Good day friends and family! I pray you are all having a wonderfully blessed day in our LORD! It was a gloriously warm day here in NC. The temps for the first day of December were in the 70's!
Woo-hoo! It made spending time outdoors very enjoyable. :D
So how was your Thanksgiving week? Ours stayed pretty busy with the usual comings and goings the first part of the week, and the celebration of the holiday the second part of the week. But it was a blessed week. We were able to have lunch at my parents, and dinner at his parents. :)
I awoke bright and early at 2:45 am to do some Black Friday shopping with my mom and sister. I was a bit worried there would be nothing left with sales beginning Thursday evening. But I was pleasantly surprised with empty aisles, and well stocked shelves. :D
I was back home around 8:30 am. I slept for an hour, and awoke with not one inkling of a desire to put up my Christmas décor. I sat in a chair in the living room for two hours, not moving until I finally had Justin fix me a cup of coffee. My energy quickly arrived after that. :D
This Christmas tree was purchased on Black Friday last year. I waited in line at Home Depot, in 30 degree temps, to get this tree. It was originally $300, on sale for $69. Well worth the wait. :)
Most of the ornaments I already owned. I purchased or made most of them, and put them into my hope chest. And the burlap garland and tree skirt were once the aisle runner from our wedding. :)
Notice something else about our living room? We purchased furniture!
Our previous couch was on loan from Justin's aunt. We have talked about buying furniture for quite a while now. We have been wanting to be more hospitable, but have not had room for many people to sit. So we finally took the plunge, and picked out this living room set. :)
Here's a look at the rest of our Christmas décor in and about the house...
|Stockings I sewed up last year|
|Same wreath from last year. Vey simple design I have incorporated into most of my wreath making this year|
|Some of my summer flower pots with pine cones, and dollar store ornaments|
|The lantern was another hope chest item. The wood board was also left from the wedding|
|Justin's antlers from last years deer|
|Not décor, but they are kinda cute I think ;P|
Have a wonderfully blessed day! Thanks for stopping by!