Scenes from Christmas 2016

It's so hard to believe that Christmas has come and gone this year! I seems to arrive before we know it and it's over before we can blink. This year I was determined to slow down and really enjoy the season and I accomplished that, taking time off and not getting into the hustle and bustle of busyness. It was a peaceful week before Christmas and our family enjoyed a wonderful day together on … [Read more...]

Marietta Square Scenes of Christmas

The weekend before my birthday kicked off the Christmas season for me.  Mark and I went to a Black Tie Gala in conjunction with the Marietta Pilgrimage tour (I'll be sharing my formal dress that I wore tomorrow!), which celebrated its 30th year this year. I haven't always gone to the Christmas tour of homes, but have been going for several years now.  Driving around the streets of Old Marietta … [Read more...]

Dining Room Christmas Sparkle 2016

This will be my last room tour for Christmas this year.  Instead of putting it all in one Christmas home tour post, I thought it would be more fun to spread out the Holiday cheer with one room at a time. I always use silver in my dining room and it mixes so well in there.Now we are counting down the days until the big day arrives.  I'll be spending time with my family and loved ones this week … [Read more...]

Feature Friday: Mary Kay Andrews Avondale Estates Christmas Home

{Giveaway is Closed}You all know her as Mary Kay Andrews, her pen name known to many fans around the world. Her given name is Kathy Trocheck and she is the NY Times best selling author that you have all loved and read for years. I think I heard her say that this is their 3rd home in Avondale Estates, a suburb of Atlanta, outside the city. They've lived in Avondale Estates for 30 years and are … [Read more...]

Shiny Brites in the Den!

I sure am enjoying my days leading up to Christmas and have really relaxed and taken some time off. Today I'm sharing one more spot in my house that I decorated for Christmas and it's my small tabletop tree loaded with Shiny Brites.  I've shared these many times with you before and at least 1/2 of these vintage ornaments are from my own childhood tree that my mom passed on to me.  I will keep them … [Read more...]

Foyer Table Christmas Cheer

As I always do for Christmas, my foyer table is a great spot to add some Christmas cheer and I enjoy coming up with different ways to welcome my friends with some extra special touches. I'm joining my friend, Chris, with her annual tour, called Welcome Home this year and a talented group of bloggers are sharing our Christmas foyers or entryways all decorated for the season.  Take a look at Chris's … [Read more...]

Flocked Christmas Tree 2016

This post is sponsored by Tree Classics and I'm a Brand Ambassador for them this year.  I know today is Friday, but I'm skipping my normal Feature Friday to bring you a special Christmas post.  As I've mentioned a few times, I am partnering with Tree Classics again this year and am using some of their products in my home.  I've also got some other great bloggers who are sharing some Christmas … [Read more...]

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