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2021 Christmas Home Tour

Another holiday season has nearly come and gone. I couldn’t let the season pass completely without sharing our home tour from this year. I changed up our decor quite a lot but I wouldn’t say I simplified anything. Please allow me to share my favorite features with you. Living room When you walk in our… Continue reading 2021 Christmas Home Tour

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Christmas Traditions You Can Do With Your Family

Tomorrow is Christmas Eve and we are excited! We wanted to share some of our favorite traditions with you all, as we prepare for Christmas Day. 1. We read The Night Before Christmas every Christmas Eve night. This has been a tradition since the oldest Lumber was a tiny tot. We make it a point… Continue reading Christmas Traditions You Can Do With Your Family

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Five Beautiful Handmade Ornament Ideas

I don’t know about you, but I love a great handmade ornament. Someday I hope to have an entire tree filled with my children’s handmade creations. These ornaments are simple and cute, and you can definitely make them with your kids. 1. Snowman face ornament Just take an ordinary Christmas ball and coat it in… Continue reading Five Beautiful Handmade Ornament Ideas

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24 days of Christmas: the 2021 kick-off!!

It’s that time again! We are gearing up for our busiest season here at Lumber in my Minivan: Christmas! Each year, we decorate our home and we share 24 Christmas related posts during the month of December. It’s hard and it’s time consuming but it’s a lot of fun!! Each day, from now through Christmas… Continue reading 24 days of Christmas: the 2021 kick-off!!

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Things I Wish I Knew Before Cooking My First Thanksgiving

Last year, we found ourselves scrambling to make Thanksgiving plans amidst a global pandemic. Unable to gather with local family and unable to travel to out of state family, we decided to host our very own Thanksgiving celebration at home for the four of us. While I am a decent cook, I’m not a chef.… Continue reading Things I Wish I Knew Before Cooking My First Thanksgiving