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December 19, 2007



Hey Allison- I hope that you and your family have a wonderful holiday. I bet your daughter is looking forward to Santa!

Sher's Creative Expressions

Missed you not posting for a bit.

Your home looks lovely. It's funny, my brother had a Santa candle just like yours . . . way. . . back. . . when.

Get that shopping done and wrapped and you'll feel. . . oh. . . so. . . much. . . better!!

Merry "Christ"mas and Blessings,



I absolutely adore your reading nook!

Daisy Bouquet

I wish everyone a Merry Christmas


Hi Allison,
I loved your post today. Your home looks really pretty. Hope you had a good workout.
Have a very Merry Christmas!


Well just bought two new books,I'll be over to cozy, read and watch you fill those Bailey's cups for us!! LOL Happiest Holidays, Lori


Merry Christmas Allison to you and your family. Your home looks beautiful. I have a smilar type of display on our windows. I thought I was done shopping but something just popped up at the last minute so back out I go! Now just need to wrap everything...


Your home looks so, well, "cozy!" Everything looks like it is in peaceful anticipation for the main Christmas festivities. Have a very Merry Christmas!


It's all gorgeous, I love it.

LaurieAnna's Vintage Home

Wow! Your Christmas decor is beautiful...I especially like the window box and wreath...very unusual!

Great blog....I found you through Tina at Cherry Hill of my favorites!



Feeling smug as I just finished the present shopping only the food to go. Merry Christmas.


Allie, everything looks so wonderful, especially your tree. I'm glad to hear that I'm not the only one with some last minute shopping to do! I hope that you & your family have a very Merry Christmas!

Southern Heart

Allison, everything looks so pretty...warm and homey! I love your NOEL sign, and that corner cabinet is fabulous (I have a thing for those!). Don't feel bad...I haven't finished my shopping, either.

Merry Christmas,



Doesn't December fly by and the 25th December just gets closer... I have assured myself night after night that I will continue wrapping my presents (you can see my start over of my blog) but I STILL haven't got round to it yet and I need to finish a scrapbook I'm creating as my nans gift!!

Looks like I know what I'll be doing this evening!

Best Wishes



your home looks so beautiful. very christmasy!! i would be sitting in that reading nook all the time!!


I always love your decorating...thanks for sharing...I come often to see what's new.



Your home looks beautiful and cozy, as always :)


Hi Allison,
I enjoyed looking at the photos around your home, the tree is beautiful! I have just bought the last gift today! Time has flown by.....and christmas is here

I hope you and your family have a lovley christmas
Best Wishes for the New Year
Priscilla x


Wishing you the happiest Christmas! May you feel the Lord's peace and joy!

Hugs, Sharon


Such a sweet home. Thanks for sharing.

Daisy Cottage

Merry Christmas Allie!!!


Angela (Cottage Magpie)

Your home looks just beautiful, especially your tree! We finished our shopping yesterday, although there's still one major handmade thing that isn't started (AGAIN!) Sigh! Merry Christmas and best wishes for a bountiful New Year!
~Angela :-)


Merry Christmas!


Your home looks so beautiful....and I love your tree!


Everything looks lovely! Hope you had a marvelous Christmas!


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