Sunday, December 22, 2019

Bits of Christmas

Agnes is all decked out for Christmas. This year our home is a little less decorated, but a little more formal...and a lot more Southern.

Nothing says Southern like magnolia leaves and boxwood. Doesn't Agnes look pretty with her boxwood garland and plaid bows?

Souvenirs from some of our travels grace the sideboard.

Vaillancourt  Santas...

are so colorful!


Today's tea tray...Susan Branch Santa mug and Rae Dunn napkins. 

Our wonderful neighbor makes a new ornament every year for our family and some others on our street. He cuts them from wood and paints them. I think this little guy is our all time favorite.


On Friday night, my husband was coming home from his Christmas office party. He was stopped at a red light and right in front of him two cars, going in opposite directions, crashed into each other. One driver took off and then the other driver went after him. It all happened outside a local watering hole...a.k.a. bar. More than likely both drivers were under the influence and wanted nothing to do with any police that might show up to investigate. Our county police force had road checks all over and MrMW saw all sorts of cars pulled over. Please be careful if you are out and about the next couple of days and nights!

Hope you are staying warm and enjoying some special time with family.

Enjoy the day,


  1. Agnes looks lovely. I have one Vaillancourt santa I got at a church sale for 1.00 I couldn't believe it when I tipped it over and saw the sticker.
    The weather has warmed a bit here so I will get out for a walk and finish up my cookies today.
    Merry Christmas

  2. I love the simplicity of your decorating. Simply beautiful and Agnes looks so festive.
    I, too, have one little Vaillancourt Santa. He's riding a pig.
    Merry Christmas to you, Mr. MW and of course dear Annie.

  3. Oh that's not good. I hope the two drivers did not get into a brawl. I love that garland, perfect for Agnes and the simple elegance of your decorating. Merry Christmas to you and your family.

  4. I'm glad that your husband wasn't involved in the accident. It would have been terrible especially so close to Christmas.
    Your little Santas are sweet and I like how you decorated Agnes.
    Merry Christmas to you, Annie and your husband.
    Hugs, Julia