Monthly Archives: November 2019

The Guilty Mommy Christmas Survival Guide #1 Your Plan

Listen Now Christmas is a time of celebration and joy. It is also a time of stress and chaos for the women struggling to keep up with Holiday preparations on top of their regular responsibilities. The Guilty Mommy Christmas Survival Guide helps you discover ways to find peace and joy in the season once again. […]

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Creative Christmas Wreaths

One of the best things about making wreaths for my gift shop is being able to hang┬áthem throughout our home this Christmas. I keep them on display so clients are able to see them as they might look in their own homes. You can also hang wreaths throughout your home when you create your own […]

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10 Everyday Items That Make Awesome Christmas Trees

It’s fun to add Christmas decorations throughout your house, especially Christmas trees. Unfortunately, trees can be expensive & difficult to store. good Housekeeping has solved both problems for you. they have put together trees that you can make with ordinary things found around your home or easily picked up. I LOVE this pallet tree! Such […]

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Dressed-Up Christmas Mantels

Even if you don’t add decorations throughout your home during Christmas, you want to decorate your mantel. No mantel? No problem! these ideas from Southern Living work well on any flat surface, even you dining room table with some adaptations. Enjoy 1 or 2 this Christmas! Christmas Mantels

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The 12 Simple Joys of Christmas #1 Preparation

Listen Now Christmas can be stressful for women. Not only do you have all your regular tasks to accomplish but also the extra things the season adds on. This year,ease your  stress with  these 12 gifts from Jean Ann Duckworth. In  this series,Jean Ann offers 12  items that enable you to relax & enjoy  the  […]

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The 12 No-no’s of Thanksgiving Part 12 Never Forget Gratitude

Listen Now Thanksgiving can be incredibly stressful. So much to do & very litle time in which to do it, no matter how late it is in the month. You can take much of the stress out of the season when you avoid these 12 No-no’s for Thanksgiving. In this series, Jean Ann points out […]

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Outdoor Holiday Decorating Ideas

I believe Christmas decorating begins outdoors! Whether you are welcoming guests into your home or just offering Holiday greetings to people walking by your house, your home can begin sharing your Christmas warmth before anyone enters. Midwest Living has a variety of ways to add Christmas cheer to the outside of your home. You might […]

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DIY Holiday Ornaments You’ll Love

This time of year, I enjoy seeing all the elegant trees featured in magazines, on websites & shared by people on FB. I sometimes long for those perfect trees, decorated so carefully with items that coordinate with one another. Then I look at my tree. It is beautiful in its own way but there are […]

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18 Vibrant DIY Christmas Decorations

One of the things I have learned making & selling my wreaths is that we all use a variety of colors to decorate our homes for Christmas. Red & green may be standard but they are by no means the only colors we use to celebrate Christmas. Christmas now allows us to incorporate all our […]

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45 Beautiful Holiday Wreaths

I enjoy making & sharing my deco mesh wreaths. I know some wreath makers add more embellishments to their wreaths than I do. I keep my wreaths simple so my clients are able to personalize their wreath. They can add their own touches to give each wreath a unique look. Midwest Living seems to agree […]

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