Tuesday, December 13, 2011

My Christmas Tree

DSC00423 Christmas is in full swing at our house. The tree is always my favorite symbol of the season, I have hoards of cherished ornaments to show for it, and since this is our first Christmas in our first home I am extra giddy this year! I plan on sharing all my holiday decor in and around our house with you over the next couple weeks but I thought I would start by giving our tree the first introduction and show you some of my very favorite ornaments:

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  And that’s my tree!
How do you guys decorate your trees for the holidays? Do you have any traditions or ornaments that have a special meaning to you? Get in the spirit and share your festive stories!
  
 
(Photos property of Reckless Bliss)

Sunday, December 4, 2011

Sugar, Oh, Honey, Honey!

image A very Merry Christmas seasons beginning to you all! I apologize for my lack of presence lately but I’ve been as busy as an elf trying to get my house ready for the holidays. Included on the to do list is my Christmas baking list. Every year at the start of December I sit down and browse what delicious treats I have the option to make for friends, family, neighbors etc. I haven’t perfected my list for this year quite yet but these are some of my considerations. Let me know what you think!:

imageThis gingerbread house one is more of a, “I wish I could do that…” thought.
  image  Salted Caramel Chocolate Sandwich Cookies

imageChocolate Covered Pretzel Sticks
 image Sugar Cookies
  imageMarshmallow Hot Chocolate Stirrers
 imageThumbprint Cookies
  imageRed Velvet Chocolate Balls
    image  Gingerbread Cookies

imageDipped Chocolate Balls  with Candy Cane Hangers

Mmmm, so tasty! What are all your baking plans for these next festive few weeks? Feel free to share here on Reckless Bliss.
I hope you are all keeping warm and snuggly!

(Photo credits Pinterest)

Sunday, November 27, 2011

-Snapshot Of The Week-

image    “It's never too late - never too late to start over, never too late to be happy.”
-Ms Jane Fonda
 
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Thursday, November 24, 2011

My Favorite Things *Part VII Gobble! Gobble!*

image  A big hearty Happy Thanksgiving to all my lovely American readers!
Even though us Canadians celebrated our Thanksgiving in early October I am still enjoying all the holiday TV specials and envying the yummy meals you guys get to feast on this evening. In the spirit of Thanksgiving I decided today is a perfect day to express what I am thankful for as I’m sure most of you guys are doing at home as well. Family, friends, etc. is implied so I’m going to add a few other things I love to love!:

image 1. Free Printables
 
image 2. Beautiful Flowy Scarves

image 3. Apple Cider

image 4. Public Libraries
 
image 5. All Christmas, All The Time, Radio Stations

image  6. Things That Make Me Go, “Aww!”
 
Capture 7. Nostalgia

image 8. Owls
 
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image  9. Things That Make You Feel Like A Lady
 
image10. Warm Socks
 
image 11. Romance
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Once again, a very Happy Thanksgiving to you all! (and good luck if you are braving tomorrow’s sales!)

(Picture credits Pinterest)

Monday, November 21, 2011

-Snapshot Of The Week-

image“Do the things you know, and you shall learn the truth you need to know.”
-Ms Louisa May Alcott

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Friday, November 18, 2011

Pinning Party!

imageHello my lovely people, today has been a snowy, cozy, tea filled day and I thought I would add Pinterest-filled to that list by sharing some of the things I’ve pinning away at lately. Enjoy!

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Hope you all have a beautiful weekend!

(Photo credit Pinterest)