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Thursday, December 17, 2020

Encouraging Hearts and Home 12.17.2020

Christmas Home Decor 2020, Starbucks Copycat Gingerbread Loaf, Raspberry or Peach Ragulech, and a Gumball Machine Christmas Snow Globe are this week's features!

Hello and Welcome!


We are all decorated, the gifts are bought, wrapped, and under the tree, our Christmas dinner has been planned, and we are settling in for some snow! I was grateful to be so "on top" of it all this year when the truck began making a loud buzzing hum on my way to work.  My favorite words when I get home are not, "oh, by the way, the truck is making a noise..."


Apparently, this is the time for a little money to be spent on Old Blue, he got a new alternator when we popped the hood and noticed a bit of a wobble going on in the one we had! But alas the noise did not go away, and a quick appointment with a mechanic confirmed our suspicions, yes the power steering pump. 

But this truck is 23 years old, now our daily driver, and our workhorse when we pull our little trailer when camping and volunteering with Nationa Parks. It goes without saying, we are glad we have never been stranded anywhere! 

And now, for This Week's Encouraging Hearts & Home Blog Hop!

 

Join your Encouraging Hearts & Home Co-Hosts each week for encouragement and support for your heart & your home. We hope to provide a space that builds each other up and lends a helping hand along the way. With all the negativity in the world, let's shine a positive light!

The post with the most views from last week:


Christmas Decor 2020. Tour the home, with every room of the house, is all decked out for Christmas!

A few of my favorites from last week are:

Starbucks Copycat Gingerbread Loaf. One of my favorites this week at Encouraging Hearts and Home, link-up your creations, right here at Scratch Made Food! & DIY Homemade Household!

Copycat Starbucks Gingerbread Loaf.  Because, and I quote "Nothing tastes like Christmas as much as Gingerbread, right?" And of course, I agree!

Raspberry or Peach Rugelach. One of my favorites this week at Encouraging Hearts and Home, link-up your creations, right here at Scratch Made Food! & DIY Homemade Household!

Raspberry or Peach Rugelach. Got jam? We do, and I am hoping these will be on my dessert tray this Christmas. 

DIY Gumball Machine Snow Globe. One of my favorites this week at Encouraging Hearts and Home, link-up your creations, right here at Scratch Made Food! & DIY Homemade Household!

DIY Gumball Machine Snow Globe. I love snow globes like this one, made for ordinary things into a fun Christmas decor item to be enjoyed year after year!
 
What will you be sharing today?

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  • Visit a few other bloggers and show them your support. We all love getting comments, and who knows what inspiration you may find? Be sure to share the love--that's what a blog hop is all about!
  • Check out our Encouraging Hearts & Home Pinterest board where each host pins her 10 favorite posts each week.
  • Join us every Thursday!
  • If you are interested in co-hosting, contact Linda at Apron Strings & Other Things!


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  1. Thanks so much for hosting each week! I know how much time it takes so it is greatly appreciated!!!
    Merry Christmas to you and your family!!
    Stay safe, healthy and happy!!
    Hugs,
    Debbie


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