Thanksgiving. Yep, that happened. Oh right … and the first two-thirds of December. That happened.
And in just a couple of weeks I’m going to be saying “2012. Yep, that happened”.
I try not to say it every month, but seriously, time is a flyin’. Who’s ready for Christmas? Yeah, me either. :/
So here’s a belated look back at what we called November 2012, a review of the month in minutes.
message in a bottle – it’s not really home related, but after so many homes were destroyed in Hurricane Sandy, and other than sending money I didn’t feel close enough to do anything helpful … I decided to send a message of hope in a bottle. Why not?
11 DIY Christmas ornaments – links to our tutorials for fun, festive and sentimental DIY Christmas ornaments
random acts of kindness advent tree – a FREE advent tree idea to count down the days to Christmas by spreading some love
10 DIY gift ideas – last year I gave driftwood Christmas trees to many family and friends, here is a list of a few items to get you inspired to DIY a few gifts this year.
JOY winter leaf wreath – have a fall wreath that could be updated with a little white spray paint for winter?
For all you budget travelers out there, I shared our top-secret list of 8 must have items to pack to help you save money on your next trip.
We started out by celebrating our first year here in style and in doing so I thought it’d be fun to share 31 random things about me, my blog and I. I know, weird. Speaking of weird …
So we had to follow it up by sharing a few random things about all of you. I asked and you answered a few fun questions in an accidentally not-so-anonymous survey … not survery. 😉
We actually had quite a bit of life happening around here in November. After all, it is the month of thankfulness and we have a lot to be thankful for. And we sure are thankful for that. And you, we’re incredibly thankful for you to share this space with. I do know that for sure.
And as soon as our vacations and family visits were over I
mourned the empty house started focusing on the work at hand. A handful of DIY projects at a rental house we have, to be more specific, and I started to get mentally prepared for home improvement.
For the last two weeks I have been trying to tackle a few long overdue projects and I am really looking forward to sharing them all with you. I will tell you, it felt good to work with a power saw again.
How did November wind up for you? Find yourself entertaining any house guests? Preparing for any big projects? Cradling your brother-in-law like a baby? (Yeah, I feel like that one might just be me. Lucky you, Carl!)