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Our Humble Abode: Christmas Style.

Because I love Christmas so much I do not want it to come this weekend.

That means I am going to have to take down the tree and decor, and all the cheerful Christmas music is going to be no more. It feels like this Christmas season has come and gone in a blink of an eye. Hopefully these pictures will help tie me over till next Christmas.
One of my favorite things to do every Christmas was to have all the lights off in the room except for the Christmas tree. My mom had the prettiest decorations and it felt so cozy. I can fondly remember doing that year after year, popping in White Christmas, Miracle on 34th Street, and Elf over and over and over. Brett has brought it to my attention that if I could I probably would’ve stayed a child forever because I tell him all the wonderful memories I have of it. But now I’m happy to create those for my kids. And though the decorations are so nice to look at, I have realized what made me feel so happy and cozy was the spirit that was in our home. So I hope our kids can feel that Christmas spirit in our home.

I thought it was going to be much more of a challenge to have a kid friendly yet cute tree. But I found some great ornaments  that made it work. Oliver’s favorite are the silver bells I got from the Christmas store at Gardner Village. Whenever he walks by the tree he shakes the bells.

This wreath is real and smells so good. We got it at the same place as the tree.
Putting our decorative birdcage to good use as our Christmas Card holder. It’s getting pretty full now.
I love snowmen!!! This is Oliver’s own ornament. Liam’s says 2010 since that was the year he was born.

Oh my I’m in love with sparkly things! These giant sparkly leaves are amazing and the ornament on the right is so fun and unique, thanks to my momma for getting it for me.

All kid friendly and cute!

LOOOVE my acorn ornaments thanks to Martha Stewart. And the Snowman family ornament is from my mom from the first Christmas we had with Oliver.

These red pillow ornaments are Oliver’s favorite. My mom bought me these. ;D

Oliver likes to hold the birds.

My one set of red glass ornaments, hung up high 🙂

The snowflake ornament I got at the Christmas Expo. It’s made from salt from the Great Salt Lake.

My sweet boys
Oliver waits to tear apart the room AFTER I have taken all the pics. Such a good boy.

Oliver was being so quiet (he was tired) and later he came & sat in my lap and fell asleep.

Oliver woke up but still just wanted to lay down on daddy’s lap.

Love sparkly lights