Friday, December 6

The Merriest Blog Hop #3 -- Countdown to Christmas: 19 days!

'Tis the season to share all your crafts, recipes, DIY projects, printables and family-friendly posts related to the winter holiday. No matter if the posts are old or new, we want to hear from you!

Thanks so much to everyone who linked up! We hope each of you continues to come back for the rest of the parties leading up to Christmas. Don't forget to grab a button and spread the word. The more the merrier!

A special shout out to Kelly Sherman for winning $150 worth of Doodles Bucks from last week's giveaway. Thank you  for sponsoring!

This party has 4 hosts, so when you link up on one blog, you'll get exposure on 3 other blogs as well!

A Sweet Fragrance   
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Morganize With Me  
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Child At Heart
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My Love For Words  
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What we've been up to lately...

Children's Toys That Promote Creativity // Child At Heart
Peppermint Candy Cane Sugar Scrub // My Love For Words
December To Do // Morganize With Me

Some of my favorites from last week:

I've been on the look-out for some ways to incorporate a wooden tree into our holiday decor. This might be something I add to the Mr.'s honey-do list :-)

DIY Starry Advent Calendar // Nale's House

I get a little nervous at the thought of making my own wreaths because I'm worried it will turn out lopsided or too cluttered. I think I can handle this cute wreath! 

Cotton Ball Wreath // Learning, Creating, Living

Technically, it never gets cold enough for hot chocolate when living on the equator, but that doesn't stop me from splurging on some imported marshmallows to drop in a mug of hot cocoa! Now I want to host a cute party like this one:

I actually made a star like this one as a tree-topper last year, but I appreciate the tutorial and extra tips that are given in this post on how to make the star into an ornament.

Paper Star Ornament // A Life In Balance

I love a good coffee cake to accompany my daily cup(s) of Joe. This recipe has some of my favorite foods listed in the name alone! It was love at first sight.

Button up!

A Sweet Fragrance

A Sweet Fragrance

Be sure to grab the button below if you were featured on any of the blogs! 
All features will also be pinned onto board on Pinterest.

A Sweet Fragrance

A Sweet Fragrance


To make this party even more fun, FIVE small businesses with the cutest products have agreed to each sponsor a giveaway for each week of the blog hop! Whether you want to win the gift to give to someone else during this holiday season OR keep all to yourself (because sometimes you just gotta treat yourself, am I right?), we hope you'll stop by each business' page and tell them thanks for being so sweet to give away one of their awesome products.

This week's giveaway is sponsored by .

is offering up this cute Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer dunk mug to one lucky winner! 

This dunk mug is perfect for milk and cookies, tea and biscuits, grilled cheese and tomato soup, ..or whatever your favorite combo might be.

This is a hand-painted, 12-ounce ceramic mug... a perfect mug to have for this time of year!

Now, let's get this party started!

By linking up to this party, you are giving us permission to promote your links on social media and use photos associated with those links. Any pictures used will always link directly back to your site.


  1. Thanks for hosting! Have a wonderful weekend

    1. You're so welcome Maria! Thanks for joining in each week :-)


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