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Pinspiration: 49 Days and Counting…

Free Chalkboard Christmas Printables from Upcycled Treasures:

That’s right 49 days and counting… UNTIL CHRISTMAS!!

I know, I know… it’s just now barely November.  And I LOVE November.  I’ve been known to say it is my favorite, I mean it does contain my birthday and all.  

But Christmas is a darn close second.  Like almost tied sort of second.

Working retail ruined it for me for a few years, but now I want to hear #allthesongs, and make #allthecrafts, and bake #allthecookies, and do #allthethings Christmas related!

(And yes, I freely admit I’ve gone to the hashtag dark side.)

So, while I’m enjoying November and its festivities, I’m preparing all things Christmas… to put out the day AFTER Thanksgiving people.  <– pet peeve

In prep… check out all these Christmas things I’m checking out!  First up… printables:

Printable Family Holiday Bucket List.  

Printable Holiday Movie Quote Gift Tags.

Chalkboard Christmas Printables.  <– frame worthy!!

Chalkboard Goodie Labels.  <– “Christmas Calories Don’t Count!”  yes!

These Christmas Jar Mulling Spices make the most beautiful gifts. With a free printable to place on top of your jar these mulling spices will be a favorite:

Mulling Spice Gift Jar Idea with Free Printable Labels.  (they fit in the top of a mason jar perfectly!!)

Cute and simple gift wrap idea.

Stamped gift wrap idea.

Coffee Labels.  Because, hello… coffee.  #coffeeeverything

White Christmas, White Wine.  should I say #wineeverything ?  ps, you are welcome to bring this label, attached to a bottle of course, to my house at anytime… example below!  :D

Free Printable Wine Bottle Gift Tag sure to bring a smile to the hostess! | OHMY-CREATIVE.COM:

Christmas lights inside for a magical holiday.  I SO SO SO want to do this in my hallway!!!

Snowman door.  I wonder if I can make this look like Olaf, because hearing Abbi so Olaf (“Olas”) is pretty much the cutest thing EVER.  

Strung cranberries name holder.  I remember stringing cranberries for the tree as a kid, love this idea to go along with!

pallet wood christmas trees, christmas decorations, painted furniture, pallet:

Pallet tree!  Because #pallet everything !  Also, something I actually already have planned to do with a group of ladies!

Fabric tree!  Because awesome.

PVC tree!  Just look… I want to do this SO bad!

Felt tree!  Because #allthetrees  And this one would be awesome for toddlers!  (Mom, does JoAnns have felt by the yard in store??)  <– now I’ll know if she read my post today ;)

popsicle sticks:

Popsicle stick ornaments!  stinkin’ adorable!

Snowman logs!  because, also stinkin’ adorable!

Lighted Canvas.  Another cool way to use Christmas lights inside.

Merry and Bright.  <– a roundup of the most colorful little holiday decor you’ve ever seen.

Twenty-Five Acts of Random Kindness. Something to consider for next year with daughter.:

25 Random Acts of Kindness.  A twist on an advent calendar, I love love LOVE.  Definitely want to start this tradition!

25 days of service.  more ideas to mix it up!

Advent Action Cards!  even more ideas!  Can you tell I love this idea yet?  Instead of “get a treat” how about “take a treat to a neighbor”!

Kids Kindness Advent Ideas!  My girls might still be a little young for these (“wash your parents car”… yes!  we can use that one in a few years!), but some great ideas for kids!

Printable Tags!  <– to make it all pretty!  hello?!

Cute & Creative Decorated Christmas Cookies - An amazing collection of cookie ideas! | Glorious Treats:

And last but not least… I have been completely sucked in to those little videos on decorating cookies floating around on facebook, so I told Mom we should do a Christmas Cookie/Royal Icing challenge!!

And because it is still November, and I didn’t actually link any recipes up there (say, what?!), here’s a recipe you should make.  Right now.  Ok?  PUMPKIN PECAN COBBLER.  Do you understand now?  

So November, so delicious!


  • admin - LOL Sam! I always read your posts, blog-partner! I love this one even though I’m getting psyched for our big Thanksgiving in my mind space. And yes, JoAnn carries felt BTY. Abbi would love that felt tree :) –Gail/mom11.06.2015 – 6:50pmReplyCancel

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