I Will Honour Christmas In My Heart

I will honour Christmas in my heart,
and try to keep it all the year.
I will live in the Past, the Present, and the Future.
The Spirits of all Three shall strive within me.
I will not shut out the lessons that they teach!

~ Charles Dickens, A Christmas Carol

WELCOME TO MY CHRISTMAS BLOG!!

WELCOME TO MY CHRISTMAS BLOG!!
Christmas is my favorite Holiday and my favorite time of year!

I go all out decorating our small townhouse for all Holidays but especially Christmas!

Every room in our home has a different Christmas Theme and Color Scheme!!

19 Christmas Trees in 2012!!

I prove that you do not have to live in a large home to have several Trees!

This blog is dedicated to All Things Christmas!!

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Tuesday, August 26, 2014

Christmas Finds at the Flea Market!!

 Today along with my regular weekly linky parties, I am linking up to the Countdown to Christmas Linky Party over at The Journey Back, hosted by Sherry!!
Sherry hosts a weekly Christmas Linky Party every Tuesday!!

Also, I am a day late for Rudolph Day, the 25th of each month!!
 Last week, I assisted in running our Church Flea Market.  We had a 4 car garage filled with donated items that were not priced when they were brought down into our Parish Center!!!

This is what it looked like at first...... 
 

  Myself and a crew of at least 15 people for 3 mornings turned that into this.......
Amazing!! And what a fantastic group of workers and friends I have!!

I will be posting more about the Flea Market and what came home with me in a day or so on my regular Blog and when I do I will add a link here......

But I do want to share with you some of my Christmas Finds!!!

First off, is one of 2 gold table toppers......
Our Church is having a Harvest Tea in October where a hostess picks a theme and decorates her tables/tables according to that theme.  Mine for this year is White and Gold Christmas!!

More goodies......
Loved this white and gold Santa!!
And this pink one too!!
He was sitting in a chair which was broke but I can easily find somewhere else for him to sit!!
Yes, he was a mere $1.00!
Ornaments.....
You can always use shatterproof balls!!
And bell ornies with snowmen painted on them!!

And snowball looking ones too!!
And I also bought this set of 4 place mats which will go well in my Kitchen all year round as my Kitchen is red.......
And they are reversible and will work well for Valentine's Day too!!
Look at this sweet light up snow man!!
And the gold piece of fabric that he is sitting on!!
These towels looked like they were hardly used......
I washed them up and they will look great in my Powder Room when it is decorated with Snow Buddies!!
So those are my new Christmas Treasures!!
I think I did pretty good, don't you????


A Debbie-Dabble Christmas

I am linking up to these parties:
 
WEDNESDAY 
Vintage Inspiration Party
Wednesdays Make, Bake and Create party
 Fluster's Creative Muster Wednesday's
  Wednesdays Adorned From Above Linky Party
Wow Us Wednesday
Sizzle into Summer Party
 Project Parade Party
What's It Wednesday
 Ducks in a Row Wonderful Wednesdays Blog Hop 
 Worthwhile Wednesdays 
Wake Up Wednesdays 
Whatever Goes Wednesday 
 Wow Me Wednesday
 Rednesday 
  Before and After Party

Home and Garden Party Thursday
  Homemaking Weekend Link Up Party
Time Travel Thursday
Share Your Cup Thursday
 Thursday Favorite Things Blog Hop 
  Create it Thursday 
Inspired Creations Linky Party
Grace at Home Party
Handmade Hangout Party
 Fabulously Frugal Thursdays
 Thursday Sweet Haute Share Linky Party
Weekend Retreat Linky Party

