It just wouldn't be Christmas without hearing Tammy Wynette's "(If This is What You Call a Merry Christmas) We Must be Having One."
My tree has seen better days, and I think this year may be its last. It's always been a bit of a Charlie Brown tree, skinny and sparse, but yesterday, no amount of floofing its plastic branches seemed to help.
As I dug through the decorations, I came across a small embroidered tablecloth that I bought in July at the Long Beach flea market. It is just about the right size for my side table.
I filled a bowl with circa 1960 German ball ornaments I found at Alpine Village in Torrance.
Diana Vreeland once said that a little bad taste is like a nice splash of paprika. Well, here's our big heapin' spoonful - the jackalope head that MH just *had* to have when we saw it last October at the Indian Trading Post in Calumet, Oklahoma.
I love vintage and retro Christmas decorations, and am currently on the lookout for a candle carousel similar to this one:
What are your favorite decorations?