Wednesday, December 22, 2010

These Are A Few Of My Favorite Things *Part IV*

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With Christmas fast approaching I thought I would do another addition of “My Favorite Things.” As you may of guessed these are a dozen of my favorite Christmas things!:
  
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1. Christmas movies, Christmas movies and more Christmas movies (I’ve seen National Lampoons Christmas and  A Christmas Story at least 200 times!)
  
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2. Receiving Christmas cards. I never throw any out, I LOVE getting and sending them!
  
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3. Getting to spoil the people I love with gifts and treats. I love a good ribbon prettying up the present too.
  
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4. Starbucks changing their cups to a Christmas theme. Not to mention filling said cups with delicious holiday themed drinks. Eggnog latte anyone?
  
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5. The Christmas Tree! It’s probably the most exciting part for me. I have so many ornaments now that I try to stick with a theme every year. This year I went gold and burgundy with ribbon garland. Thoughts? (Excuse the darkness, my camera is not so great) See my trees of Christmas past here.
  
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6. The cheerful and charitable mood most people carry around with them during the season. So refreshing.
  
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7. This gift set from Philosophy called “Snow Angel” is one of my very favorite holiday things. It’s really fresh and clean but has a nice light feminine scent. I was lucky enough to get it as an early Christmas gift from my best friend and I kid you not, I’ve never smelled better!
  
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8. A relaxing Christmas morning with family, especially when my Mother-in-law makes breakfast. That woman can cook!
 
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9. Speaking of food, Christmas baking please. AND the fact that it’s cold enough outside that I can wear a sweater to try to hide the aftermath of eating so much baked goodness. God was thinking of us sweet toothed people on that one, I’m sure of it. Yesterday I made sugar cookies for my fella to take to the office with him. I took some pictures but my camera seems to have lost them which bummed me out. Regardless they turned out pretty great and everyone loves a cookie!
  
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10. Not feeling like a weirdo because I’m listening to Christmas music. Every other month I put it on I feel a little dorky… but it’s such an instant mood booster. If you’re in the market for some holiday music I highly suggest “Elvis Christmas” or “Celine: These Are Special Times.” Both amazing!
   
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11. All my favorite shows air a Christmas episode. The amount of joy that brings me is truly pathetic but I could click my heels when I know there’s a Christmas themed episode on, even if it’s just a rerun.
  
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12. My last favorite Christmas thing is that rare occasion that it snows and makes for a white Christmas. It’s so breath taking it’s completely worth the hassle of shoveling and scraping.
  
So those are some of my faves; do you have any personal favorite things about this holly jolly season? Feel free to share in the good thoughts!

      

3 comments:

Beth McC. said...

What a fun post! Love it! I got that Snow Angel set in San Francisco and I LOVE IT!!! It smells so good!

recklessbliss said...

Thanks Beth! I agree, Snow Angel is so divine. Apparently it's pretty hard to come by too; it flies off the shelves when they get it in. My friend had to look at three different places to find mine! Makes it extra special :)

Amber said...

Merry Christmas Recklessbliss! Love yah!

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