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Tuesday, November 17, 2015

I Am Really Looking Forward To…

Many of you know that I am a Christmas décor hold out. In the past I have refused to begin decorating our home until the day after Thanksgiving. But my resolve may be crumbling.

I am SO excited for a few upcoming Christmas events and so tempted to start a wee bit of decorating.

First up, long time readers know that I was truly blessed to have really wonderful friendships with several other bloggers when I lived in Phoenix. After a year of living in Texas I am throwing open the doors at Storybook Cottage and hosting a Texas Bloggers Luncheon and Cookie Exchange. It will take place on December 15th at Storybook Cottage and I am looking forward to meeting some wonderful new friends. If you are a Texas blogger and would like to attend just leave a comment or email me. (The button is in the upper right hand corner.)

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Of course I can never gush enough about my dear friend Marty of A Stroll Thru Life. She is once again hosting a Blogger Home Tour party and this time it’s with a Christmas theme.

Several rooms in our home will be featured on December 9th. I know how Marty loves touches of glam and glitz so let me give you a teeny tiny sneak peek of what I have planned.

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Now if that weren’t enough goodness the lovely Stacey of Poofing the Pillows is hosting a Christmas in Texas tour.

Christmas in Texas December 7-11, 2015

I will be showcasing the family room on December 11th. It’s going to be totally Texas approved!

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So now you see why I might just have to start decorating a wee bit early. After all Thanksgiving is late this year. Right?

Laura

16 comments :

marty (A Stroll Thru Life) said...

Oh I can't wait to see all of your decor. How fun and I love the teases.

Silvana Joanne said...

Oh this looks great! I'm excited to see what you wonderful ladies have created :-)

Katie Mansfield said...

Okay, let me see if my team will cover for me so I can be part of this luncheon and cookie exchange. I would love to meet you and other Texas bloggers. I'm so excited to meet some fellow Texans.
I usually hold off a little better than I'm doing this year. We will have a Thanksgiving decorated for Christmas for sure.
Let me know the details of the luncheon.
Katie

Linda said...

Very pretty!
I no longer go by the after-Thanksgiving rules - instead, I do what I what I want when I want it. :) I already have 2 trees up and lit (but no ornaments on them yet - that will happen the weekend of Thanksgiving most likely) but that happened sort of by chance because we bought a new one this year and we had to start getting things out of our garage space in order to see where furniture placement would go in our small house, etc., and my daughter LOVES Christmas - her birthday is in December and she would have a celebration for months if we'd let her, so I just relented and put them up and I have begun to bring other Christmas items out of storage as well and have slowly begun to decorate because then I can spread it out over some weeks instead of having to do it all at once and be exhausted.
Love, Linda

Vicki said...

How fun! I can't wait to hear about all the great Texas bloggers you meet. And to see your Christmas decor!

The Boston Lady said...

What a great way to meet new people, Laura! Ann

Auntie Em said...

You can decorate when ever you want and how ever you want. It's your home and that is that! I use to wait until December 1st but by then we are all so busy and it was terrible when I worked so it always felt like we never had time to really enjoy the decorations.
In fact, I have a few things that stay up all year. I get a little Christmas joy when I see them in July the same as I do in December.
Can't wait to see all your pretty decor to adore. Wishing I was in Texas to pop in and see them IRL! (How strange and Christmas stalking does that sound! lol)
I think you have inspired me to dig out a few baubles this afternoon too. :)

Lorrie said...

You must be excited to decorate Storybook Cottage for Christmas! It's going to be beautiful. Your events give added impetus and fun to getting it done earlier.

Karena Albert said...

Laura, you are always so thoughtful and will have the perfect holiday event at Storybook Cottage!!

xoxo
Karena
The Arts by Karena
The Blink of an Eye

thistlewoodfarm said...

Looks like fun! You totally had me at glitter. :)

Happy, happy day to you rock star!
karianne

Terri Steffes said...

So here's where I am. Next week is Thanksgiving and that is too crazy a time to be dercorating. So I am starting with the upstairs now, and next week I'll finish downstairs. That's the way it's gonna be. I am participating in one blog home tour. I know it will be fun!

Terri Steffes said...

Sooooo what would you do if this Missouri blogger showed up at your doorstep at the Texas Blogger event? :) I have been considering a trip...

Decor To Adore said...

Terri: I would HAPPILY welcome her with open arms!

GARAGE SALE GAL said...

I love seeing and gathering Christmas decorating ideas! Looking forward to them. How fun to have a cookie exchange! I would love to go.
warmly,
deb

Sarah said...

Laura, I'm eager to see your holiday decor. Sad to miss the cookie exchange with the other Texas girls. Perhaps another time. Looking forward to the blog hop.

Stacey said...

Laura, I can't wait for the cookie exchange luncheon!! It's so sweet of you to welcome everyone to Storybook Cottage. Let me know if you hear from anyone who should be told about the blog hop. :)