Tuesday, December 31, 2013

My So-Called Instagram Life (Christmas 13 Edition)


I can't believe it is practically 2014.  Where has the time gone?  I haven't been able to spend much time on this blog recently, but it hasn't been from a lack of desire.  Here is a recap of my holiday.  

We put our tree in a new location this year and got new, more colorful lights.  I really like the way it turned out.  


I participated in the Fat Mum Slim Secret Santa gift exchange this year.  I had a lot of fun putting together a package for my new Aussie friend.


I also really enjoyed receiving gifts from my Aussie secret Santa (thank you, Amara).  


My sweet husband surprised me with a Benefit advent calendar, which had a mini-product in it for each day leading up to Christmas.  It was really fun to discover what each square had in it each day.  I am now obsessed with the Coralista blush.    


We did a crab feed on Christmas Eve.  


My sweet sister-in-law gave me this sweet piece of art with a light up gnome in it.  
P.S.  I have decided that I am keeping him out all year, but he needs a name.  Any suggestions? 


Stocking stuffers for my 4-legged children.


Harriet loved her new sweater and Chewie stuffed animal


Petunia looked pretty in her new sweater dress.  Yes, I officially buy clothing for my dogs now.  


Some of my friends were lucky enough to get their gifts wrapped in this sweet wrapping paper I discovered at the dollar store.


We found Christmas Yoda for our front yard.


Two sweet girls chin-snuggling me in front of the tree made my day.


I buy a new Starbucks ornament every year, and this one I was able to decorate myself.


How cute are these lamb slippers from Bath & BodyWorks?


My husband slipped this cutie into my stocking.  He cracks me up.


I hope you all had a very happy holiday, whatever you celebrate.  I look forward 2014, and the promise of a fresh start that the new year always brings with it.  Happy new year to all!



7 comments:

oomph. said...

cute...love those four legged friends!! chewy is cute, too, lol!!

Amy Fashion Blog said...

looks like you had a great Christmas

Martie @ Spunkyrella said...

Happy New Year, Erin!

Christmas-Yoda made my day ;)

Emmylou said...

Thanks for sharing, Erin:) I want that Christmas YODA!!!!
And Happy New Year to you and your family.

Steph said...

Looks like a great Christmas! Your colorful tree looks beautiful :)

SizzleandZoom said...

What a wonderful, fun post. Loved it all. You've got a great sense of humor and a bought smiles to my face.I've missed your posts.

rooth said...

My sister totally wrapped my present in Justin Bieber wrapping paper this year. Happy 2014!

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