It's beginning to look like Christmas!

So I didn't win the Power Ball yesterday BUT I came home today to an amazing surprise from my dad...CHRISTMAS DECORATIONS!!!  And not just any Christmas Decorations, the ones that I grew up with.  Isn't he the sweetest Dad and Grampy :)

Addison was so stoked!!  She climbed in the sleigh, hugged Santa and tried to ride Rudolph.  Just to see the look on her face made my day :) 

And the inside of my house was transformed this past weekend.  We put up our tree, hung the stockings and brought out the wreath.  There's just something about Christmas Decorations that makes me feel warm inside.  I love my tree and a friend of mine (Carrie) said it perfectly the other day - I could sit with a cup of hot cocoa (or eggnog), listen to Christmas tunes and stare and my tree for an hour and be happy.  It is just peaceful and somehow just puts the home into our house each year we bring it out.

Here's the hubs being a dork while putting the star on the top...


And for shopping...I'm about 40% done with my list...thank you Black Friday!  

So here's my Christmas To Do List...26 Days to Go!
  • Finish Shopping 
  • Wrapping (My Least Favorite Part)
  • Christmas Cards
  • Lights on the House (This weekend)
  • Elf on the Shelf - we are doing it just the last week before Christmas and I can't wait!!!
  • Start a Fun Tradition with Addison (any ideas for a 3 year old??)
  • Give back to someone in need...we have our Giving Jar and I would love to help out with Mama Laughlin, Holly & Aly's Holiday Pay it Forward

And because I'm in the Giving Mood...here's an awesome give away that will take one thing off your Christmas To Do List!

Cuddlebug Cards is giving away 50 (6" x 8") Printed Custom Cards and 50 Printed {Skinny} Labels ($45 value)!

Cuddlebug Cards brings a personal touch to each card, invite and {skinny} label!  All designs are totally customized with your colors, fonts, pictures or logo!  One of these beauties could be yours :)

There's Invites...

Custom Photo Cards...

And {Skinny} Wrap Around Labels (I can't do Skinny Jeans...but I can totally rock these!)  - Check out the Coupon Code Below!

Giveaway ends December 5...follow the directions to enter on Rafflecopter, it's super easy and there are several chances to win!

Ho Ho Ho!  And now until December 10...get 20% off {Skinny} labels with Coupon Code HOLIDAYSKINNY12!

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  1. I love that Holiday card! I have gone to your page just to look at it several times. And all of your skinny labels are awesome, if I don't win this giveaway I think I am going to need to take advantage of that coupon. =)

  2. It's great that your daughter was so excited; that'll be part of the joy seeing things through their eyes! I also dislike the wrapping part the most...