Saturday Sharefest: December 22

We’re in the home stretch until Christmas, friends!

At our house, we’re just about ready the big day, give or take a few hours of wrapping gifts. The stockings are hung, the snow is softly falling & we’re settling in for a fun-filled holiday with a 3.5-year-old and almost 2-year-old. I can’t WAIT!

How are things going there? Fingers crossed for smooth sailing & a joyous holiday with your loved ones! 

Let’s check in with a few of our SITStahs & see how they’re preparing for Christmas this year:

I love the humorous holiday photo tips in this great post from Parenting by Dummies {and I will definitely be keeping these tips in mind for next year!}.

Check out this heartwarming post about a failed first date a long time ago~ and how Jo from Jo, My Gosh! is reminding her deployed fiance about it with a sweet box of daily surprises!

This post is spot-on {at least in my world!}~ take a look at The Dose of Reality’s take on holiday cards: 1…2…3~ Quick, everyone look happy!

And how about an incredibly sweet story about a favorite ornament? Vicki from Vicki’s Blog explains why a little blue church ornament has a very special place in her heart. Precious!

Now it’s your turn! 

Share your favorite holiday post~ we can’t wait to see it! Make sure to visit the two posts above you & leave some comment love as well. And don’t forget our #SITSSharefest Twitter Party happening at 10:00 AM EST / 7:00 AM PST. It’s a great way to get one of your posts some extra love on Twitter!

Happy holidays!


  1. i love all of these ideas ladies, especially the kid-friendly NYE ones!
    Simplicity Interrupted recently posted..happy new year – 2013

  2. I’m enjoying my time off from work AND blogging, but I did end up posting again for 2012! I found some great kid-friendly New Year’s Eve Ideas, while searching for things to do with my daughters!
    Britton recently posted..Kid Friendly New Years Eve Ideas!

  3. happy new year!

    my daughter & mine annual gingerbread house:
    Sue recently posted..Merry Christmas

  4. Just a little photo update. With the kids on their HUGE present from their dad.
    DaniMae recently posted..Corsets and Playtime

  5. Happy Saturday! I awoke to a new freelance project contract awaiting my approval and a screened comment from one of my exes about my most recent post:

    Ohhh goodness! Spending the days up to the New Year working harder than ever. No need to wait until 2013!
    Georgina recently posted..Life of A Blogger: My Exes Read My Blog

  6. Happy Saturday everyone!
    There is snow on the ground here… but plenty of toys to keep us busy!
    OneMommy recently posted..Let It Snow, Let It Snow, Let It… (Okay, Enough Snow Already…)

  7. Happy Saturday! I hope everyone has a wonderful end to 2012 and a fabulous 2013! I am trying to build new followers on Pinterest, so please check out :
    Kristi @ Disney Insider TIps recently posted..Buying Discount Disney Tickets: What You Need to Know

  8. Hi~! I’m wanting to let everyone know about my CAL (crochet a long)!
    Sponsored by Galler Yarns and Hosted by Crochet Happy!
    Tracy Joyner recently posted..CAL-Crochet A Long..Jan.2013

  9. Posting like a mad woman in hopes of getting caught up in “our year of random kindness” by year’s end! Please stop by!
    Ashley Ellis recently posted..Now I Lay Me Down to Sleep

  10. i hope everyone had a fabulous holiday!!
    Simplicity Interrupted recently posted..salted chocolate almond bark.

  11. a very merry christmas, lovely ladies!!

    Betty Manousos recently posted..Merry Christmas!

  12. in my most recent post I’m all about preparing for my first, and possible last, time hosting Christmas dinner at my house. Happy holidays all.
    Andrea recently posted..Hosting in Heels

  13. A fun cute craft for those little hands with extra time!
    Kate @ Songs Kate Sang recently posted..Craft Time | The Happy Snowman

  14. have a great holiday!
    almostsinglemom recently posted..Holiday Pagents

  15. I also am late to the party..busy with Christmas preperations and such yesterday.
    My most recent post is about making snowflakes for Sandy Hook students to return to a cheery building after such a terrible tragedy.
    Tracy Joyner recently posted..Crochet Snowflakes for Sandy Hook Students~

  16. Hey everyone, I forgot all about the sharefest Yesterday, tut tut! Was busy doing last minute Christmas things. I’m sharing a sneaky peak into a little bit of my home.

    :) Kate
    Kate recently posted..Fancy a peek?

  17. It’s almost time for Christmas! Wish you all a very happy one’ :-)

    Here’s the post I’d like to share this week-
    Modern Gypsy recently posted..Delhi Lens: Olive Bar & Kitchen – restaurant review

  18. Congratulate me on having gotten through my first year of marriage! I’m told the first year is the hardest. I hope they’re right… happy holidays to you ladies!
    Classic NYer recently posted..On the first of five (or more than that)

  19. Merry Christmas (a few days early)! I am sharing a couple of freebies on my blog today! I hope you like them!
    Danielle recently posted..Merry Christmas!

  20. I’m in England for the holidays and trying to understand the accent!
    catherine gacad recently posted..Deciphering the English Accent

  21. My post is about getting organize for the holidays so that you can actually enjoy them! Save it for next year!
    Elyse recently posted..Doing Christmas with Discipline and Creativity

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