Countdown to Christmas Eve: Dreaming of a Jadeite Christmas...

Happy Wednesday Friends! Can you believe next Wednesday is Christmas Eve? I thought we'd wrap things up with one of my favorite obsessions--Jadeite! I love it's Vintage perfection more than ever during the Christmas season.  If you're dreaming of a Jadeite Christmas, pinch yourself and follow along...


DIY Vintage Ornament Wreath!

Greetings Friends! By now you know my affection for Vintage ornaments.  I shop thrift stores and yard sales for them all year to get my fix! As promised, today I am sharing how to make your own Vintage ornament wreath....

Ornament Exchange & Vintage Gifts from Etsy!

Hello Friends! I have to tell you about a fun Ornament Exchange I joined. Vicky at Life on Willie Mae Lane hosted and though I am sure it was no easy task, she even had participants fill out questionnaires to match us! Thank you Vicky...and thank you Ann who sent my two lovely ornaments.  She so thoughtfully picked out the pretty golden dove and shimmering acorns to complement my Secret Garden inspired tree.  Plus, she sent the sweetest card and we have already exchanged emails--the perfect way to usher in the holidays! Ann is not a blogger but we plan to keep in touch...

Friday's Find: Sleigh Door Hanger!

TGITF Friends! Isn't it fun when you find just what you were looking for? Even if you didn't know you were looking for it....!  After realizing that the fresh wreaths I usually buy online Black Friday were not on sale this year, I was on a mission for a thrifty alternative for my front door...

Creating Christmas: Have Yourself a Thrifty Little Christmas!

Happy Wednesday Friends! I am so excited to be participating in the Creating Christmas link party and what a perfect way to continue our Countdown to Christmas Eve! Yesterday, Alice shared her gorgeous Rustic Christmas. You won't want to miss it--be sure to link up! Today I am sharing my thrifty Christmas inspiration to help you spend less. Then you'll have the opportunity to share your own thrifty posts--are you ready?

Grinch Party Revisited!

Greetings Friends! I hope you are having a wonderful weekend! This is my first Christmas season since Ginger Grand moved to Colorado.  Reminisce with me today as we revisit the Grinch party we celebrated last year.  It was a simple garden party for just the two of us but such a sweet time...


Friday's Find: Recreated Hymnal Angel!

Thank God it's thrifty Friday, Friends! Recently I found a hymnal angel while I was thrifting. The price was right but I hesitated at first because she was a little banged up. Some of her pages were bent in the wrong direction, her make up was dated and her hair was a mess! I've had days like that--how about you? Girlfriend just needed a makeover...


Countdown to Christmas Eve: Festive Curb Appeal!

Happy Wednesday Friends! Can you believe we are now 3 Wednesdays until Christmas Eve?! It really is my favorite time of year and I enjoy adding festive touches outdoors as well.  Today I am sharing some simple thrifty ways to add Christmas curb appeal...