Monday, November 26, 2012

Scenes from Thanksgiving & Merry On

Hi Friends,
Well, I can officially say Merry Christmas!,cause the Merry season has begun! I have some scenes from my Thanksgiving ,some peeks before the family arrived and the festivities began.

We always have some sort of display or activity to emphasize Gratitude, this year was the Blessings Tree/ Branch. I started it off, others added their leaves later.I used 4 Burlap Placemats (I won from giveaway at White Weathered Hutch last year) for a table runner.

Edible tablescape ,the candy corn added color and fun.

The Count Your Blessings printable is from Saying it Sweet , I reduced size to add as a label for bottle vase .

The leaves are a freebie from The Celebration Shoppe.

The Weekend before Thanksgiving we went to a mall to shop, They were ready for Christmas.

We enjoyed a ride in a one horse open sleigh. Yeah!

Stopped by Barnes and Noble  and saw a little elf on a self

and a cute little red-nosed deer.

Wow, I hope that's for me ! tee hee

Met this friendly snow person in the Ross store

Also ,we put the tree up in the Family Room.

For a minute ,we put peppermint dog in the tree.

This bokeh  Christmas Tree pic  looks wild.

Some beautiful sky pics. 

I hope you will enjoy this Christmas Season & I wish you to 

I will leave you with this wonderful verse form the Bible :

A merry heart makes a happy face;a broken heart crushes the spirit.
Proverbs 15:13

I am joining : ,Macro Monday,Mandarin Orange Monday
Blue MondayMellow Yellow Monday,
Ruby Tuesday 2,Our World Tuesday,
Outdoor Wednesday,Rednesday,
This Or That Thursday,Orange You Glad It's Friday
Sky Watch Friday, It's A Hodgepodge Friday

Love & Prayers,


  1. I really enjoyed all your photos! What a fun time shopping you had. I'm trying to get ready here but I don't have my tree up yet! Soon I hope.
    hugs, Linda

  2. Gosh! Lots of colors. Too many photos to pick a favorite. It's indeed that time of year!

  3. Amazing colors! You should stop by my blog on Friday and submit these to Orange You Glad Its Friday, a meme celebrating the color Orange! Hope to see you there!

  4. Love your banner with the THankgiving printables on the bottle. We were just talking about Elf on a Shelf the other day. I love it!

  5. I like your idea of the Thanksgiving Tree! I also LOVE the idea of a sleigh ride! Gonna find one of those this season! Thanks for "signing up" for my workshop!
    sandy : )

  6. This sky is blue-tiful!

    Thanks for sharing.

    Happy Blue Monday, Myrna.

  7. Myrna those are some fantastic photos! I especially like the sunset.

  8. Great ideas of those bottles, I have a lot of that kind at home.

    My BLUE
    As always, your comment makes me giddy!

  9. What a wonderful post and fun with family. I admire your christmas decorations. You had given me an idea:) thamks

  10. Looks like you are keeping very busy. I love the idea of the blessing tree. I will have to try that sometime; perhaps as a permanent display.
    Enjoy getting ready for Christmas. Hugs. xx

  11. A very christmasy and very colourful collection! Thank you for taking part in Mandarin Orange Monday:)

  12. Wow! Myrna you are so creative with decorating ~ You must have great fun at your house ~ Love the sky photos too! Be Merry ~ (A Creative Harbor) ^_^

    ps ~ thanks for coming by ^_^

  13. What a happy post! I love the way you can tell a story with your pictures! you always make me smile and make me feel happy!

  14. I love the tree branch idea. I would have eaten those candy corns before anyone else saw them.. I do love them!! Your tree looks so very grand and pretty. Seems like last Christmas was just here! How time flies. I love all the pretty pictures.


  15. Pretty pictures, Myrna! You always have such lovely holiday decorations.

  16. Yours must surely be the house of fun.

  17. What a lovely post. I love your family tradition "Count Your Blessings", a great idea. Great photos.


  18. I love your photos, but I most especially love your sky photos this week! Your tree looks fantastic and I'm very impressed with how you decorate so wonderfully.

  19. One thing I love about you is that you have balance. Jesus and creativity, all in one. To me that makes sense, he loves us so much and it's all about him, family and friends and pure love. Love all the photo's especially that elf, on the shelf!!!

  20. Hi Myrna! Thank you so much for visiting and commiserating with me over the rapidly passing days. I am dizzy from it all. ;)

    Wonderful photos as always, I especially love the ones outside your house, so very pretty - sky and trees. I love your Thanksgiving decor, your Blessings Tree is so charming and I'm all inspired.

    Happy happy holidays!

  21. Oh what lovely colors and such fun! WOW! That tree is huge and gorgeous! And my grandkids have been enjoying the hide n seek elf at their house. Thank you for a delightful visit for Rednesday.

  22. Hi Myrna,

    I'm your tag swap partner! Please email me so we can exchange info!

    hugs, Linda

  23. Always love to see what you're up to Myrna. Your tree is wondrous. Enjoy the season.

  24. Hi, your blog is very nice. And I'm glad that you are ready for the Christmas.I hope my family feels the same,yeah, I really wish.

  25. So many inspiring photos Myrna, and you always take such fun shots when you're out shopping! My husband is finally bringing the tree down from the attic this weekend. Can't wait to get started!
    Happy REDnesday,

  26. You always do such wonderful amazingful parties <3 I love the Christmas pictures, too. =)

  27. I would like to invite you to join me at the Clever Chicks Blog Hop this week!

    I hope you can make it!
    Kathy Shea Mormino
    The Chicken Chick

  28. Bear With Me...T'is the season♫ Enjoy♪

  29. Hi your decorations and pics. You got me into the holiday spirit and when the girls wake up...we're off to the mall to do Christmas shopping. Hope you have another incredible day out there.

  30. Beautiful capture. Happy sky watching.


  31. I reckon you had a great Thanksgiving with your positive approach. Count your blessings and name them one by one. I will remember that as we enter the first Sunday of advent.
    Your wonderful pictures always make me thrilled with joy. You are an expert in original ways of sharing.
    Happy Advent time to you and your house.

  32. A Happy Christmas season to you and yours Myrna.

  33. Thank you for your participation in Orange You Glad It's Friday. Hope to see you back again this week!!!

    Hood Photo Blog


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