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Trip to Taos!

Jason and I decided in the summer to take a trip around Christmas, just the two of us. We wanted to go to a ski town and be around the snow. We found the cutest place in Taos and thought we could drive down there. We spent the night in Amarillo on our way, at the Big Texan Inn, across the street from the Big Texan Ranch, one of our favorite pit stops! It was all decked out for Christmas. A good meal and a full night's sleep was awesome! The next day we headed to New Mexico! The GPS took us on an adventure. We ended up on this dirt road through the mountains. It was a little scary there for a while, wondering if we were on the right track, but before we knew it, it popped us off right at Angel Fire and we were on our way! It's a good thing Jason and I were in good spirits and laughing, we were both a little worried! We were pleasantly surprised by the town of Taos. It's a small village of nice resorts and restaurants. However, we were surprised about two weeks before arri…

Woman's Club Christmas Tour of Homes

Well, hello! It's been a while since I've blogged, not because nothing is going on but because I just have been preoccupied with some other things. I was asked this year to participate in the Grand Prairie Women's Club Christmas Tour of Homes. It was such an honor to be asked, and of course my first thought was I'd love to! This is right up my alley. After about a day of Christmas decorating, I was asking myself "what did I say yes to??" I was very excited about the event and couldn't wait to get to know some new people but it took a lot of work and preparation to get my house ready. Many people paid money to see this tour, but I'm going to give you a picture tour for FREE! How lucky do you feel right now?? Our living room took on a red and gold theme. I found myself using a lot of those colors throughout the area.




The breakfast nook had a gold and white theme. I really loved how this tree and space turned out. With all of the candles lit, and the …