No this is not my tree...oh how I wish it was, I'd be done. LOL. This is my daughter Karen's tree. She sets her tree up in the kitchen . They have a table for the kids to do homework there. They spend a lot of time in the kitchen. At least Karen does cooking and cleaning.
We have been having beautiful days like this about all week. Some have been windy, chilly but oh so pretty.
I will show a couple sunsets from this week. You know it's one of my favorite things to photograph.
This one thru the neighbor's apple trees. We have had pretty blue skies through the day and fiery sunsets.
Okay, I must have lied...I normally don't Christmas shop for much. :):) But with great grandchildren, I did go shopping at Kohl's. As I was typing this, OMG, I forgot Leo...now I will have to go back. I bought these PJ's at 1/2 off. Thank goodness otherwise it would have cost 90 dollars for these three sets. Yikes. I do not spend like that. These belong to Luke, Max and Layla. I fear they are all too big. :(
A big lego type toy for Layla , one for Max and a musical giraffe for Luke. No deals here . I told Ted I have lost my knack....I would never have ever paid full price for toys before. I had no coupons for Kohl's and I never go shopping without coupons. What happened? Well live and learn , hopefully.
Wishing all a great weekend, filled with some fun. Be safe out on the roads. XO
you live in such a beautiful area,, I love all that wide open spaces,, your daughters tree is lovely and I like that she puts it where it will be enjoyed the most. I've lost my shopping skills if I ever had any lol,, but you have a great job finished with lovely gifts too!ReplyDelete
Laurie, I will have to go back to the stores and get baby Leo gifts...I completely forgot about him , till I laid out the PJ's and toys once I got home. I like our open spaces most times. When the wind is blowing hard, I always wish the woods around here were nearer. :) Blessings to you, xoxo, SusieDelete
Susie..you take the most magical sunset photos...I just drink them in! I love that your daughter decorates such a gorgeous tree and places it in the kitchen which is the hub of the home..the children must just love this!ReplyDelete
Thank you Betsy. I love sky pictures. I think most of the activities at my daughter's is in the kitchen. When we visit, we are most likely around her table and having coffee. Karen's like me we have to use the decorations our kids made for the tree. LOL Blessings, xoxo, SusieDelete
You are so blessed with a wonderful family. I know they will love everything you got. We are having wonderful weather here for now. I think winter is coming to Missouri next week. We sure need rain. Bless you dear lady!! And thank you for praying for my mom. WE BELIEVE IN HEALING!!!ReplyDelete
Yes honey, I am blessed with my family. I love everyone of them. I also have lots of siblings, which I did not always appreciate while growing up. But we learn in life , hopefully. I think old man winter is just so close here also. I will keep your mother and family in my prayers. Blessings to all, xoxo, SusieDelete
Your daughter's tree is so pretty! We've had nice weather too - I love your pretty sunset photos. I enjoyed seeing the gifts for your little ones. Hope you have a great weekend.ReplyDelete
Thank you Mildred. I am glad to have my gifts bought, but wish I could have saved more. Also that I had not forgotten new baby Leo's gift. I will be going back this week. LOL. Blessings, xoxo, SusieDelete
What a pretty tree! I finally got mine up yesterday! The sunset photos are beautiful! Have a great weekend!ReplyDelete
Hi Pilar, You will have to post your tree pictures. :):) We love seeing each other's decorations. I know my old tree will be laughable, but I enjoy just getting it put together. LOL. Hope your weekend is fun and good weather. We have about 3 more nice days , then they are saying Snow..bummer. Blessings to you honey, xoxo, SusieDelete
I posted the tree on my blog yesterday :) I love seeing everyone decorations too! Did you see the Christmas DIY post? I decided to do the DIY and tree posts separately. The weather is supposed to be warm again today, but I think we're getting a cold front next week.Delete
It's funny what happens when you are shopping for little ones lol...it's just too fun! It surely is beautiful where you live, Susie!ReplyDelete
Linda, We sure can over spend when shopping for grands. :) I have a couple more things to get and then it's wrapping time. Plus I have all the decorating to do here. Time gets away from me more and more these days.Blessings, xoxo, SusieDelete
What a wonderful idea to have the tree in the kitchen. Mother's sunny kitchen was my favorite room growing up. I know it was fun shopping for those adorable grandkids. Enjoy December!ReplyDelete
Karen, My daughter's kitchen is huge. She kept her little kitchen table for a homework/craft table. So the children could leave the books out while eating their dinner and be in the kitchen when Karen was cooking and cleaning up. Blessings to you, SusieDelete
Very pretty sunsets. Have fun shopping for your grandkids....the tree is beautiful.ReplyDelete
Thank you Louise. Hope you are doing well there. I love seeing your lovely cards. I will soon have my decorating finish...I am being positive. :) Blessings, xoxo, SusieDelete
Sunsets are beautiful this time of year..as are sunrises although I rarely see them ;)ReplyDelete
Beautiful tree..I don't put one up any longer..
Hi Missy, I love getting good sunset shots. I do not get the sunrise, because of the woods to the east . I often think , do I really want to put the tree up...then I do, because I remember wanting a tree and not having them every Christmas while growing up. I know there will come a day when it will be a tiny table top tree, then none. Blessings to you, xoxo, SusieDelete
How wonderful to have the tree in the kitchen area for all to enjoy while working. Smart idea.ReplyDelete
Isn't it fun shopping for the great grandkids... Our little Tristan loves PJ...hard to get him in clothes. HaHa Those buys at Khols are really cute.
Wanda, Karen's kitchen is big and open, more than her living room. She used to put the tree on the closed in porch, then the living room, now it's the kitchen. They are in there a lot. I think my grands will have to grow into these PJ's I bought. They are way too big.LOL I will leave the tags on and the parents can return them, if they choose. Blessings to you, xoxo, SusieDelete
Susie, sometimes I have coupons at home and forget to bring them, and many places grant me the coupon if they are still having the sale going on. You just have to ask, and of course, it depends on how nice the sales person is. What cute outfits for all the kids. Love that red plaid one. Karen's Christmas tree is beautiful. We're getting ours this weekend. Susie, I love the sunsets in your area and wide open roads. You take the loveliest sunrise and sunset pictures.ReplyDelete
I never even thought of asking about the coupons while there. Sheri, I will do that from now on. I always use my card for the extra points. Of course when the bill arrives, I pay it in full on the spot. I have told my children this is the way to shop...use the card for a month, then pay it in full. LOL. I am not sure any of them learn enough about finances from me. I do know for a fact they shop the sales racks first. LOL. Raising 4 daughters, I was always shopping sales. :) Blessings to you for a fun filled weekend. love you, xoxo, SusieDelete
I love a pretty sky! We just don't see much of it because of all the trees around us. Your pictures are beautiful!ReplyDelete
No tree decorated here yet....everything is still in the attic above the garage :(
Wishing you a delightful weekend!
Hi Doris, I love living in town, but here in the country I do see more of the sunset and horizon. The sunrises come up over the woods down the road and it's late by then. Good luck getting your decorating done...I wish I had my girls back home when it's that time. LOL. Blessings to you and yours, xoxo, SusieDelete
Little ones steal our hearts and make us shop at stores we don't usually go into and spend money without coupons. But it's so worth it. Love those little pjs.ReplyDelete
Love the Gingham plaid dress! That pattern is a big thing this year.ReplyDelete
Things happen when we shop for our Grands....lol. I'm having trouble not continuing to buy all the time. The outfits are just darling, you did great.ReplyDelete