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Chestnuts Roasting on an Open Fire…..

December 6, 2009

….Jack Frost is definitely nipping at our noses here in Illinois!

Did you miss my Chilly Chili 5k Recap? Click HERE to read about my frosty fun and my new PR!!!

After running my freezing 5k yesterday, I decided to get prettied up for some errands and Christmas decorating.  I was trying to get in the spirit! Warning…lots of pics ahead!!


Here is a before pic of what the sitting room looked like:


Here are the during shots:

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Here is me hating on the Bears!!  And giving some love to the Packers!!

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The dogs were NOT impressed with the decorating hustle and bustle and were hiding.

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I have quite a few Arizona themed ornaments due to our family vacations there, but this one is downright scary for a Christmas ornament! Here is my scared face:


All decorated after pics:


Then we did a family photo shoot so the dogs could get in the spirit! (Are you still with me?!)

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Yes, that is a 90 pound golden retriever on my lap….he LOVES laps!

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Outside looking in….




7 Comments leave one →
  1. December 6, 2009 3:33 pm

    MIstletoe suspended throughout each home is a must! Happy St. Nicholas Day 🙂 Love Mom and Dad

  2. rubythewes permalink
    December 6, 2009 4:30 pm

    Looks absolutely lovely. Merry Christmas. 🙂

    Jackie @ TriToLose

  3. molly permalink
    December 6, 2009 8:17 pm

    I really like your glasses! Random – I know! But I do.

    And I like the picture of your tree through the window! Pretty!!

    Ho Ho Ho! (I know how to spell that now – hee hee)

  4. December 6, 2009 11:26 pm

    Beautiful! It’s hard to get in the Christmas spirit living on a tropical island, but I think this week the decorations are coming out. 🙂

  5. December 7, 2009 4:02 pm

    Awww I love it all, especially the tree in the window! 🙂
    You and your man are too cute!!!

  6. December 7, 2009 8:21 pm

    Aww, it looks like a fun day of Chritmas stuff!


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