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From Christmas to Winter: transitional decor that works! — Lumber in My Minivan

Beautiful tips for transitional from Christmas decorating to winter decorating.

Christmas · Organization

How to Store Christmas Bows

Now that it's about time to take down the Christmas decorations and pack them away for next year, I finally figured out a way to organize everything so I can easily find just what I need without going through every single tote. I realized that living in a small home, that we decorate in stages,… Continue reading How to Store Christmas Bows

Christmas · Giving · Money

The White Envelope

Have you heard of the White Envelope Project before? This is based on a true story and is sure to warm your heart! I had read about it a couple of years ago and thought it was such a wonderful idea, that I surprised my Hubby with a White Envelope in our Christmas tree.

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Merry Christmas

Here are two videos that mean a lot to me and I wanted to share this evening. This first one is a reminder that in this age of commercialization that Jesus Is The Reason For This Season. https://youtu.be/FyskAyU0vfc This video is my favorite version of the song Mary, Did You Know? https://youtu.be/BhEjIRG2YzA Wishing all of… Continue reading Merry Christmas

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When Christmas Isn’t Picture Perfect

This post is a wonderful read for those that are not feeling Christmas Joy.

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When Christmas Isn't Picture Perfect

Social Media can be pretty cruel during the holidays. When most folks are posting about their perfect trees, perfect matching PJs, perfect wrapping paper, perfect Christmas Cards and of course the perfect families.

Not all of us have perfect lives to post. So it makes it hard to go through all the posts and not be a little sad about our own lives and mental states. Like the moms who have just divorced, the dads who have lost their wives to cancer, the wife who just lost her spouse or other family member to suicide. Or anyone who has lost a job, child, parent or received the diagnosis of cancer or some other disease.

I remember when my husband lost his job many years ago. We scrambled to make sure our kids had something to unwrap for Christmas but it was so sad. You feel miserable for your kids and…

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