 FRIDAY
The Creative Exchange
 Simple and Sweet Fridays
Home Sweet Home Friday
  Fridays Unfolded Linky Party
 Show and Tell Friday
  Let's Get Real Friday Party
  Feathered Nest Friday
 Friday Favorites
 Flaunt It Fridays
 Fabulously Creative Friday Linky Party at Jennifer Rizzo's
  Eat. Create. Party
 What To Do Weekends
Inspire Me Please Weekend Blog Hop
 Anything Goes Linky Party
Anything Blue  Fridays
The Party Bunch
Friday's Five Features Party 
Craft Frenzy Friday 
Creativity Unleashed Link Party 
  Inspiration Gallery Link Party
Fabulous Fridays 
The Feature Friday Link Palooza
Friday Favorites

SATURDAY
Best of the Weekend Party
 The Creative Collection Link Party
From the Farm Blog Hop
Pink Saturday
 Strut Your Stuff Saturdays
  Serenity  Saturday
Say G' Day Saturday 
 Weekends Are Fun Blog Hop

SUNDAY
Bouquet of Talent Linky Party
That DIY Party
Submarine Sunday
Share It One More Time Sundays
DIY SHowcase 
 Clever Chicks Blog Hop 
Sunday Showcase 
Share It Sunday
Link It or Lump It Sunday
Sundays at Home
Sunday's Best Partay! -monthly

Mod Vintage Mix Monday
 Make It Pretty Monday
 Monday Link Party 
Inspire Me Monday 
  Blue Monday
 Creative Mondays

  TUESDAY
 Show and Share Party
Please take some time to visit these terrific hosts and all those joining in on the fun!

Thanks so much for stopping by today and every day that you take the time to visit with me!

Hugs,
Debbie


Thursday, July 24, 2014

It's Rudolph Day and Christmas in July!!!!

 It's Rudolph Day!!!

The 25th of the month!!!

And

It's is also July 25th, Natasha's Christmas in July party!!
 Click HERE( not up yet) to link to the party!!!!

I also want to mention that my bloggy friend, Sherry, over at The Journey Back,  is hosting a Christmas Countdown Linky Party every Tuesday from here on in until Christmas!!!!
So please stop by and link up any old or new Christmas posts!!!!

HERE is a link to last week's party!!

Be sure to visit and link up to Natasha's and Sherry's parties!!

New since last Christmas Season.......

I have a Button for this, my Christmas blog!!!!!!
 Made for me by the wonderful Robin , over at Fluster Buster!!

Feel free to Grab It from my Side Bar!!!

Now I would like to share some of my recent Christmas finds with you!!

Some I already posted over my my regular blog, Debbie Dabble........

These pretties were 3/$1.00 at a Town Wide Yard Sale I went to in June!!
 I grabbed them as fast as I could!!

I bought these at a Church Flea Market.......
 Loved the soaps and the price of them too!!
And at the same Flea Market, this green depression glass bowl for 25 cents!!!
 It will match several others that I use at Christmas time.

This can be used for Christmas and left out for the entire Winter.......
Brand New and only $4.99 at Salvation Army!!!!
 This Christmas swag was $5.99 at Salvation Army!!
 This past weekend, Joe and I went to an Estate Sale in our townhouse development and also to a Florist Shop and Warehouse Liquidation Sale!!!

What fun I had!!!!

Here are some Christmas things that I bought......

At the Estate sale, I bought this set of Angels were $1.00
 They were used as ornaments but they have hooks on the back to hang them on the wall and are plaster like and say made in Italy on the back of them!!!!!

Not sure how I will use them yet......

At the Florist Shop and Warehouse,I bought these there in the Gift Shop section.....
 They will be perfect in my Kitchen!!
 Check out the price for each one!!!
 Yes, only $3.00 each!!!!!!  From $12.50!!!

At 1:00 pm, everything was dropped to half price so we went back!!!!!

These were $1.00!!

 They will go somewhere in my Powder Room.......

These were originally $4.00 each but went down to $2.00 each!!
 I may do Christmas arrangements in them to sell at the Craft Fairs i do or i may just keep them.....
 More ornaments that went down to $1.00 each!!
 See the original price!!
 OOOPS!! I had the blue one turned around......
 You may remember that I did this Christmas Tablescape last year using these Old Curiosity Shop dishes......
   I only had a few pieces until.......

