Friday Favorites


This week’s edition of Friday’s Favorites is all about Christmas in August!  hahaha!  Super random, I know! 

I was browsing Pinterest this week and every time I’d see a Christmas image/decoration/idea I’d get that cozy feeling you get around Christmas time. You know what I’m talking about, right??  Christmas is just a COZY time!  Here are my very favorite Christmas things I’ve found on Pinterest lately….We need to remember these!!

THIS Christmas Light Scavenger Hunt!!!  Oh much fun is this??  LOVE it!  My kids would LOVE this!

How cute is this front porch??  THIS site has tons of cute front porch ideas!

Aren’t we all looking for new Elf on the Shelf ideas?  My kiddos would LOVE to search for candy canes bright and early in the morning!

This blog has a ton of cute little advent calendar activities you can download AND they look like they’re written on chalkboards.  SO cute!

I also found THIS list of Elf on the Shelf Ideas…for BUSY nights!!  I always find myself throwing our elf somewhere.  These seem fun but easy!!

This blog says they do their scripture reading by candlelight!  Love that!  There were also lots of other cute activities…like the first night you put the Christmas tree up, sleep under it!  

Lots of great ideas for wreaths, signs, and mantels.  I have a CRUSH on that stripe sign with the gold reindeer!   CUTE!

Who wouldn’t LOVE having a GRINCH NIGHT??  You could do a few activities, eat some yummy Grinch-y foods, and snuggle up to watch the movie!!

We’ve never done Christmas neighbor gifts, but I think we’ll change that this year!  We dropped off goodies to some friends for Valentine’s Day and my kids had a BLAST!!

This blogger came up with a list of 24 Acts of Service ideas to do with her family before Christmas.  Great for ALL year long but especially around Christmas time!

Who wants to cozy up on that couch and watch a Christmas movie?? I DO!!!

Ok…I’m ready to decorate for Christmas like tomorrow!!!  Who wants to join me??

Don’t forget!!  Go HERE to enter to win a super cute applique shirt from Honey Pie Accessories!!

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  1. 8.8.14
    Mama Bub said:

    This list makes me so happy! I love Christmas and I'm ready to wave GOODBYE to summer. Bring on the boots and sweaters (although it's going to be hot here until November.)

  2. 8.8.14
    Anonymous said:

    Never too early for some Christmas planning!

  3. 8.8.14
    Mix and Match Mama said:

    And this is why we're besties…you're talking about Christmas in August. Love this! Come over today and I'll light my fire, make cocoa and we can watch The Holiday, okay? 😉

  4. 8.8.14
    Kimm Atwood said:

    This post made me happy! I love Christmas and just posted on IG yesterday a cute Santa pic letting is know only 20 more Fridays until Christmas! Yay!!! Happy Friday. And I may or may not go drink my coffee and watch one of the many movies I have on DVR from the hallmark channel 😉

  5. 8.8.14
    Anonymous said:

    Aw, yay!! I love Christmas, and I can't wait to start decorating and celebrating! 🙂

  6. 8.8.14
    Amy J said:

    LOVE this post Erika! Christmas is my favorite season and you hit a little bit of everything. Giving, decorating, goodies and fun! And we all need easy elf ideas 🙂

  7. 8.8.14
    the girl in the red shoes said:

    Christmas is my most favorite time of the year! Love all of these so much!

  8. 8.8.14
    Unknown said:

    HI, Im new to your blog…and after this post…I might be your #1 reader!!! haha…. Awww Christmas and all things cozy… my fav!!! and by the way, I got that excited cozy feeling reading this post!
    THe MAIN reason I wanted to comment is EL Shirt!!! My daughter is turning 1(insert sobbing here) anyway we are having an apple festival- hayrides, cider etc. I want that shirt!!! so cute, I hope I win!

  9. 8.8.14
    Jamie {the celebrating momma} said:

    This totally made me want to do a cartwheel…I didn't because I didn't want to spill my coffee…but I thought about it. 🙂 I LOVE Christmas. I have a shopping day planned with some girlfriends today and now I am on the hunt for some new Christmas decor. 🙂 Happy Friday!

  10. 8.8.14
    Anonymous said:

    Erika, I love that living room decked out for the holidays. Thanks for sharing!

  11. 8.8.14
    the bitsy button said:

    Now I want Christmas to be here!! Hurry up December.

  12. 8.8.14
    Olivia at Joyfully Prudent said:

    Ooh yay! Thanks for finding all these. Beckham will be 3 this Christmas and I've been waiting to do all these activities with him! I'm pinning this post.

  13. 8.9.14
    Life in Bucklesberry said:

    So much fun looking at your Christmas finds!!! It's my most favorite time of the year! I'm always looking for something cute to do with our elf on the shelf's. We started with 1 when they only had boys and last year a girl elf arrived named Ginger! So now we have double the elf mischief!

  14. 8.9.14
    Unknown said:

    Christmas!! I'm getting excited :)! Your post made me start counting down the days before it's here. And such fun Elf on the Shelf ideas, I'm always looking for new spots to hide him. THanks for the link up party, Erika! God Bless you.

  15. 8.9.14
    Carylee said:

    Perhaps I'm getting burnt out on the heat, but I'm kinda excited about Christmas and usually at this time of the year, I am not! Thanks for the pinspiration and for hosting! Carylee |

  16. 8.11.14
    audra wray said:

    What better time if year is there than Christmas time?? Praising our savior with Christmas cheer. Love it

  17. 8.11.14
    Katie {The Mishaps and Mayhem of a Solitary Life} said:

    Great Christmas Ideas…bookmarking this post! The Daily Scriptures and advent calendar are my favorite. I am also going to look into one of those front porch signs! I love Christmas!!