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December 19, 2011

Mingle Monday Blog Hop

Good morning, friends!
Happy week before Christmas to you - who's excited?! One thing you may not know about me is Christmas is my absolute favorite time of the year. In fact, I would be happy if it was Christmas every day! :)

With a big snow storm rolling into Kansas City tonight and Wichita tomorrow, we may have a very beautiful white Christmas no matter where I'll be!

My little sister and one of her best friends are heading up to KC today to come spend time with metoday, and I'm sooo excited to see them! They're going to shop til they drop, then we're going to a Christmas party before they head out tomorrow morning to beat the snow storm.

I'm also looking forward a fabulous Christmas date with Adam tomorrow. Excited to go out to dinner at one of our new favorite places and then exchange presents. Bonus? It's going to be snowing big fluffy snowflakes... how romantic! :)

Anyway, enough about me, shall we get this party started? This will be the last Mingle Monday of 2011, and we will start up again in 2012! let's go out with a BANG!


{ Let's Mingle! }


Pretty Pretty Please...

If you could find it in your big heart to pass the Mingle word along... I will love you forever and ever and ever.

In all seriousness, I truly appreciate each one of you who take an extra minute to go the extra mile for me. I cannot thank you and your sweet generosity enough!

{ Many thanks! }

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How To Mingle:

1) Must be a [Life of Meg] follower to participate.

2) Scroll down to the bottom of this post and click on the link to enter your blog.

3) Go visit other blogs saying hello from Mingle Monday!

4) Come back to [Life of Meg] and leave an encouraging review of the blogs you visited!!

5) Answer the weekly question...

** What are your holiday travel plans? Doing anything fun? **


** MINGLE FAIR -- all blog & runs (not commenting) will be removed. **

** Open until Friday at noon! Spread the word! **

Wishing you a very Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year!


  1. nothing as far as holiday travels - all of our familys are close by, so we will just be doing a lot of house hopping saturday and sunday.

    yay for snow! maybe texas will get lucky and see some snow as well.

  2. Hi! I added my link and followed you on google. I will be updating my blog in a few hours with a link to the button and a response to the prompt. Thanks for doing the blog hop!


  3. I stopped by Bethani's blog, who just ordered the cutest damn white mugs with animal tails as the handle. So cute!

    I also stopped by your etsy shop 'cuz I love you that much. Those are still friggin' adorable! I don't have unlimited access to money or else I'd totally order one! <3

    Happy Monday!

  4. Going to Chicago for Christmas! Checked out Cheers Bethani & Ms. Marvel today. Both are gettig prepared for Christmas, as am I!

  5. I have A LOT of travel plans! Wednesday I am driving up to Milwaukee (with a pit stop in Chicago to pick up one of my bloggy friends!) and we are going to help out with LOVE DROP that day. Then I'll be spending my time with family in Chicago and Fort Wayne, IN for about a week. I AM SO EXCITED.

    I visited Cozy Coture- all of your stuff is SO CUTE!

    Also visited Cheers, Bethani- and I LOVE the mugs she posted. So cute!

  6. I'm headed to Florida today! I'm super excited and need to get out of this icky St. Louis weather!

    I wanted to check out a few blogs before I headed out. I checked out Bethani's blog and her cute mugs!


    checked out some the super cute gingerbread house on Life of Love!

    Happy Monday!

  7. My travel plans for Christmas have already started! I headed back to my Mum's over the weekend to relax for the week, then we're off to my Dad's for Christmas eve, day and Boxing day. Then we'll be heading back to my Mum's for the Crimbo Limbo and New Year :) Busy but cool.

    I went by starfish - congratulations on your new job! Glad you are enjoying it :)

    Plus, I am jealous of the gingerbread house on Life of Love. It's inspired me to make my own gingerbread tomorrow.

  8. Hello Meg! Don't really have major plans for Christmas. As a tradition on Christmas Eve we always watch "How the Grinch Stole Christmas" which is my favorite holiday movie. Then on Christmas day we have a brunch with my brother and SIL and then dinner with other friends!

    Today I visited "Starfish" and it's good to hear she got a new job and looks like she loves it.

    Also I visited Jen @ CashCowan and she had a great party Birthday/Holiday one.

    Have a great week and thanks for another edition of Mingle Monday :)

  9. thank you so much for hosting!!! this Christmas we aren't going anywhere! we will just be going up to my parents which is about 45 minutes away... i would LOVE to go to Paris or London for Christmas! a girl can dream!

    XO Lucy

  10. I am loving Lucy's blog! Southern California Chic has given me some gorgeous photo inspiration for an otherwise dreary Monday!

  11. I'm excited to hear what Adam bought you for Christmas! :)

    We aren't traveling anywhere. Just staying here and enjoying our baby's first Christmas!

    I visited Southern California Chic and I can totally empathize with her need for coffee today. She also had a gorgeous list of pretties in her next post!

    I also visited Jen @ Cash Cowan and she had photos of her holiday party...looks like so much fun! I think I need a tree hat for myself :)

    Oh and can't forget Throw the Starfish Back's Ten Guilty Pleasures!

    Happy Monday, yall!

  12. Staying put in Trinidad this Christmas - my parents are coming for 2 weeks though to visit. SO excited! - loved this ideas for redecorating...something i am not good at..

    also visited kimchee - ADORABLE wreath idea...

    xoxo from Trinidad

  13. I will be visiting my family in CT for the holidays. I can't wait to leave!! lol

    I visited Ms. Marvel who recently moved to a new blog home.

    I also visited JennaSaisQuois who has a super cute mood board going for redecorating her bedroom.

  14. Hi friend! I haven't mingled in a while, glad to be back! Today I visited...

    Greetings from Texas -- I love a fellow Texan and and a vintage enthusiast. I'll def be back there!
    Southern California Chic -- I think she has beautiful taste and might be my Tubmlr twin. Love!

    Holiday travel plans? My whole family loads up in the car and road trips to my grandmas' houses in west texas. It's very Griswold-ish. Kind of ready to get it over with.

    merry christmas lady!

  15. Today I visited Starfish and Life of Love, both great blogs and are a definite read!

    Travel plans? Not much this year, heading to my in laws on Christmas eve and then my parents on Christmas day. Bring on da food! :)

  16. thanks for hosting chickadee! we've got a busy schedule for the holidays but spending most of it with my family (we spent thanksgiving w my fiance's family). should be LOTS of fun :) cant wait. xo

  17. Thanks for hosting. I am staying home for Christmas :)...

  18. No travel plans this time, too busy preparing something for family party:)

    This is BLYRO, author of children's picture book Over and Under, hopping by and following your lovely blog.

    If you are interested, I am also giving away my Over and Under themed personally handmade bookmark. This is not a contest. Everyone can request this beautifully handmade bookmark for FREE. Simply get this link to make your request:

    A follow back is greatly appreciated:)

    Thanks and Happy Holidays!

  19. i WISH i had travel plans but nope we'll be staying in NY for christmas and family is coming here to visit...BUT i'm moving next wednesday to Rhode Island!! so i guess i DO have travel plans haha :)

  20. and i visited emily at starfish and sar at life of love and already love both of their blogs! i really appreciate your blog hops bc i end up finding fantastic blogs i may not have found otherwise :)

  21. I traveled from Alaska to PA this past weekend. Quite the trip! It's nice to be out of the last frontier, if only for a couple of weeks.

    Poodleism talked about Christmas past; I can definitely relate to some of those pictures!
    Adventures of the K Family writes about holiday travel. I see travel as so completely stressful, but I agree with her. I'm always, always on board for leaving AK for awhile!


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