Cleaning, How-to's

How-To’s | Tips for Disposing Your Christmas Tree

December 28, 2017

The husband and I spent the week leading up to Christmas sick.  I had high hopes of spending my week of vacation finishing my Christmas cards, putting the final touches on my pom-pom wreath, and working on the master bathroom makeover.  So none of that happened.  (Yes, The Organized Wife did NOT send Christmas cards out this year. It happens…

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Decorate, Living Room

Welcoming the Holidays | Easy Living Room Decor Updates

December 4, 2017

This weekend, the husband and I began welcoming the holidays.  We finished decorating the tree, picked up a new holiday record, got our living room decor updated for the season, and have continued to enjoy our advent calendar. THE ADVENT CALENDAR To get you up to date, the husband and I put together an advent calendar.  I sewed these delightful…

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Christmas, Decorate

Hand Painted Christmas Ornaments

November 28, 2017

Today I took down all of my fall decor.  We put on a Christmas album, I poured a glass of wine, and pulled out all of my decor tubs.  I pulled out the empty tubs to pack away my fall pumpkins. As I was packing away my pumpkins, my husband pulled out the Christmas tree and the all the Christmas…

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How-to | Adorable DIY Advent Calendar

November 27, 2017

This weekend I made an adorable advent calendar to count down the days until Christmas.  I used fabric and ribbon to create these little stripped bags that now hang from our tree. I pulled out our LED tree.  This is the same tree that we used in the tiny apartment we lived in before we purchased our townhouse.  The space…

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My Black Friday Weekend

November 26, 2017

I hope you had a great Thanksgiving holiday. The husband and I slept in until about 8 am.  It was great to sleep so late on a week day!  We slowly made out way downstairs to start cooking.  We had a great time chopping vegetables, listening to Christmas records, and eating.  All. The. Eating. Here is an after view of…

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