In Case You Missed It, Christmas is Coming and Sunday Morning Coffee

Happy Sunday to you! In case you missed it, we have spent the past twelve days getting ready for Christmas.

You might want to sit down for this, but Christmas is only forty-two days away! Eeeeeek! No worries, today I am recapping the Christmas prep so that you can too!

Classic Sugar Cookies for Christmas
The Best Classic Christmas Cookies
Season 2 Volume 43

Today I am pleased to share with you Sunday Morning Coffee. This is a place to share, learn, explain, dream, and have fun.

Sunday Morning Coffee

My new book, A Home to Share, is available now! Click here for more details!

About Me

Saeta Family
Dave, Leslie, Charlotte, Andrew, Matt, and Michael

In case you missed it, my son Matthew turned 30 last week and we spent the most incredible weekend in Sonoma celebrating together as a family. There was a lot of golf and a lot of laughter and most importantly, a lot of togetherness.

And we might have had a little wine too.

We stayed at an unbelievable Airbnb near Sonoma hosted by the Kanzler Wine family. The house has four one-bedroom suites and it is gorgeous.

Kanzler Winery

I took this photo on Saturday morning. This is the view from our backyard.

Kanzler Airbnb
Kanzler Airbnb, in the middle of a Pinot Noir vineyard

There are more photos of the home below, so be sure to check them out.

I am so grateful to have raised children who choose to spend time together as a family. It literally makes my heart so happy.

The bucket hats are something Matthew has always liked and even though they are silly, they are a lot of fun. We also tasted wine at Freeman winery and it was absolutely the best!

Three Saeta Boys
Andrew, Matt, and Michael

I love this time of year when we all gather together, and I hope that your holiday plans are coming together!

Matt's 30th Birthday
Leslie, Dave, Matt, Charlotte, Andrew, Ellie, and Michael

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Getting Ready for Christmas

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In case you missed it, we have spent the past twelve days getting ready for Christmas and while it may seem far away, it’s only 42 days from today!

For twelve days I shared so many ideas for Christmas. Here are all of the links!

I have curated some amazing lists for you to decorate, cook, shop, stuff some stockings, and lots of holiday things! I love curated lists, they make life so easy!

For the Decorator in Your Life

The Entertainer in Your Life Will Love Anything on this List!

Serious and New Cooks Will Love These Gifts

Gifts for the Crafter

The Way to a Crafters Heart Supplies!

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Kanzler Airbnb

In case you missed it, the Airbnb known as the Kanzler Estate is where we stayed for the birthday celebration. This entire home is my favorite “room” this week. It is such an amazing thing to be able to stay together in a home. Hotels can be lovely, but if I am honest, one of my favorite things about getting together as a family is the late-night and early-morning conversations that spontaneously happen when we are staying at a home.

The Kanzler Vineyard home is literally in the middle of a vineyard and is so peaceful and one of the coolest places I have ever stayed. They hosted a wine tasting when we arrived and their wines are amazing.

Kanzler Airbnb, in the middle of a Pinot Noir vineyard

If you are planning a trip to Waco, Texas, please consider staying at my Waco AirBnB. I have outfitted it as a home so that it is comfy and cozy and has all of the essentials you need to cook and create amazing memories in.

Waco Home Paint Color

Just click on this link to book our WACO AIRBNB, then follow the links to make a reservation. It’s that simple. You will love it!


The Vintage French Christmas Collection will be available on November 28 at 7am CST. Mark your calendars, these gorgeous vintage french treasures will go quickly! French Larkspur Vintage Sale.

Janine at Happy Happy Nester is so incredibly talented. Everything she touches is spectacularly beautiful. This floral centerpiece with fruit is beyond gorgeous. Check out this post to see how easy it is to add fruit to your centerpieces!

How cute and easy are these DIY ornaments from Inspired by Charm?

Liz Marie Galvan shared this amazing lampshade hack!

American Farmhouse Style is on sale this week and my house is in it! You can get the issue here or wherever you buy your magazines locally. I will be saving a few copies of this!


In case you missed it, below are links to last week’s posts! What a fun week we had!


Martha shared 13 Smart Ways to Upgrade Your Bathroom Without Renovating It, which is perfect before holiday guests arrive!


We have so many fun things scheduled for this week. I have lots of DIYs … including a ribbon wreath and a pomegranate wreath to share. I am also going to be making velvet pomegranates, new cone Christmas trees, and sharing a pink Christmas, and a Balsam Hill Christmas.


In case you missed it, I have recapped all of the Sunday Morning Coffee posts here for you!

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Last week I hosted an Amazon Live Show titled Home Improvement Ideas You Can Do Before the Holidays and you can watch it here.

Home Improvement Ideas to do Before the Holidays

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9 Comments

  1. Leslie,

    Love your family-time trip in Sonoma. We were just there and had fun discovering the Sebastopol area, new to me. My favorite winery this trip was Halleck. It is one of those smaller family wineries that has won several awards. The tasting (with food pairings) was in their dining room in their beautiful home overlooking the fields. Very informative, very fun. We had SO much fun a 1 to 1 1/2 hour tasting stretched beyond two hours and we had to quickly leave for our next appointment.

    Love, love, love Christmas. Have so enjoyed your 12 days of Christmas. Also love the creativity you share with your blogging friend, KariAnne. Happy Holidays!

    1. Hi Nancy! It was absolutely amazing, thank you! Wow, that sounds fantastic- I’m going to have to bookmark that one. Oh I’m so glad you’ve enjoyed it- I love sharing my ideas. Have a lovely day!

  2. Leslie and friends
    So many fun wineries up and down California; endless list.
    A favorite of ours is ONYX WINES in Paso Robles.
    Happy sipping

    1. Hi Leslie, we loved hosting you and your beautiful family at the Kanzler Estate Vineyard and we look forward to your return! You’ll see your book, A Home to Share in the middle of the living room your next visit as it’s already inspiring me. Until next time my friends, cheers!
      Bre Kanzler

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