Friday, December 2, 2011

Home...and Christmas is on it's way....

It always takes awhile for me to settle in when I get home... The list of things to do seems to go on and on the first couple days!

AND....Christmas is coming so the first thing on my list after the laundry and cleaning 
is pulling out the Christmas decorations....

The Snowmen
Fun Things
The Dishes
Apron's for Christmas cooking...
I love the gingerbread buttons...which reminds me I have to get my Christmas baking done!

Aprons for serving...
Antique decorations..
Amidst all the busyness and 'stuff' at this time of year...
don't over look the true meaning of Christmas!

"Let us remember that the Christmas heart is a giving heart, 
a wide open heart that thinks of others first. 
The birth of the baby Jesus stands as the most significant event in all history, 
because it has meant the pouring into a sick world the healing medicine of love which has transformed all manner of hearts for almost two thousand years... 
Underneath all the bulging bundles is this beating Christmas heart."
-- George Matthew Adams (The Christmas Heart)


  1. Such a good reminder.

    Love the white apron!! : )

  2. Your aprons are so pretty! Your decorations are lovely.

    The nativity...very special.

  3. I absolutely love your aprons and decorations...I'm glad you're home safe and sound.

  4. You have some lovely Christmas decorations and I love your aprons.

  5. Glad that your trip home was a safe one.

    Sadly, many forget to include Jesus in their Christmas decorations or in their celebrations.

  6. Welcome home Flora, are you home to stay now or will you be going back to Arizona for the balance of winter once the Christmas season has passed?

    Your decorations, dishes, and aprons are all lovely. I love the nativity scene, that's Precious Moments isn't it? I'm starting to panic, I've not done much other than some shopping done, but then again everything always comes together.

    Have a wonderful weekend!

  7. I love stuff like that. Your pics and sentiments are wonderful....

  8. It's hard when you first get back - but you did great girl!

  9. glad you are home to enjoy the holidays with your family!!! that's the important part!

  10. Fun decorations. I love the aprons.

  11. looks like you are settling in....

  12. Oh, I love those aprons!!!!!!!! I can comment using my phone!! :)

  13. You have so many pretty things! And the apron with the poinsettias is the prettiest apron I've ever seen! WOW! It's gorgeous! Is it vintage? Hugs! ♥

  14. Ah the old mannequin i remember once I had one in my room and it scared me so much I moved it out side my bedroom!

  15. Just a reminder, deadline for shipping your sss package is the 10th, and please email me the delivery confirmation number!!! Have a great week!

  16. Lovely decorations and lovely words!Glad you are home and enjoying the coming of the season! blessings, kathleen


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