I had planned a post on making Christmas decorations using natural resources - a wreath, a table centrepiece and maybe a garland. Offering a little look into the crazy celebrations of my family from years ago, anecdotal and (hopefully) a little witty. Instead, I have spent the weekend ill, huddled on my sofa watching my favourite musicals. I always finding myself turning to the comforts of my childhood whenever I need a pick-me-up and Seven Brides For Seven Brothers certainly hits that mark, although my neighbours will perhaps not agree thanks to my hoarse warbling along to the songs, out of tune and too loud (Sobbin' Women is a firm fave to holler along to).
Instead, I'll leave you with a link to my wreath from last year and a recommendation to visit Erin's guides to simple and thoughtful gift giving (below); minimalist is a good choice at this time of year, especially if your budget is already stretched to bursting and Erin has some ideas to help. If you're wanting to make your own decorations (or presents), why not check out my Yuletide Pinterest board for more inspiration and links to how-to's. I'll be back next week, bright eyed and bushy tailed.
reading my tea leaves / giving: fewer gifts, more thought / giving: baby gifts / giving: useful + useable
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