Christmas DecorationsChristmas is a hands-on art. From the lights we put on the house to the decorations we put on the tree to the great foods we eat in the process, Christmas is a time of doing -- and this is the place we gather to talk, plan and share.
The Best of Christmas Sitcoms
My Top Ten list would not be complete without:
All in the Family - Christmas at the Bunkers
Andy Griffith Christmas episode
Dick Van Dyke Christmas episode
Mary Tyler Moore 1st Christmas episode...
Remember when Black Friday was on Friday?
Imagine what will happen if the stores are allowed to stay open all night Christmas Eve until lunch time on Christmas Day! This year, more than 50,000 restaurants, bars, convenience stores and...
My Dog Sam
Dear Abby, I too was picked on when I was a child and I too turned to our dog Queenie. She always gave me love and she always listened. Bless you.
Forgive me if this has already been posted as I am new but....
Does anyone else decorate (not necessarily a tree in every room) all over the house? My mother always has something in every room. I've started to follow suit. A coworker of mine laughed when I told her that I had no idea what to sit on the toilet tank for Christmas! I guess some people, like my family, just decorate more.
Of course that same coworker now probably decorates her bathroom as well thanks to me. LOL
I just find it very comforting when the entire house is decorated in some small way - I only do one tree for the entire house so some rooms just get a poinsettia or candle.
"NO, NO, NO ! I mean JINGLE BELLS ! You know... Santa Claus and Ho Ho Ho and Mistletoe and presents to pretty girls..." * Lucy Van Pelt
"All I really need is love, but a little chocolate now and then doesn't hurt!" * Lucy Van Pelt
The only room not decorated is the bedroom. I try to throw something in there, but the spouse says no way. Our game room has a sign that says Reideer Room (as it also is our bar area). That's where the upside down tree is. My scrapbook room has a tree up all year, the living room and dining room is decorated also. So, I'm right there with you on the whole house Christmassy.
I do EVERY room.
That includes the bathroom and the laundry room.
Currently in the laundry room (which is also the side entrance to the house where I unload groceries) I have a small snowman blowmold attached to a timer. It's nice to have it on early in the morning and in the evening when I feed the pets.
The bathroom, which is pale green and yellow, gets a poinsettia rug and special towels, along with a pine scented candle.
My bedroom gets a small tree, evergreen garland on the headboard, and Christmas linens.
I try to decorate every room. The bathroom is usually a room visited often by family members and guest so it should be decorated. I put up a small wall tree in my bathroom, lights around the mirror and garland.
I put a small tree on a stand in my bedroom which we really enjoy, makes a nice nightlight.
I put a small wall tree in my kitchen and a larger wall tree in my dining area. A big tree in my living room and another big tree in the basement.
I decorate my smaller trees with jewelry that I have found at yard sales and etc. Jewerly that is too big to wear look great on the tree, beaded necklaces, big earrings, large pins etc. Also, the lids to some perfume bottles look great on the tree.