writing with a melted marshmallow moustache.

12.01.2011


Sitting here, watching the marshmallows slowly melt into my hot chocolate, creating a delectable layer of sweet and foamy goodness - it hits me. Today is the first of December. How on earth did this happen? Was I not just packing up my suitcase for the lake? Evidently not, since we are now unpacking boxes upon boxes of ornaments, wrapping paper, and garland. Room has been made on my mother's pottery shelves for decorations, and our chalkboard countdown reads twenty-four. 

i love our tree. no theme, just ornaments collected from over the years.
The first days of December will be filled with copious amounts of gift wrapping, brainstorming ideas for an exciting project, letter-writing, and baking with mama (she's been on a roll lately). Christmas break is drawing near, and these little things will make the wait so much sweeter. 


Here's to a beautiful month.

xo

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29 comments:

  1. I love marshmallows! Especially with hot chocolate :) beautiful photos as always, abbey.
    xoxo
    simi

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  2. I love this. Your posts make me smile.

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  3. "peace on earth and love at home." how lovely. also, we don't have a theme either. we just put all the ornaments we have, and the big star on top. we also have a hefty amount of Wisemen. i'm not sure how this happened. great post, your photography is stellar. :))
    -jocee <3

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  4. Your writing is beautiful and your pictures absolutely amazing. Love it. :))


    Cindi

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  5. I know right!? I feels like just a week ago when everyone was ranting about Halloween coming up. And now we only have 24 days left till Chirstmas day. Insane.

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  6. awh i love this post.(: and that's how our tree is, too. no theme, but it's lovely anywho.

    this-real-heart.blogspot.com

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  7. your photos make my heart melt. happy December to you...it's crazy, isn't it? and your descriptions and photos are making me more excited than ever to finally get our tree up.
    ♥♥

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  8. These pictures are perfect. And my family's tree is just the same, with the most random, uncoordinating, special ornaments.
    Happy December!

    ~Rachel :)

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  9. Love. Such a sweet post. And I'm so excited for The Project as well. :) xo

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  10. oh... just looking at these pictures make me want to go eat something, preferably sweet. it certainly makes me all the more excited for Christmas!

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  11. I love December. That is when Christmas starts for me.
    I like your photos too.

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  12. love the pictures, Abbey! love them. :)

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  13. you're december sounds really kind of perfect. and I'd give anything for some of that cookie dough. xo, twin sister.

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  14. oops...totally meant your. I was going to leave it, but being the grammar nazi I am, I couldn't bear it ;)

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  15. I love your music taste.
    And... Christmas at your place sounds like fun. I love, like you mentioned, baking with my mum. It's a tiny thing but it just feels so homey and festive.

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  16. That little mug of cocoa is so cute!
    I know. December. Already?
    Hope you have a fabulous month!

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  17. Beautiful pictures! Love the wintery feel. I hoping to set up our tree sometime this weekend. I adore this time of year. :)

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  18. I'm definitely looking forward to this month.
    But I think that we're luckier than you at the moment! Summer's just started for us, but you've got the cold winter months ahead of you!
    I ♥ summer. I ♥ Christmas.
    This month will be great : )
    Beautiful photos, abbey!
    xo

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  19. Pretty pictures! I can't believe it's December already. Time flies by too fast.

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  20. LOVE the first picture!!
    I know what you mean about uncoordinated Christmas trees. Ours is just the same. :)

    That cookie dough is making me hungry. :)

    xo

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  21. I know how you feel. I still can't get just how quickly December swept in!

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  22. *sweet sigh of contentment* because that describes December to a t.
    and that cookie dough is killing me.

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  23. Hot chocolate and marshmallows are a perfect combination to get into the festive spirit! <3
    http://cupcakesandtreacle.blogspot.com/

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  24. Beautiful pictures! Every post you write I just adore. :)

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  25. beautiful. I cannot wait for Christmas, yet somehow the wait seems to be almost the best part of the season! xo

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