Homemade nonpareils, felt Christmas tree ornaments + more {101 Days of Christmas}

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Each week this holiday season, I’m sharing seven of my very favorite 101 Days of Christmas projects from the archives. I'd like to think it's the joy and the wonder that makes me love Christmas so much, but maybe it's really all of the chocolate and baked goods... :) {63} Homemade Nonpareils My mom and I are…

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Hot cocoa in a jar, candy cane reindeer + more {101 Days of Christmas}

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Each week this holiday season I’m sharing seven of my very favorite 101 Days of Christmas projects from the archives. We never make it until Thanksgiving before turning on Christmas music (which probably isn't surprising given our track record for putting our tree up on Halloween), and these days I often turn on the peaceful Christmas playlist…

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Peanut butter blossoms, Christmas wassail + more {101 Days of Christmas}

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Each week this holiday season I’m sharing seven of my very favorite 101 Days of Christmas projects from the archives. We're officially halfway to Christmas with just 52 days to go! If you haven't started planning yet, it's not too late to print our free Christmas planner and organize your thoughts on paper so that you'll have…

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Homemade hot chocolate, DIY photo keychains + more {101 Days of Christmas}

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Each week this holiday season I’m sharing seven of my very favorite 101 Days of Christmas projects from the archives. I love Christmas traditions—from driving to see Christmas lights after our annual sibling gift exchange shopping trip to hot cocoa on Christmas Eve while we read 'Twas the Night Before Christmas. While surprises are fun, there's something…

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Handprint canvases, Scrabble tile ornaments + more {101 Days of Christmas}

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Each week this holiday season, I’m sharing seven of my very favorite 101 Days of Christmas projects from the archives. One of my very favorite Christmases was the year we declared it a "handmade holiday" and spent months preparing for Christmas by brainstorming and handmaking gifts for our kids and various family members. That was the…

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Chocolate-dipped pretzel rods, photo block ornaments + more {101 Days of Christmas}

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Each week I’m sharing seven of my very favorite 101 Days of Christmas projects from the archives. Soon I'm going to print out my Christmas planner and start making plans for the holidays. Although I don't use every page in the planner, the gift ideas and gift list pages are a huge help to me as grandparents…

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Hanging pinecones, French madeleines + more {101 Days of Christmas}

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Each week I'm sharing seven of my very favorite 101 Days of Christmas projects from the archives. When I think back to my childhood Christmases, I can picture unpacking Christmas ornaments by the warm glow of the Christmas lights and the taste of certain treats that we made every year. All of my Christmases blend…

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Chocolate-covered espresso beans, printable bows + more {101 Days of Christmas}

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Each week I’m sharing seven of my very favorite 101 Days of Christmas projects from the archives. It's been cooler this past week, which makes me even more excited for Christmas (I don't think I could live in the southern hemisphere—or even in the south—where Christmas happens during warm weather months!), and my family is already…

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Handprint calendars, biscotti + more {101 Days of Christmas}

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Each week I’m sharing seven of my very favorite 101 Days of Christmas projects from the archives. A friend of mine posts a daily Christmas countdown starting in mid-September (clearly we were destined to be friends!), and according to today's post, there are 95 days until Christmas—I love it! Here are this week's "best of" posts:…

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The best of 101 Days of Christmas: FREE 2015 Christmas planner + more

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For the past four years we have spent each September through December completely focused on Christmas. If you've been hanging out around here for any time at all, you know that I absolutely love Christmas—the sparkly lights, the traditions, the gift giving, the charity...all of it! This year, however, I have an almost-full-time job outside of blogging,…

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