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    Holiday decor,  Uncategorized

    It’s Too Early

    We put the Castle on the market a few weeks ago. Which has put quite a few of my projects on hold for awhile. Since I can’t work on projects, I have been shopping! Have you been shopping lately? All…

  • What Happens At the Christmas Party
    Holiday craft,  Holidays

    What Happens at the Christmas Party

    What happens at the Christmas party, stays at the Christmas party. Especially the Queen’s Christmas party! When the Queens get together it’s always fun, this year was no exception. We ate, laughed, cried, told crazy stories, made a craft and…

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    Holiday decor,  Holidays

    I’ll Have a Blue Christmas

    I’ll have a blue Christmas with a big splash of hot pink, please!  My dining room colors are blue and hot pink, which just happen to be my favorite colors. So naturally, when it came time to decorate the dining…

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    Queen’s Christmas Party

    The Queen’s Christmas party always kicks off my holiday season.  It is fun, crazy, loud, and full of all things merry! I honestly cannot imagine the holidays without these seven crazy women! So how did we celebrate this year? I’m…

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    Holiday decor

    How to Make a Christmas Place Card Holder

    Setting my Christmas dining rooming table had me scratching my head on what to use for  place card holders. I couldn’t find anything to match, so I decided to make my own. Being the friend that I am, I decided…

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    Christmas Sock Exchange

    It is officially time to start planning the Queen’s Christmas party! The past few years, we have been trying to mix things up a bit by starting new a fun things to do. We’ve been together so long that it…

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    How I Put Ribbon on My Christmas Tree

    This is the week that most of you will begin decorating for the Christmas holiday, if you haven’t already started. Last year I shared my Christmas tree with you and I was surprised that I received a lot of inquiries…

  • Holiday decor,  Holidays

    Christmas in the Kitchen

    Time to share my Christmas home tour with you! I have already shared my dining room with you, if you missed it be sure to check it out here. I am gonna start with Christmas in the Kitchen because we all…

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    Christmas Home Tour – Part 1

    WARNING!!! If you are expecting a home tour of the perfect model home filled with fresh greenery, perfectly matching decor that looks like it came out of a magazine – this ain’t it! Some days I wish it were.  We…

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    The Storytelling Christmas Tree

      I love a pretty Christmas tree. I love one that is sentimental more.  Over the years I have tried to combine the pretty with the meaningful and I think I do okay with that.  Since my boys were old…

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    How to Update Your Christmas Wreath

      Hey! I hope you all survived Black Friday but more importantly had a wonderful Thanksgiving Day!  Lots more decorating and shopping done here at the castle, starting to be able to sit back and enjoy the fun stuff. Woo…

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    Christmas Sneak Peak!

    I KNOW !  It isn’t even Thanksgiving yet, but in the blog and retail world you have to be one step ahead.  I spent this weekend decorating the castle for Christmas like a crazy woman on a mission. I have…