Christmas Cupcakes Pinterest Fail

I had to make cupcakes for Phoebe's third grade Christmas party, so obvs it was time for another PINTEREST FAIL! You might recall last year's Valentine's Day Cyclops Cupcakes. My Christmas cupcakes aren't as scary looking as that, but still a [...]

Prepping for Guests: Last Minute Holiday Decorating Tips

Christmas is eight days away. Most holiday guests will arrive on Christmas Eve, and if that's the case for your guests, you have seven days to prepare for the onslaught. Really, you have six days, because you're probably going to [...]

Simple Christmas Centerpiece Idea

Love this pic from the Crate & Barrel catalog of a modern and understated floral arrangement in a simple white platter. I suppose it would be easy to replant the succulents after your event? The same idea could be applied [...]

Roadtrip: World’s Largest Gingerbread House

Via Roadtrippers. If you live within driving distance of Bryan/College Station, you might want to consider a little holiday roadtrip. This year the Texas A&M Traditions Club has earned a Guinness World Record for largest gingerbread house and [...]

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Celebri-Trees Charity Auction: Asleep at the Wheel Front Man Ray Benson’s Christmas Tree

Yesterday I got all braggy about the Celebri-Tree I decorated with KEYE anchor, Judy Maggio. Today I extend my brag session by showing you what I did for Ray Benson's Celebri-Tree. As I've mentioned, this is an event put on [...]

Celebri-Trees Charity Auction: KEYE Anchor Judy Maggio’s Christmas Tree

Thanksgiving may be two weeks away, but we're getting the Christmas season going early, thanks to our involvement with the UT Co-Op's Celebri-Tree event. Local celebrities are being paired with designers to decorate Christmas trees that will be auctioned off [...]

It’s Beginning to Look a Lot Like…

CHRISTMAS, Y'ALL!! Oh, the agony of everyone on Facebook, lamenting about the proliferation of Christmas decorations before trick-or-treating. Quel horror! Some of you know me well enough to understand that I have the opposite reaction to all of the holly [...]

Why I Shouldn’t Look at Sale Links

Looking around for something interesting to post this morning, I headed to the "sale" link at CB2 to see if they had marked down anything worth noting. This is what followed... Origami Bunny Ornament, $0.95 on sale (reg. $3.95). [...]

Claire’s Blog Roundup: November

Room Fu Decorologist Claire Patrick has pulled her favorite posts from the blogosphere for another monthly wrap-up! 1. At its origins, I fully intended on writing these “best of” monthly posts without repeating a particular blog – there are SO [...]

Christmas Crawl: Christmas Kitsch!

Oh how I love the goofy stuff.  So even though none of this would be considered "good taste," it is still good fun. Behold, the Snowmingo: ...the Inflatable Fruitcake: The TV Dinner ornament: ...eggnog-flavored [...]

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