A Boys John Deere Holiday Gift Guide plus GIVEAWAY

A Boys John Deere Holiday Gift Guide plus GIVEAWAY

The sun rises and not long after, so do my children. It's amazing how different each one of my children are but I have one boy that is all about outdoor living. If it involves dirt, mud, rocks, sticks, trucks and tractors, then he is one happy boy. For a little guy that can play rough, he needs clothing and toys that will hold up to high level of play. I have teamed up with John Deere to bring you some great holiday ideas for your boy this season. 

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A Simple Country Style Christmas Kitchen

A Simple Country Style Christmas Kitchen

Tis the season of Christmas! It just might be my favorite season of the year and the bitter cold has officially hit here in Missouri. It feels like Christmas, now if we could just get a little snow to go with these frigid temperatures. I am so thankful that your visiting the blog today and hopefully you have already made the stop at The Honeycomb Home. Grab a cup of hot chocolate or coffee and enjoy the photos from our home and then click on over to Green With Decor to see her beautiful home. A big thank you, Jenna, for hosting this huge group of talented bloggers for the Christmas Tour. 

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How to Preserve Christmas Greenery

How to Preserve Christmas Greenery

Do you love using fresh greenery during the holiday season? Adding greenery instantly brings the outdoors in and creates a warmth to the home during the season. Add some lights to your greenery and you instantly have a festive arrangement. 

White lights and fresh greenery are just two of the things I love to when putting together decorations for our home. However, I dislike having all the crumbling, dried needles falling all over the place. So, I went in search of an answer to my problem and I think I found one. 

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How to Dry Cranberries: Homemade Holiday Series

How to Dry Cranberries: Homemade Holiday Series

It's the Sunday after Thanksgiving and I am sitting here with the sun streaming in and the windows open. This is rather unusual for the last days of November but I won't complain much. Children are scattered on the couches, curled up with a good book and Christmas music is playing in the background. I have three real trees up in the house and I have one partially decorated. The other two are waiting their turn but in the meantime I am enjoying them just the way they are. I am working towards creating a more slow and meaningful holiday season with my family and so I am doing several different homemade holiday ornaments. I recently shared how to dry oranges and how to use those dried oranges for a holiday garland. Yesterday I took the time to dry cranberries, which took much longer than I thought, but I really like them. 

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