Friday Favorites: 12/26/14 – Christmas

I am sitting down to write this post a few days before Christmas because I know I will be too busy spending time with family on Christmas Day to type up this post. . .but I hope that you had a great Christmas day and are able to continue enjoying the holiday today as well. And if you are at work. . . you’re almost there, it’s Friday!! Smile

I thought for my favorites this week, I would share some of my favorite things about Christmas time this year. The things that made me smile during the holiday season and that make this time of year so special.


Luke asking to sing three golden monsters (The 12 Days of Christmas).

My Christmas present from my nurse. Perfect for our split house. Thanks Mary!! I told her that I love half of it. Winking smile


The ornaments and Christmas crafts that Luke makes at school.


Elf. Best Christmas movie ever.


The house decorated for Christmas. . . I especially love our white mantle + our stockings.


Extra time with family.


and the crazy stuff that Scott does. . . including torturing the dog.


*no dogs were harmed in the making of this blog post. And she got a humungous treat. Winking smile

Sugar cookies with extra frosting. We only make them at Christmas, so they are extra special and delicious.


Your turn – what made you smile during the Holiday season?

Hope you are having a great Friday and have an awesome weekend – see ya Monday!!

Linking up with Heather and Claire this week!

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9 Responses to Friday Favorites: 12/26/14 – Christmas

  1. I love Elf too! My parents and I watched it last night. Merry day after Christmas!
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  2. I had a lot of similar favorites this week! I hope you had a wonderful Christmas. Thanks for hosting the link up!
    Lauren @ The Bikini Experiment recently posted..12/26: Friday’s Favorite ThingsMy Profile

  3. The ornaments he made, so cute!!!

    I didn’t watch Elf this year, but we usually do. It’s a fun one!
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  4. Those homemade ornaments are so sweet – hope you continue enjoying the holiday weekend!

  5. Elf is my favorite holiday movie! Seeing the snow on Christmas was a highlight for me–we never get white Christmases in California!
    Emma @em-poweredwellness recently posted..Friday Favorites: December HighlightsMy Profile

  6. I watched Elf this year! Another favorite of mine is the Santa Clause. Hope you had a great Christmas!
    Kelly @ Kelly Runs for Food recently posted..Christmas 2014My Profile

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  8. Aww, that adorable dog! <3 I hope I'll someday be in the place to adopt one! :]! I need to watch Elf one of these days.

    Hope you have an awesome holiday weekend!
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  9. Enjoy your holiday Katie!
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