Welcome Home Saturday and Welcome December!

Hello friends! Welcome to this week’s edition of Welcome Home Saturday, a weekly series where several of my friends and I gather every Saturday on our blogs to share what is inspiring us around the web. Plus, catch a peek into what’s been happening with me lately.

Welcome Home Saturday and Welcome December

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Happenings at Home

Oh my word it’s here…December! My favorite month of the year! Mostly because it’s Jesus’s birthday month and mine too. Today we are headed to our first cookie party of the season and we are bringing our favorite shortbread cookies!

We have a lot to catch up on because last Saturday I skipped my weekly Welcome Home Saturday post. Nut I couldn’t not share that we had an amazing Thanksgiving and my Aunt Pam (my mom’s sister) even flew in from California to join us! We had a lot of fun with her. I hope your Thanksgiving was wonderful too!

Grace has been super busy with basketball and she is loving it! She played with the varsity at the scrimmage and is currently at a 3 game tournament with them this weekend. It has been so fun to see her loving her teammates and playing basketball.

Grace Rocky Scrimmage

Ms. Crosby has been busy too. She had 2 Christmas dance performances Thursday and Friday. The pictures are from her Friday performance where she was an elf and danced at the Realties for Children tree lighting. She loves her team and we love watching her do what she loves!

A Holiday Photshoot

As for me I had a fun photoshoot with Rachel from Lumen Creative (who I highly recommend) and she captured our house in all of its Christmas glory!

The photos she took even helped get our home featured in Home Studio List’s Holiday Campaign. You can see that here!

She also got some new headshots of me that I just love! These are jsut a few of my favorites.

This Week On The Blog

This week was the Bloggers’ Best Holiday Home Tours and I am so blessed to be the host! The tours started off with 6 homes on Monday, ours being one of those! Then every day until yesterday, 5 or 6 new bloggers shared their tours too!

The Christmas tours are always my favorite! You can see our Blue and Green Christmas tour first and then find all of the tours included linked at the end of mine.

Our Blue and Green Christmas Home Tour 2023

Then on Wednesday I shared a round up of 10 of my all time favorite Christmas posts that I have shared here on the blog! A fun post that I hope you can enjoy and find some inspiration from.

Creative and Easy Christmas Ideas to try this year

Links and Loves

I have some fun links to share with you all today. Did you know if you click a shopping link in one of my posts and buy something (even if it’s not the same item I have linked) I earn a commission? Pretty awesome right? I am always thankful when you shop through my links. It helps keep this little blog afloat.

Want even more curated lists? Visit my Amazon Storefront where I have everything organized and linked for you in one spot!

Christmas and Holiday Shopping

I have two new collages to share with you this week. A gift guide for the hostess and teen boy stocking stuffer ideas.

You can see all of my gift guides HERE along with all of my Christmas decor ideas HERE.

Coming Up On the Blog

Next week I will have a lot of fun new posts for you to check out! I will be sharing a post with over 100 Christmas ideas on Tuesday and then on Wednesday I will be sharing how to layer your garland on your mantel. Our mantel this year has been pretty popular so I am spilling the tea!

Our blue and green Christmas mantel

Finally, I saved the best for last! On Thursday I am sharing my annual gift to you, my 2024 Printable Planner. You do not want to miss this, it is 13 pages full of FREE goodness. With everything from daily calendar pages to places to set goals and more!

Sneak Peek!

And it is a pretty new design. If you are an email subscriber it will be delivered straight to your inbox on Thursday. If you are not a subscriber and want to get it for free you can sign up HERE!

Welcome Home Saturday and Welcome December

Below is a round up of what my friends and I shared this week on each of our blogs. Some fun Christmas inspiration for you now that December is here!

Welcome Home Saturday: A Weekly Home Decor Digest

tatertots and jello / DIY Faux Gingerbread Cookie Ornaments

Welcome Home Saturday/ tatertots and jello / Gingerbread ornaments

She Gave it a Go / Christmas 2023: A Cozy Home Tour

Welcome Home Saturday / She Gave It a Go / Cozy Christmas Tour 2023

White Arrows Home / Heaven and Nature Sing: A Home this Christmas that Celebrates the Birth of Jesus


The Tattered Pew / Our Blue and Green Christmas Home Tour

Our 2023 Christmas tree tour with blue and green decor

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  1. Another bloody great post that I so enjoyed, hope you are having a good day what ever day it is they all run together for me, it’s Sunday here, just saying

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