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Winter Wonderland Mirror


Frosty winter windows, classic Christmas tunes and the flicker of candles in a mirror. Serene and peaceful. Something we all need in our lives around the holidays right? It can be hard to find in the weeks and days before Christmas but this project will help you find a little calmness in the crazy. It was first shared a few days ago with my Christmas hutch decorations.

Martha Stewart frost effects paint project

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County Christmas in the Dining Room – the Hutch


Glitter letters bottle brush animals

I’ve been slowly putting out Christmas decorations since before Thanksgiving but only in the last 2 days have I really gone all out. I thought I’d give you a brief tour of the dining room in all it’s Christmas finery starting with the hutch. It’s right next to the poinsettia tree. [Read more…]

Address Book Stocking Stuffer


Can you believe Christmas is in less than two weeks? We just got our Christmas cards tonight (yeah Walmart 1 Hour!) and it brought to mind a somewhat odd but awesome gift I got from my mom last year. It’s simple, cheap and heartfelt. How can you go wrong? It’s the perfect gift for the college bound, new house owner, newly-wed or anyone who recently headed out on their own.

Christmas gift idea

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Rudolph the Red Nosed Reindeer with Rebekah – Rudolph Sandwiches


I know crafting makes me work up an appetite, time for some holiday snacks with Rebekah:

{Don’t forget to link up your projects!}:

Hello to Alecia’s readers over here at Chicken Scratch NY! My name is Rebekah , and I blog over at “We Live Inspired!”. I am so excited to be able to share a cute and yummy project you can make with your children this holiday season. Today we will be making Rudolph the Red Nosed Reindeer Sandwiches 🙂 . While I have made this recipe super easy so the kids can get involved, I will also include a “grown up” variation at the end, that would make a fun little appetizer for holiday parties.

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Away in a Manger with Thaleia – Nativity Blocks


Are you ready for more Christmas Fun? Today we have a  fun project from Thaleia {Don’t forget to link up your projects!}:

Away in a Manger: Nativity Block Tutorial

nativity block tutorial