Sunday, November 27, 2011

Christmas Decorations and Virtual Races

I finally got some pictures of most of my Christmas decorations and I thought I'd share with you all. This weekend is usually when I put everything up, but I did everything last weekend since I had to work this weekend.
This is my favorite decoration. I'm not going to lie, last year I left it up until Easter (I put everything else up, I swear!) My parents and grandparents bought me the pieces for it over the past few years so that makes it even more special.

This is a new serving plate courtesy of my granny (she volunteers in the hospital gift shop and is always getting me the cutest stuff--reason number 31049732 that being the only granddaughter is the bomb.com). I thought it was too pretty to only use as a serving dish.


This is kinda boring to me, any ideas to make it more fun?



My mom hand painted the two grey reindeer, I love having them up! So many great memories!




We used to have a non themed tree, but Riley knocked it down two years ago (scared the crap outta me because I was home alone) and busted a bunch of our ornaments. So last year I went to Walmart and picked out a bunch of green, blue and pink ornaments. Then luckily I found perfect ribbon at Michael's to match so I could make a bow.

Did you do any shopping this weekend? I made it to Dick's and Target on Black Friday (only had a little time before work) then went to the mall later on Saturday. I got some great stuff for the Sock Swap!! Have you signed up yet? Don't forget the $15 iTunes giveaway!!!
I also finished my 4 miler for Ashley's 4 mile Turkey Trot, thanks for hosting Ashley!!! I have really enjoyed all the virtual races lately, they've really motivated me!
Courtney is hosting a 5k virtual race next week that you should really consider doing. It's to honor her daughter, Ashlyn (such a beautiful name, right?) 

7 comments:

  1. Your Christmas decorations are so cute!! Thanks for posting about the virtual run!

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  3. loving all your Christmas décor!!! I'm officially into the Christmas Spirit--as I type this I'm finally listening to my fave (family tradition) Christmas CD:) Anyhoo, if you have more lights, add 'em to your staircase -- I always do & luuuurve it!

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  5. Your Christmas decorations are so beautiful! Your tree is perfect with the ribbon and pink and blue ornaments. Can you add white lights to the garland on the stairs?

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  6. All your Christmas decorations look beautiful! I am going to have to drag my tubs of Christmas stuff out and get busy!

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  7. Your decorations look great! Luckily my dog doesn't even really notice my tree. Sorry to hear that Riley doesn't feel the same lol

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