I went to Salvation Army and found these.....
 There were more and I should have bought them but I didn't and I can now kick myself but I am glad with what I did buy!!
 They look very Charles Dicken's Scrooge like to me and that is why I like to use them at Christmas!!

Each piece was only $1.00 each!!!

I added a new Header picture for this blog too....
I love this photo of the front of our house with snow.....

It is hard to believe that it now looks like this......
 What a difference!!!!

Do you see those urns......

Our Church was throwing them out because they were falling apart......
Well, they looked perfect to me and came home with me!!

I am so looking forward to decorating them for Christmas .......

I have pathway trees that i may stick in them and then decorate the trees with red shatter proof balls.......

What do you think????

Click HERE and HERE  
to see what I bought at the end of last Christmas season for this coming Christmas season and what i used through the year.....

I am linking up to these parties:

Christmas in July Party

Christmas Countdown Linky Party 
 
FRIDAY
 Simple and Sweet Fridays
Home Sweet Home Friday
Be Inspired Fridays
  Fridays Unfolded Linky Party
 Show and Tell Friday
  Let's Get Real Friday Party
  Feathered Nest Friday
 Friday Favorites
 Flaunt It Fridays
 Fabulously Creative Friday Linky Party at Jennifer Rizzo's
  Eat. Create. Party
 What To Do Weekends
Inspire Me Please Weekend Blog Hop
 Anything Goes Linky Party
Anything Blue  Fridays
The Party Bunch
Friday's Five Features Party 
Craft Frenzy Friday 
Creativity Unleashed Link Party 
  Inspiration Gallery Link Party
 The Creative Exchange
Fertilizer Friday 
Weekends Are Fun Blog Hop 
Fabulous Fridays 
 The Feature Friday Link Palooza

SATURDAY
Best of the Weekend Party
 The Creative Collection Link Party
From the Farm Blog Hop
Pink Saturday
 Strut Your Stuff Saturdays
Saturday Show and Tell 
  Serenity  Saturday
Say G' Day Saturday 
What I've Been Buying- Monthly Party
Party Junk

SUNDAY
Bouquet of Talent Linky Party
That DIY Party
Submarine Sunday
Share It One More Time Sundays
DIY SHowcase 
 Clever Chicks Blog Hop 
Sunday Showcase 
Share It Sunday
Link It or Lump It Sunday
Sundays at Home
Sunday's Best Partay! -monthly
  Seasonal Sunday

Mod Vintage Mix Monday
 Make It Pretty Monday
 Monday Link Party 
Inspire Me Monday 
  Blue Monday

  TUESDAY
 Show and Share Party
Wednesdays Make, Bake and Create party
 Fluster's Creative Muster Wednesday's
Wow Us Wednesday
Sizzle into Summer Party
 Project Parade Party
What's It Wednesday
 Ducks in a Row Wonderful Wednesdays Blog Hop 
 Before and After Party
 Worthwhile Wednesdays 
Wake Up Wednesdays 
Whatever Goes Wednesday 
 Pretty Wednesdays Linky Party
 Wow Me Wednesday
 Rednesday 
 Wednesdays Adorned From Above Linky Party

Home and Garden Party Thursday
  Homemaking Weekend Link Up Party
Time Travel Thursday
 Open House Party
Share Your Cup Thursday
Vintage Thingie Thursday
 Thursday Favorite Things Blog Hop 
  Create it Thursday 
Inspired Creations Linky Party
Grace at Home Party
Handmade Hangout Party
 Fabulously Frugal Thursdays
 Thursday Sweet Haute Share Linky Party
Garden Party

Please take some time to visit these terrific hosts and all those joining in on the fun!

Thanks so much for stopping by today and every day that you take the time to visit with me!

Hugs,
Debbie
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