVE the 🎅🏻“Ho!Ho!Ho!” part of the holiday season.🤶🏻 (any chance one of these might be Rudolph?)🧚‍♀️     You know that childlike joy that longs to be expressed.🧚‍♀️     🧚‍♀️twinkling lights…reindeer flying through the sky with Santa’s gifts… and yummy cookies🍪     Ok….I must admit🧚‍♀️🧚‍♀️🧚‍♀️     🧚‍♀️I do believe…🧚‍♂️ I have social butterfly tendencies 😉 Spirit of Christmas     One month a year … Read the full blog post

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AdVeNt, GiRlFrIeNdS, aNd CaNdYcAnEs….♡

 Below is a re~edited post from my last Christmas while I still lived in California before the big move I wanted to share it with you. My blog stats show many of you are new readers. This post is one of my favorites because it talks about everything I’m passionate about Home, Friendships, & Love. Happy Monday, and first week of Advent! (grin)  As the calendar year draws to a close, family schedules, programs, PaRtIeS, and “other” obligations for this time of year are in full motion… My week was filled with a combination of EvErYtHing…. An afternoon was spent putting … Read the full blog post

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