Saturday, December 3, 2011

Welcome to Our Georgia Home

Since we moved in July, we have only had one set of friends from out of town visit us in our new home. Rob's parents and my parents came down to visit during the first two weeks after we moved. So- since that is not the majority of my readers, (if I still have readers anymore... Are you there? If so PLEASE REPLY so I know this isn't all just for naught...) I thought I would show you around our home as it is decorated for Christmas. We still have our pre-lit colorful tree, (which will hopefully be replaced next year with a beautiful white-light tree!!) and our wonderful creche from my mother-in-law which I collected through the years. While I still love seeing ornaments from our first year of marriage, it is nice to add new ornaments as well. This year we added picture-frame ornaments with pics of Addi, Jenna, Tae, and Rob and I together. They are so much fun!! I wish I had a tree of just picture-frame ornaments with pics of all our friends and family to hang on our tree. That would be super cute... Maybe I will hit Hobby Lobby after Christmas for some deeply discounted pic-frame ornaments!! Enjoy the pictures below. It doesn't seem like much, but believe it or not, it took all of three days to decorate around here. Much different than when we lived in the condo! I really love driving down the street staring at our beautiful Christmas lights though. It truly puts me in the Christmas Spirit. Hope your family has a wonderful Christmas and a Happy New Year filled with blessings and challenges that will make you a stronger person, better friend, closer family,and reliant on the Lord to lift you up and pour blessings upon you!
Our Christmas Tree... all lit up!
Our wonderful Nativity given to me by my mother-in-law!
Cozy up to the fire in a Christmas blanket! Doesn't everything look better with a bow?
Our deer that Addi deems her "Best Christmas Friend." (I didn't say she wasn't a little bizarre...)
Another mini tree. Love these. They are great to take on vacation with us since we travel during Christmas!
This is a creche that Rob made when he was a little boy. My kids LOVE to play with this. Also- a pic of Jenna as a baby in a Santa hat. So sweet!
My stairs... don't mind the mess ON the stairs. "KIDS!!!"
Banister... This is what I see when I walk in the front door. Aahhh.
Our upstairs loft... This is lit up and GORGEOUS from the street... (There is a large window on the other side of the foyer which allows us to see this from the street.)
Who thinks ONE mini Christmas tree is enough? Not me...
My sweet Carolers that I collect. My mom gives them to me at Christmas. I simply adore them. Definitely a family heirloom...
Our foyer table complete with our angel and our Santa. Have the kids been naughty or nice? Hmmmm.... This could be a WHOLE other post... :)
Love my balcony view from the family room. All lit up at night, this is pure heaven.
My gorgeous fireplace. The picture above is the Nativity picture I bought at Hobby Lobby last year. It is my favorite Christmas picture I have ever seen. "The stockings were hung by the chimney with care..."


bcwaldmann said...

So cute! We are still working on Christmas decorations. We had so much fun when we came to visit even though, it was pure craziness.

oggiethe said...

Beautiful Christmas decorations, Stacey!