Nov 12, 2009


You can't tell by the pictures I have posted but, I have a handle on the decorating. I have spent the last 2 days put things away that are not Christmas. I am only going to leave a small amount of Thanksgiving items out, because I am having the big dinner at my house. I love the formality of Thanksgiving. It is the one day, I don't get teased for having the table all dressed up. I live with men. They have a little trouble appreciating the "bling" in life.

I did put up a few garland here and there for you to see. Remember the 3 plates? They got garland today, much better. Mostly, I put things aways. I just love the pink, vintage paper weights. Tomorrow is the big day for my daughter, Monique. Please keep her in prayer! Have a great Pink Saturday. I am not sure if I will be able to post before then. Blessings, Martha


Tara said...

It's beginning to look a lot like Christmas! Men, they just don't appreciate our need for some bling! I pray things go well for your daughter tomorrow and she gets the outcome she desires. I know you would love more grandbabies to spoil too! God bless and take care.

Mary said...

Christmas is right around the corner! Your decorating is looking wonderful! Prayers for your daughter.
Thanks so much for stopping by my blog and entering the giveaway, I just wanted to say Hello and good luck!
Blessings, Mary

CC said...

Your things are always so beautiful..I so enjoy looking thru your blog. And I will definately say a prayer for your daughter Monique. Hugs for you both..

Tammy@T's Daily Treasures said...

My thoughts and prayers are with Monique today for a positive outcome. I had a friend in New Orleans who had fibroid tumors that kept growing so big, but after 13 years and in vitro, she was able to have a baby girl. Your decorations are so pretty. Everyone needs a little bling in their life. Blessings, Tammy

Unknown said...

I love that song, but now it will be in my head all day long! Love your home! suzie. xx

Room Service ~ Decorating 101 said...

I am excited to start decorating too. I never dare do anything until after Thanksgiving. I have a huge crowd and it is all about the turkey day, but the min. they leave, out comes the tree. lol Yours is looking great! I'll be back to see the rest.

Blue Creek Home said...

That's a great start putting away non Christmas things.
I hope to have everything up, except for the 3 trees, by Thanksgiving day.

RobinfromCA said...

Hi Martha! Thanks for visiting and following my blog and giving me the chance to find you! It's beautiful here and I love your pretty layout! Sincerest best wishes to your daughter for the best possible outcome. I did the same thing many years ago so I really pray that all goes well for her.

Robin@Miscellaneous Thoughts

Draffin Bears said...

Hi Martha,

I love all your pretty pink, especially the paperweights.
I will have Monique in my thoughts and prayers and hope for a good outcome.


Terri said...

Whooo hooo Martha! You do a fabulous job decorating and I love your photos!

storyteller said...

Wow ... impressive holiday decorations so soon! Guess I need to get started on my Christmas cards soon. Happy Pink Saturday ;-)
Hugs and blessings,

Sigh ... your blog doesn't want to accept my Open ID from WordPress so I'm using my Blogger ID, but my Pink Saturday post is at
Happily Retired Gal

icandy... said...

Very pretty decor, Martha!

Char said...

Oh Martha, I can see that Christmas at your house is going to be gorgeous. Wish I could see all your lovely treasures in person, Happy Pink Saturday, Char

GwendolynKay said...

I love your christmas mirror and the plates... you always show the most beautiful things. I love this music! I have this Michael Buble cd.
Blessings always!

Betty said...

Your home is beautiful! I love that pink tea pot. Is it a paperweight? My hubby actually wants to decorate for Christmas. I think I might just give in this weekend as we are not having Thanksgiving at our house this year.
Have a wonderful pink weekend.

Mary Bergfeld said...

I love the touches of pink you've found to share with us today. They are lovely. I hope you have a wonderful Pink Saturday.

blushing rose said...

May all go well for Monique, she will be lifted in prayer.

What lovely touches of Christmas, you have the touch, Martha.

If you haven't entered our giveaway, go to my Nov. 10th post. TTFN ~Marydon

Anonymous said...

I love your Fenton pieces. My Mother had a couple of pieces just like those, I am not sure what they are called.

Beverly said...

Martha, you always share such pretty things. I love it all, and the hobnail is my favorite.

I've been in a decorating dilemna, too. Which to do?

Happy Pink Saturday.

Marty@A Stroll Thru Life said...

Oh everything looks just gorgeous. So pretty. Hugs, Marty

Marty@A Stroll Thru Life said...

Thanks for stopping by. Just wanted to let you know that all the cloches on my post are from the last party and none are mine. If you have an apothecary jar or cake dome that qualifies too for the "Holiday Cloche Party". Hope you will join in the fun. Hugs, Marty

Bunnym said...

Oye Vey...Christmas already? I don't decorate till after Thanksgiving and with everything that's been going on...that'll have to wait a little more.. Hope everything went well with Monique ((((hugs))))


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