Bringing the Outside Inside for Christmas: Using Greenery on Our Table

I just love decorating for Christmas! The house becomes bright and festive. Neal and I enjoy the warm glow of the Christmas tree 🎄, hot cocoa ☕️, tasty treats 🍪, time with family, and celebrating the birth of our Savior Jesus Christ who is the reason for the season! 🙏

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Autumn Tablescape

I just love fall — the cooler nights, carving pumpkins, drinking warm cider, smelling freshly baked apple pies, wearing cozy sweaters, and oh the brilliant colors as the foliage explodes with shades of red and orange! Until this last year, I was a school administrator and thus never had time to decorate for fall. Now that I am retired and doing education consultant work, I have more time and enjoy decorating our home for different seasons. My father passed away on July 27, 2017. I miss him, but know I will see him when I get to Heaven. Dad had several old cars and trucks. He loved to restore old vehicles. This container (oblong metal box in the photo above) is the toolbox (behind the driver’s seat) in one of three of trucks Dad had behind his barn. I believe the truck is from the 1940s.
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