Wednesday, December 23, 2009

From Our House to Yours

This is the last chance I have to post before Christmas and to invite you to stop in for some hot cider and cookies. We'll have the lights on to welcome you and the fire burning to keep you warm.

Hubby loves decorating the outside and I let him run with it. He does a great job!


My snowman is on the front tree this year instead of the front door. Hubs loves to wrap the polls with red stripes, as well as the lights and greenery.



He had a little help in hoisting up the big wreath.



He added a little Christmas tree between the garage doors this year.




A view from a different angle.


We haven't had blanket lights on the bushes before either. He was anxious to add them.



Look we have some visitors. No, I was wrong they are thousands of protesters who showed up to protest global warming.

What I learned about life from snowmen...

It's okay if you're a little bottom heavy.
It takes a few extra rolls to make a good midsection.
Hold your ground, even when the heat is on.
There's nothing better than a foul weather friend.
Wearing white is always appropriate.
Winter is the best of the four seasons.
The key to life is to be a jolly, happy soul.
We're all made up mostly of water.
You know you've made it when they write a song about you.
Accessorize! Accessorize! Accessorize!
Don't get too much sun.
It's embarrassing when you can't look down and see your feet.
It's fun to hang out in your front yard.
There's no stopping you once you're on a roll.
Seriously, we would love for you visit and we wish you and your family a very MERRY CHRISTMAS!!

19 comments:

Kathy said...

Your house looks gorgeous, Ro! Enjoy a beautiful Christmas with your family and a new year filled with God's blessings.
xo...Kathy

Heather said...

so very pretty! Merry Christmas to you both!

ceekay said...

Everything is so pretty. Have a wonderful Christmas!!

Walking on Sunshine... said...

What a great job your husband does! It looks so beautiful!

I love the snowmen picture!!! Hysterical! And very cute info regarding the snowmen.

I pray you and your family will have a wonderful Christmas!!! Enjoy!

Linda C said...

Your house is beautifully decorated! Kudos to your hubby!:)

Love the snowman protectors and the snowman life lessons are great!!:))

Merry Christmas from way up north- not QUITE the North Pole:)

Linda C

Shelia said...

Your home is so beautiful all lit up with Christmas lights! Love the snowman mob!
Have a wonderful blessed Christmas,
Shelia ;)

Miss Janice said...

Your home looks stunning and so inviting...I'd love to stop in for some cider! Merry Christmas to you and your family!

Celestina Marie said...

Hi Sweet Friend, Your front yard and house decor is wonderful. Your dear hubby did an amazing job. I love it all and is so very inviting.
I enjoyed the snowman verse.
Love and blessings be yours this Christmas and beyond!
See you in the New Year!
Love to you,
Celestina Marie

Kristens Creations said...

The outside of your home is gorgeous!! Those snowman protesters were so cute! lol...loved reading about them too. hehehe! I hope you have a Merry Christmas!! Kristen

Jennifer said...

Beautiful lights - kuddos to your Hubbie! Hope you both had a beautiful day yesterday!!

GapGirl said...

Your home is just beautiful!
XoxoGapGirl

Joy said...

What a pretty home you have all decorated for the holidays! Hope you have a happy and safe 2010!

Beautiful pear tree lane said...

Hello Dear Friend,
I am back from my two week break, and wanted to stop by to say hi and hope you had a very merry Christmas. Your husband did a wonderful job of decorating, so beautiful! I too like for my dh to decorate outside.

Those snowmen are adorable.

Praying that you and your family will have a most blessed and Happy New Year.
Sue

Jennifer said...

Happy New Year!!! Hope it is a wonderful one for you and your family -

Mrs. G said...

Hope you had a very merry Christmas and are enjoying the new year. Your hubby does a great job of decorating the exterior of your house. He is pretty cute too ;)
Hugs,
Sue

Linda C said...

Hi!:) Just stopped in to say that I think you should check out The Pioneer Woman's blog (Confessons- Atlanta book tour). She also linked to your blog! Congrats!!:) Enjoy!

Linda C

Yellow Rose Arbor said...

What a cute snowman and Tom picture!
Was that taken this year?

Katherine

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