If you need some Christmas inspiration,
check out all of the beautiful homes
and decorations at the wonderful
Christmas blog parties.
This year, we're keeping it simple.
A wreath and fresh evergreens to welcome guests . . .
A small tree in the foyer (a favorite).
I love the look of it in the toile bucket.
Next to the tree is an old family Bible
we inherited from a friend.
I have opened it to the true story
of Christmas from the book of Luke.
Some vintage vignettes in the family room . . .
In the living room is our
small collection of Nutcrackers . . .
And an aluminum Christmas tree
(not really my style, but had it up and
decorated in an hour, and we get to
reminisce in Christmases past with
the whirring of a color wheel and
It's okay to keep it simple . . .
no hustle and bustle,
more time with family and friends.
We'll be spending Christmas with our daughter.
Wishing you joy and God's blessings
to you and your families
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