Archives for November 2011

A Season of Giving; 24 days of Acts of Kindness

Over the past few years Christmas has taken on a life of its own in our home.  I’ve have to admit that I have gotten caught up in all the hustle and bustle of the holiday that I find myself extremely stressed out by mid- December.  I am not sure if the stress comes from all the buying, spending, … [Read more...]

Making Christmas Meaningful

Today Lydia of Bless This Mess Organizing is joining us today here at 11 Magnolia Lane to share some ideas about keeping the real meaning in Christmas. I know I struggle with this as much as anyone else, and I (along with my co-bloggers, Christy & Terry) have made a commitment to do better this … [Read more...]

Pillow Winner & Peppermint Inspiration Board

Just a little holiday inspiration to get you in the mood! {scroll down to see who won our pillow giveaway!} AND WE ARE THRILLED TO ANNOUNCE THE WINNER (via random number generator) OF OUR CHRISTMAS PILLOW GIVEAWAY IS.... Kim who said: "Love, love, love!!! I would use them on my front porch. … [Read more...]

Letters to Santa

My kids have already written (and rewritten) their Christmas lists, but this weekend I will make them sit down and write their official "letter" to Santa Claus. This is a great tradition in our house, as my husband won't stand for the standard "list" of toy requests, but instead expects a full recap … [Read more...]

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