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how to use thrifted silver in Christmas decor
Welcome to the next installment of THRIFTED GOODIES! If you enjoy thrift shopping and love the thrill of the hunt, then, this post is for you.  Silver plate is one of the things I always look for while thrift shopping, and thrifted silver makes great accent pieces for the Christmas holiday.
how to make a holiday candle ring from a fall burlap leaf wreath
I am so excited to share with you today a craft that can preform double duty. I created this burlap leaf wreath for our Thanksgiving | late fall decor. Now I converted it to a Christmas candle ring. Come on in and let me show you how to make a holiday burlap pine candle ring …
Home Imagined Link Party #32
Welcome to the 32nd Home Imagined Link Party. The place where you can share ideas and inspiration related to all things home. Please come in, we are so happy to have you over for this lively party.
our masterpiece Christmas tree tradition
The Christmas tree is in the house!!! Whether you are team artificial or team real, it's TIME to get your Christmas tree set up for the season. Our kiddos are college age so we took the opportunity to get our tree the day after Thanksgiving while they were home, which is now tradition. Then we …
how to decorate an outdoor birdbath for Christmas
Hi friends! I hope everyone had a healthy and happy Thanksgiving and now the Christmas festivities are full speed ahead. Decorating the outside of our homes is just as important as all the festive decor we sprinkle inside. Today I am sharing how to decorate a birdbath with Christmas cheer.
Thanksgiving welcome ideas
Thanksgiving week is upon us folks and it's a favorite around here! I am sure it is for many people as well. I love setting the mood around our home. Here are some Thanksgiving welcome ideas from our home to yours.

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MaryJo Materazo
MaryJo Materazo

Hello, Hola, Bonjour! I’m a vintage soul, who’s married to my honey, aka Mr. M., who made all my dreams come true. He made me a wife, he made me a mother and he makes me laugh each & every day. My life revolves around my family & my home and on this blog I share all the pieces of this wonderful life. I love all things that are weathered, tattered, tarnished, rusted, faded, shabby, & distressed because they have a story to tell. Here- I tell my story, which includes my love for home decor, gardening, entertaining, cooking, traveling, crafting and anything that makes life pretty, fun & interesting. Welcome & thanks for visiting. XO

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