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Friday, November 19, 2021

Simple Pleasures #16

Ho! Ho! Ho! The holidays are quickly approaching. I don't know about you all, but I am starting to get excited and have started to decorate for Christmas. 

Christmas tree decor

I texted a photo to Tessa of my lit tree and her response was.

"You have a lot of nerve. It isn't even Thanksgiving yet." I have gotten a lot of laughs off of that one. 

Hopefully, I will be able to finish up my decorating this weekend.

Simple Inspiration

I am determined to find as much joy as possible during this wonderful season.

Joy quote

Lovely Reads

I haven't found anywhere to put my tiered tray this year, but if I do I can find plenty of ideas from these 40 tiered trays Christmas decor ideas.

I love this vintage Christmas side table decor.

Speaking of vintage here are 21 ways to use vintage in your Christmas decor.

Favorite Gluten-Free Recipe This Week

I do love pumpkin pie, but when I saw this recipe I knew the pie would have to take a back seat.

Could there be anything more decadent than a gluten free pumpkin cheesecake with oatmeal crumble?

gluten free pumpkin cheesecake with oatmeal crumble


Catching Up

Posts from the past week.

Shopping Favorites

Tablet Stand

Over The Sink Colander

over the sink colander

Tales Of Extraordinary Women

good night stories for rebel girls

Boho Throw Blanket

boho throw blanket

Plant Terrarium

plant terrarium

Hanging WIndow Planter

hanging window planter

Metal Desk Lamp

metal desk lamp

What I'm Watching

I wanted something light and funny for the holidays so I am watching a new series called The Madame Blanc Mysteries on Acorn TV.

Thanks for visiting today.

amazon favorite gifts

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  1. Great gift ideas Laura. LOL I should send a pic of my tree to Tessa too!!! I am an early decorator. I want to enjoy every minute of the twinkle! Happy Friday have a great weekend. xoxo Kris

  2. You have such beautiful ornaments for your tree. And that Tessa is hilarious!

  3. I say, if it makes you happy to put up your Christmas decorations in October, and leave them up to February, then do it! In St. Augustine, FL, the entire town leaves their Christmas decor up til the end of Florida. It's so festive!

  4. Enjoyed your gift suggestions, 1,2 and 3. We have family over Thanksgiving. I ony got that holiday decor put away. This week!


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