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Nov 26, 2012

Christmas Cards

Hi there!

You know, people have their Christmas Trees up already around here!! I'm feeling pressured, but I've vowed not to put my tree up until December1st. That's two weeks earlier than usual for me!

It's on a Saturday and I'm going to take all day while sipping on hot Cider, or Hot Chocolate. Should be fun! 

Anyway, one thing I am doing now is my baking. However...I had a little baking FAIL! Can you spot it?
OOPSIE!! Guess I was in a bit of a hurry. 

My son says they taste great though. I'm Dutch, so I have to live up to the baking rep of the Dutch!

I was also writing out Christmas cards today. Remember my Sleigh Ride post? I SO ripped off some of the card ideas. Quickest cards I've made in a long time! That alone made me happy!  Recognize any of them?

There are more that are not in the picture, but this will have to do. 

Hope you are having a wonderful week! 


  1. The tarts look good to me--yummy.

    The cards are adorable. I remember buying lots of little tree decorations when I was in Holland and I just loved them.

    Best wishes Chrissie xx

  2. Oh how I want some pie!!! Love your cards!!!

  3. my granddaughter LOVES pecan pie... which surprised the heck out of me. no pumpkin for her - LOL.

    love your cards. you do vintage well. and in case i haven't said it lately... thank you so much for all your fabulous images!

    i hope the new year brings you and yours many happy blessings.

    hugs :)

  4. Your pies look Delish! Love all of your cards!

  5. Carmen (some how I missed this post)
    These cards are gorgeous! I love that rustic look.
    I am slowly working on Cmas cards too.


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