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    Thanksgiving

    I love holidays.  I love time with family and food and presents.  I also love decorations.  My house feels dressed up, and I get to be creative.  I bought the Indian corn, gourd, and pumpkin at the grocery store for $5.00, and the mini straw bales from a craft store for $10.00.  I’m happy with how it turned out :)

    Do you decorate for holidays?  Do you just hang a wreath on the door or do you have an inflatable Santa and 9 reindeer on your roof?  How do you decide and why?

    2 Responses to “Decorations”

    1. Maryanne says:

      I’ve been thinking about this recently, trying to figure out how to decorate for Thanksgiving. I like your idea. :)

      I have a difficult time with decorations, because I have a tendency to go overboard, and then I have to store everything. So I kind of stick to Christmas decor for my commitment. :) I’m thinking that seasonal table runners might be the way to go though- a taste of homemade (even if they’re not) and easy to move if you need to.

    2. Carolyn says:

      I like Brandy’s decorations. They’re real.

      One thing about thanksgiving – you can get real decorations. Even some you can eat later: squashes, pomegranates, apples, etc. Even decorative popcorn (though getting it off the cob can be a challenge). I don’t go in for decorations much. Partly because of storage issues. We have friends who have a box for each major holiday, though. They think carefully about what goes into each box. Not just decorations, but inspirational stuff, etc. I guess if you can fit it in the box, it’s not too much.