Monthly Archives: January 2011

christmas 2011

This is the last post I’m going to do about Christmas. At least until next year. Next year meaning Christmas 2011. Because this post is actually about planning for Christmas 2011. Don’t groan or roll your eyes. It’s not too … Continue reading

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stretching christmas

Man alive, am I trying to hang on to Christmas or what? This is borderline ridiculous, don’t you think? I mean, isn’t Valentine’s Day just around the corner? Should I ask questions this entire post? OK, I’ll stop. I just have … Continue reading

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labeling decor

Like I mentioned in my previous post, for most of my holiday decor I just wrap ’em up in tissue paper or butcher paper. But I’m always careful to label them. Remember, I’m a “no guessing” kind of girl. I … Continue reading

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special treatment decor

Some decorations practically require you to keep them in their original boxes. I know. They’re so demanding. So I indulge them and give them the special treatment, because with most of my Christmas decor, I just wrap the items up in … Continue reading

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it all comes down

I did it! I finally got all my holiday decorations down and packed away for next year. And it feels good. And like I mentioned earlier, it wasn’t terribly stressful or messy because I had my inventory for each box. BUT before … Continue reading

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picture your ornaments

Now for the camera and tripod. This may or may not apply to you. I buy ornaments for everyone in my family each year, including myself, that sort of summarize what we’ve been up to that year. For example, when … Continue reading

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christmas ornaments

Yep. It was time. Saturday the decorations came down. And I listened to Christmas music the entire time. Gotta squeeze every ounce out of Christmas that I can, right? Here’s what to do: #1. Gather your storage containers #2. Take down your decorations … Continue reading

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