Christmas is Coming – Sunday Morning Coffee


Christmas is coming and will be here in 27 days! And why am I already feeling behind? It makes no sense as I started planning a month ago!

The Best Christmas in california

Thanks for joining me for Sunday morning coffee. Today I am sharing my weekly thoughts about entertaining, decor, crafts, and recipes, and Christmas is coming!

Volume 39

A Little Bit About Me


Guess who is going on vacation tomorrow?

Our entire family!

For quite some time now I have wanted to take our family on a vacation to a warm destination. I tried to plan something earlier but schedules and travel restrictions just got in the way.

So tomorrow morning the six of us are heading to Hawaii for a week!

Doesn’t that sound wonderful?

We are all very excited and are looking forward to some relaxation, playing golf, swimming in the ocean, and just taking it easy.

Of course, I am working like crazy before we go to get all of my blog posts done and scheduled. So while I am sitting on the beach you will still see lots of new Christmas inspiration here on my blog!

Balsam Hill Vintage Christmas Wreath

Christmas is Coming

Handmade with Love Cake Stand

Twenty-seven days. Oh my.

I am still decorating. That’s because one half of my house was decorated for fall and the other half has been decorated for Christmas. For quite some time.

Why? I am still new to the crazy world of blogging and can’t quite eat a Thanksgiving dinner in a room filled with Christmas decor! So half and half it is.

I know I haven’t talked about it but we are having a small Christmas party this year and I have a bit of planning to do for that. Throw in a week of vacation and well, it’s going to be very crazy around here!

So wish me luck. I definitely need it.

farmhouse christmas

Cyber Monday Sales are Here

Many years ago Black Friday started creeping into other days of the week. In many places, it started early this past week. Now Black Friday has morphed into Cyber Monday and the deals are still great. Click below for my favorite Cyber Monday Deals.

Holiday Prep - Amazon Black Friday Deals
  • If you have had your eye on a juicer, now is the time to get one! This Breville Juicer is $80 off the regular price at $319.95. Having fresh juice for everyone, what a wonderful surprise for your guests!
  • Ninja is such an amazing brand and this digital air-fry countertop 8-in-1 oven will be your most favorite appliance. With a full house at the holidays, this countertop oven can Air Fry, Air Roast, Air Broil, Bake, Bagel, Toast, Dehydrate, and Keep Warm. It is $169, 27% off of the regular price of $299.99
  • Homemade sparkling water? Yes please. This SodaStream Terra Sparkling Water Maker is such a great way to save money on purchasing sparkling water. At $59.99, you save $40 off of the regular price! That is a great deal.
  • How old is your toaster? Mine was literally over 20 years old. I love this GE toaster which has 4 extra wide slots and 7 shade options. Everyone can have their toast exactly the way they like it! GE Appliances are up to 63% off. So, so many great options to prep your home and give as gifts!
  • I included this foldable table because if you are like me, you always need some extra table space! I have several of these tables. This table is $100.41 which is 25% off!

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  • Vitamix blenders are the absolute best and this one is priced at $289.95, $60 off of the regular price! Check out the other Vitamix blenders to see which one is right for your family.
  • If you are a latte lover like I am, this Nespresso Vertuo Espresso machine is one you will want or want to give as a gift. It is priced at $194.96, a 22% savings off of the regular price of $249.95. Nespresso Vertuo Espresso machines are 25% off for Black Friday, here are additional options to view.
  • This is already in my cart! I love how chic and small this single cup Keurig K-Mini is. It brews 6-12 ounces and takes up hardly any counter space. There are so many colors to choose from! It is $49.99 which is $30 off the regular price of $79.99.
  • This Levoit Air Purifier is a #1 best seller on Amazon and it’s 15% off, only $84.98. 46,476 ratings don’t lie! Having one in the kitchen helps keep cooking odors at bay.
  • If there is someone on your list who loves to cook, this is the gift for them! Calphalon 10 piece nonstick pots and pans at 48% off! Only $129.99. You save $120! Someone is going to be very happy with this gift. Maybe it’s you!!
  • For the fancy cook who has everything, this is the perfect gift. The Breville Joule Sous Vides. It is bluetooth and wifi ready and you can check the doneness on the App so dinner is perfect every time!

Home - Amazon Black Friday Deals
  • I have to buy new vaccums fairly often because our dog Sport hates the vaccum and chews on it. This Bissell bagless vaccum is amazing and has pet triple action brush roll for pet hair! This vaccum is 10% off at $106.44. Bissell also donates $10 to the Bissell Pet Foundation for every pet purchase! Check out the other Bissel Floor Care products which are up to 19% off.
  • If you have been waiting for a deal on mattresses, this is it! We have a Lucid mattress and absolutely love it! You can also check out these select mattresses at are up to 43% off. Amazing!
  • In case you have not jumped onto the Roomba band wagon, now is the time! This Roomba vaccum has wi-fi connectivity and is truly a robot for your house. You can use the App to tell the Roomba to clean, and it’s done! And, for Black Friday, it’s $95 off the regular price, just $179 for a robot that cleans your house! Here are a couple of other Roomba versions so you can get the perfect one for you!
  • I am a big fan of air purifiers. This Conway Air Purifier has a HEPA filter and monitors the air quality. It is also $65.52 off of the regular price of $299.99. At $164.47, this is a sweet deal!

Reflections on the Week

Last week was wonderful! I shared so many fun things. the new December issue of Country Living Magazine is out and I love it! I also spent a lot of time searching for Black Friday deals and they are still on sale. See the link below.

Watch Me Live!

I know you might not have any idea what Watch Me Live means, but I am sharing Amazon Live broadcasts that are so much fun! And yes, filming LIVE makes me nervous.

My newest Amazon LiveThe Best Gifts for Pets will air live today, Sunday, November 28, at 10:00 am PST, 1:00 pm EST.

Good Things From Martha

My friend (haha) Martha Stewart shared a wonderful tip titled How to Keep Your Christmas Tree Fresh for the Entire Month of December.

Be sure to find the story here.

What’s Ahead for the Week

Next week I am sharing some really fun new ideas. They include how to decorate your kitchen (including making tabletop trees and a cookie jar!), gift wrapping ideas and DIYs, how to decorate a pink Christmas tree, how to make pink charger plates, a fun hot chocolate bar, a snowflake window, and the reveal of the pink Christmas decor in the Carriage House!

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  1. I like these Sunday morning posts as they seem more like we hear who you are and the reason blogs are nice to read as we feel connected. Have a nice family trip although I thought you lived in a warm spot. Looking forward to seeing the decorated carriage house for this year.

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