Falling in Love – IKEA Holiday Collection

Falling in Love – IKEA Holiday Collection

I just saw this year's IKEA Holiday Collection online and well I am in love!  My love for IKEA is simple, I love it all!  But this time of year, their Holiday Collection, is my favorite.  I mean really, you can only buy so many beds and shelves before your house is full...Thats where seasonal items come in.  You cannot have enough CHRISTMAS!!!!!! I love their items, maybe not each one is my style or color but I love how they can put a room together.  Plus they mix in well with past year's Continue reading

A Flamingo Christmas

A Flamingo Christmas

I am so ready for Christmas, well maybe ready isn't quite the word I should use, but I am excited for it.  Even though it is October, I have already started planning for our Christmas decorations this year.  I will not put them up anytime soon, but around our house the planning process can take much longer than the decorations ever stay up.  Check out my other Christmas posts for the Upside-down year, and homemade ideas! This year I want the focus to be outside, for decorating.  Or at Continue reading

Elf It Day 16: Can I live here?

Elf It Day 16: Can I live here?

Peanut the Elf looked so content and happy this morning when we found him sitting with the Christmas village!  I think he looked quite comfy sitting within our Christmas village.  Who knows where our elf will end up by tomorrow morning.   Continue reading

Elf It: Day 11 – 15: He has a name!

Elf It: Day 11 – 15: He has a name!

 Day 11: Hugging a snowman Just catching you up on our little elf!  I guess I should use his name, Peanut, since this week we finally learned what it was.  It only took 60 years to figure it out.  Here is what Peanut has been up to the past 5 days..... Day 12: Whoopsie Day 13:  New Friends! Day 14: Well hello there! Day 15:  We learned his name! Continue reading

Candy Cane Chocolate Sleigh – No HOT glue! (An old idea, re-inspired by Pinterest)

Candy Cane Chocolate Sleigh – No HOT glue! (An old idea, re-inspired by Pinterest)

We have all seen the images floating around Facebook and Pinterest with the candy canes and the mini chocolate bars made into a sleigh.  The images have been floating around a while, like 2-3 seasons on social media but I know they have been around a long time.  I know that because I have been tagged in about 22 posts from friends and family telling me to make them.  :) People do that a lot, see a project - share it and tag me in it so I can do the work.  Well this time I said nope, not going Continue reading