It’s officially December!!!! That means the holiday season is officially upon us and it’s time for the November Round-Up! The hubby and I had the best Thanksgiving with my Mama’s family although we miss our family that lives further away. Especially the hubby who misses his families foods at holiday meals.
We’re still getting use to the whole newlywed thing. 😉
November was a great month for the blog… I was able to collaborate with so many great friends and bloggers over the month! One of the best parts of blogging is all the great people that you meet… I can’t wait to see where these friendships take me!
Your favorite 7 posts from November 2015:
( or at least the 7 you clicked on most! )
Present Ideas for the 9-to-5er… who works from home! – Today we’re covering present ideas for the 9-to-5er… who works from home! The blogger who spends every night working on posts, the entrepreneur who started his own business or the call center employee working out of the back bedroom.
If you are shopping for someone with a home office this guide is for you! … read more!
Present Ideas for the Main Man in your Life! – Today we’re covering present ideas for the main man in your life! If you have ever been stuck on what to get your husband/brother/father/grandpa/coworker this is the guide for you!
I’ve rounded up the best present options for the hunter, the gamer, the NFL fan, the music lover and the kid at heart! The best part? Most of these recommendations come from My Dad, Brother or Husband… so they are completely vetted by real men! So you know they’re good! … read more!
Present Ideas for the LINEN Lover in your Life… How to Make a Lady Happy! – Today we’re covering present ideas for the linen lover in your life! As a self-proclaimed pillow-holic this was the perfect guide for me!
Okay it’s not really self-proclaimed my family has forbidden me from buying any new pillows after the pillow incident of 2011 when I was able to fill the entire trunk of my car with all the pillows from my dorm room. Obviously I ignore them… you can never have too many pillows! … read more!
30 Stocking Stuffers Under $30! – I have always loved stockings… I’m not sure why but opening stockings is one of my favorite Christmas traditions! When I was a teenager I decided to hand-make stockings for my parents… which means I was officially in charge of filling their stockings every year! … read more!
Ornament Exchange: A Cashmere Christmas – A few weeks ago Mom and I were perusing the aisles at JoAnn Fabrics when I said “I need to find a gold ornament.” Mom literally stopped dead in her tracks, starring at me with her mouth open in astonishment…
OK maybe it wasn’t quite that dramatic but she definitely said something like “why?”
See, Totally the same thing!
So why was I shopping for a gold ornament when I absolutely love silver? 3 words:
2015 Ornament Exchange! … read more!
Christmas Dining Room with At Home I remember my very first At Home shopping experience… it was the week before I moved to Alabama. They had just built a brand new store and I had driven by the “coming soon” sign for months… they opened just in time for one visit before I made the big cross country move. I walked through the doors and my jaw hit the floor …read more!
Yup, that’s a thing!
Either way the third swap is going to be the best one yet because it’s all about Christmas! Which means holiday themed thrift store shopping! … read more!
My Favorite Posts:
DIY Washi Christmas Cards: 10 Card Designs, 7 Rolls of Washi! – It’s beginning to look a lot like Christmas! I can’t believe that Thanksgiving has come and gone… tomorrow is the first day of December! You know what that means… Christmas Decorating, Christmas Carols and sending out your favorite annual Christmas Cards! … read more!
Holiday Traditions: A Frosty Friend Christmas – Ever since I was a little girl I absolutely adored Christmas. The twinkling lights, the fancy trees… the entire Christmas atmosphere. One of my favorite holiday traditions was always the Hallmark ornaments sitting under the tree! … read more!
Stress Relief Color Pencils for Adults – Between a full time job, keeping up with the housework, unpacking, working on the blog and any type of social life it is easy to be stressed these days. There’s so much to do and so little time!
So when I saw that adult coloring was now a thing (who knew?) I figured… why not? … read more!
Winter Wonderland: 20 Snowy Christmas Trees – I love all Christmas trees but my favorite has got to be flocked! All the white beautiful snow is so pretty… and gives off a gorgeous Winter Wonderland vibe! I’m hoping to add a flocked tree to my Christmas arsenal this year… so I’m gathering inspiration for which type I would like! … read more!
A Few of my Favorite Things… – Here are my favorite things… not things I would like to have or things that look pretty cool. Here are my favorite things that I love and use on a regular basis. My go-to stash if you will. The things I use on a weekly (if not daily) basis… my secret weapons! … read more!
Thrift Store Swap 3: Recipe Box Conundrum – It’s almost time for the third Thrift Store Swap!! You know what that means… holiday projects! I have the cutest little holiday project planned for my second item… but you’ll just have to wait and see what it is! … read more!
Every month I have so much fun writing these posts… and I have loved the opportunities that blogging is bringing me! Working with brands like At Home and Hallmark? I never would have dreamed of the possibility!
December will be a month of decorating, crafting and celebration! I can’t wait!