Despite the sad stuff going on in my life, good things are still happening around here. There's been:
--decorating. The tree is trimmed, the outside lights are up, and it's looking pretty festive. Be sure to come back on Monday for a Christmas Home Tour Blog Hop with eight of my Blended Blog friends. It will be so fun to see inside the homes of these lovely ladies. Here's a sneak peek of the Lenox tree...
--baking. Well, no baking has actually happened yet. But I've bought all the ingredients, and my intentions are good. A while back I shared this recipe for the most delicious Toffee Cookies, and this week, I found a version on I Heart Naptime that kicks them up a notch - or two. I'm making these for sure.
--shopping. I've never been this behind in my Christmas shopping, and gone are the days when I can run to Toys R Us and load up the cart with hot wheels and legos. Mom and I finally went to the mall today, and Loft was having a fabulous sale. I picked up this sweater for my sister, and may have brought one home for myself. It's comfy, hangs just right, and the colors are beautiful.
In other news, today is my feature day on The Blended Blog and I'm so excited! Back in June in San Antonio when Deena shared her idea for a collaborative blog with Carrie and me, I knew it was going to be great. We launched in September, and I'm so proud of how well it has come along since then. Deena's plan to bring together the voices of a diverse group of ladies has turned into a smart, fun space. I hope you've been reading along, and if not, get yourself over there right away. And after that, have a great weekend!