Holiday Greens ~

The wreaths, garlands and swags are ordered! I’m so excited!

It will be a busy   holiday season. Isn’t it always?   

I’m throwing  a ‘Girls Night In’ gathering…in early December.

Then, there is the Assistance League of the Eastside ,

Celebrations Holiday Home Tour 2012!

 This year,  the tour takes place on December 7th!

I’ll have fun tidbits on that soon. I’ve provided the link to

tickets, if you live nearby. They are expecting 1,500 people this year!

That’s a lot of fa ~la ~la!

Back at our house, we’ll have a gathering for The Christmas Ships

that cruise by our  lake front home

and then there is Christmas dinner…at our house. Love.

 I’ve cleared the decks and pulled out some

fun containers and such as I finalize

our holiday decorating & menu plans.

For the fist time ever…

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I’m going  flocked! Yep! I hope I like it!?

Here are a couple of flocked beauties from Pinterest.

My sister says our mom used to have

a flocked tree….really? I had no idea…wasn’t around yet.

I’ve decided the room with the flocked tree will have a retro vibe.

I’m thinking a retro Holiday bar would be nice…love this

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one from Pinterest

and this one…

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I’ll probably use our sideboard as a bar, though.

Anyway, I’ll share all of my holiday cheer, as I go along.

For now, I’ll just….

Image ~ Stefanie Knowlton Photography