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Day 31 - Making your House your Home - Recap

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I got a little behind a few days but the 31 Days Challenge is complete (a few days late!)   It was a really busy month around here so keeping up with blogging was definitely a challenge this month.

I enjoyed writing this series and I hope everyone took away a few things to help 'make your house your home'.

All my 31 Days posts can be found here.

Thank you to The Nester for hosting this fun challenge again this year.

Day 30- Making your House your Home -Getting Ready for the Holidays...

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Halloween is tomorrow.  Then we will head into Thanksgiving, Christmas, Hanukkah &Kwanzaa.  The prime entertaining season.  I am sure we all take on too much during this time of year. Baking, cooking, shopping, wrapping, cards, shipping, volunteering, shopping, traveling, more shopping.  And entertaining.  ON TOP OF WHAT WE DO EVERYDAY to keep things humming along: cleaning, cooking, laundry, working, volunteering.  You get the idea.  We are stretched t h i n during the holiday season.  I don't know about you but the entertaining part is my favorite.  What's a girl to do?

We all know the answer is to say 'no' more often, right?  Easier said than done for sure.  But every year, right about this time, I vow to have things run smoother and calmer than last year.  As I was hauling my supply of Christmas wrapping paper through Target yesterday I was getting some looks.  I know what they were thinking, 'Lady, here we are dragging our kids through the store looking for…