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Wednesday, December 5, 2007


Our Christmas tree is decorated with MANY Santas. Our kids loved them when they were little and now the grandkids love all the different Santas on the tree. AND....I, myself, am partial to the Santa Clause decorations, too!! :) I love red and white for Christmas!

A lot of sparkle on this one.... I like BLING. Things SHOULD sparkle at Christmastime!! I am just loving all these pretty, sparkly, fairy dusted tags and ornaments I've been seeing in blogland. I don't know how to do that sort of thing so I am always in awe of the people that can! Those magical little houses, little pink and silver angels.....oh, my......

I never have known for sure if this one was Santa or a snowman!!?!! Well, whatever he is, I like him. :) I like his little curly, yarn beard and now, looking at him, I'm pretty sure snowmen don't have beards...sooooo, it must be a Santa!!

I think this one was made to hang on a door knob but he goes on MY tree......and there's little ones like the one holding the NOEL banner. Some say JOY, some say PEACE.......I don't have a large, real tree this year. It's a small, table top faux one. I'm pretty sure next year, I will have a tall, REAL tree even if it cost an arm and a leg. By the time real ones are trucked out here, they can get pretty pricy sometimes. It's ok, tho....I like my little tree just fine and it's full of lights, Santas, berries and I'm looking for a pretty little nest to go in it somewhere......

I like this white, sparkly Santa a lot. Hope to find some more white ones this season.....Wonder what it is that's so pretty about white and sparkle??? Reminds us of a DIAMOND, maybe?? Well...what was that song Marilyn Monroe sang??? "Diamonds are a girl's best friend"? Yep, that must be why we like white and sparkle together..... :)

This Mr. Clause has been hanging around our house for quite a few years. I pack him away very carefully because it wouldn't be the same if I couldn't hang him on our tree! What a magical time of year this is. It's magical because of the REASON FOR THE SEASON and it just puts us all in a thankful, jolly mood. I LOVE CHRISTMAS and I know YOU do, too.



Jen@The Cottage Nest said...

BJ- Thanks for your very sweet comment on my blog. Feel free to post that picture! Jen

Nan said...

Yippee! Santas! I love any and all Santa Clauses. That's my weakness. I'm sure your tree is as cute as it can be with these guys. Every year I try to add at least one new Santa. Thanks so much for sharing your guys.

Anonymous said...

I bet your tree is so cute ! Santa Claus makes everyone smile.
I've always had a colorful tree but this year I'm decorating with crystal looking things, silver and white. I'm excited to see how it looks. It's officially Christmas when the tree is put up.

Tammy B.

Rosie's Whimsy said...

Your tree is a wonderland:). I love having a cup of coffee and seeing what new pictures you will share with us.

Karen H. said...

Good Morning BJ,
You got breakfast ready for me yet? LOL. I want some coffee too please. LOL. I love all of your Santa's. They are just adorable. One year I found some little small angels that I bought at the Dollar General Store and put them on my tree. They were so beautiful. I don't have them on my tree this year. I have enough decorations to decorate probably about 4 or 5 big trees. LOL. I only have 1 big tree. One year we only put up a 4 foot tree. I was working nights at the time and me and hubby didn't want to put up the big tree. So, I went and bought the 4 foot tree and some apple decorations and beads to go on them. We let the girls decorate the tree. They really enjoyed that. They were smaller then. Now BJ, if you didn't have an arm or a leg, you couldn't decorate that REAL tree. LOL. I'm sorry, I had to throw that in. You are always making me laugh. You just cheer me up. Sometimes I feel like I'm in the same room with you. And I owe it all to Miz Tammy for asking us to visit you. Well, take care my friend and have a great Wednesday. May God Bless You and Yours.

Love & Hugs,
Karen H.

Marcela said...

Hello sweet BJ!!!!
Wonderful pictures as always
I love your santas...!!!
You have all kind of santas!!!
I don't know have to make crafts!!!



Karen H. said...

Hey it's me again,
Didn't you know that "DIAMOND'S ARE A GIRL'S BEST FRIEND"? They are mine anyway. LOL. And Bling is Better. Take care my friend and have a Blessed Wednesday.

Love & Hugs,
Karen H.

Mary said...

I love Santas, too! You have such a wonderful colection of them!

Mary Isabella said...

I love all the Santa's Mary

FarmHouse Style said...

Your Santa tree is wonderful, BJ! Does the first Santa have button arms and legs? How cute!

I love your Christmas music! I am bebopping along with Elvis:) You are always so fun to visit!!


Alice said...

bj, love your santa tree. It's fun to see the kids and gks exclaim how they remember this one or that one. I'd love to see your house all decorated. You have such a knack for dedorating that I bet it is awesome.

Dena ~ swaddlecottage said...

Hi BJ,

What a beautiful sparkly collection of Santas you have! I can't wait to get our tree up this weekend :)


Jackie said...

Oh your Santa's are just so adorable. I am trying to get enough angels to do mine all in angels. Who knows perhaps 10 years from now I will be able to do that.

Your tree is lovely.

T*mmy said...

What a warm and happy post!

Thanks for sharing your tree ornies!!

Have a warm and toasty day!

Nunnie's Attic said...

You certainly have a great collection! And I love each one of them!!


Cottage Contessa said...

Good morning BJ sweetie! I love all of your Santa's, your tree looks wonderful! My mum would agree with you 100% on the diamonds, me on the other hand, give me a voucher to spend at a beautiful homewares store and I'm yours! lol Maybe I should write Santa a little letter?
Amanda (aka Cottage Contessa)

Michelle said...

Your Santas sure are cute. I like them all! What a sweet collection. Michelle

IsabellaCloset said...

Hi BJ, What adorable Santas you have..
Some years I put up a tree all decorated in Santas. I love how they look.
Happy Holidays! ~Mary~ :-}

Amelia said...

Love the Santa;s too,

I have a small collection of Santa figurines...nothing expensive...but try to add a new one each year. Oft times, my sister will give me a new one too for my collection.

Your pictures and music sure put me in the holiday mood. (Still I remember the real reason for the season- Praise God!)

ohiofarmgirl said...

I have a Santa collection too...yours are wonderful...I love them. Dianntha

Anonymous said...

Love your santas BJ, and I bet when Santa pops down your chimney he'll be so delighted to see see them all and be SURE to leave you your black microwave, chandelier, and all the other things you wish for! I wish I had thought of dong that before I started collecting snowmen!