Wonderfull Wednesday!

Last night we hosted a Christmas Tea for the ladies of our church. It was really a Christmas Concert Tea – and it was lovely. Besides the fact that I love Tea – I. Love. Christmas!

Always have! My birthday is next week, and I loved the fact that I was always able to celebrate my birthday amidst the lights and festivity of the Christmas season.


Do you love Christmas? Do you love the shopping and gift giving? The baking and family get togethers? The snow and lights and the frost on the windowpanes?

Here are some GREAT thing to help make your holiday season brighter…

12 Days of Cookies from FoodNetwork. Its not too late to subscribe! (Oh, and here’s Paula Deen’s Snowflake Cookies recipe – a fan favorite!) Sign up to receive some free cookie recipes to add to your Christmas cookie file!

Lands End is joining with Twitter for the 12 Days of Twitter giveaways! From 12-1 pm CST for 12 days, Lands End is hosting great giveaways! To participate, simply log in to Twitter, follow @LEprAmanda and answer the questions she posts each afternoon using #landsend in each tweet! Simple as that. Monday was the first day, and they gave away 60+ lovely gifts!!!

Oh and be SURE to checkout the AWESOME Christmas Giveaway 2009 going on at 5 Minutes for Moms. Seriously. Janice & Susan are SO generous with the giveaways and have over 30 giveaways to enter. From a Veggie Tales DVD Collection that would make my girls SING – to a $250 gift certificate to Doodle Tags (which would make any mom sing!) These giveaways end FRIDAY, 12/4 – so it is NOT too late to hop in and get entered for your favorite items!

Over at Mommies Coffee Break, I’ve posted Teaporia’s December specials! Not only will you find a couple of delicious Teas at 25% savings in December, but you’ll find all children’s tea sets and cookie cutters 20% off too!!!