I had a bunch of stockings left over from when the kids were little, from service projects, from gifts, and the stocking from when I was little. I had exactly 24 of of them. I made numbers and made a clothesline on our stairs to the basement and turned them into an countdown putting up one each day from Dec. 1-14. I love them!
We have a little forgotten corner in our basement landing. It is the end of a little hall that leads to a bathroom and the storage area's. But it is a cute little corner. I had a couple of Christmas things left and my goal this year was to use everything and what didn't get used was given to someone who could use it. I had our five year old grandson with me when I went downstairs to get something. He looked at the corner and said, "Oh Grandma Mimmi Sugar Ball Miss ( I don't know why he callse me all these names but I love it!) Everyplace is so Christmasy Cute!" All of the work and hassel of decorating our house for Christmas is worth it. He knows I love Christmas - he knows I love the reason for Christmas is the birth of a precious baby in a manger in Bethlehem that changed my life when I accepted Him as my Savior, he knows and he is five and it is all worth it. Here is the corner.