Merry Christmas! | The TWELFTH Day of Blogmas

On the twelfth day of Blogmas, Leeann’s blog gave to me… one Christmas picture!

Merry Christmas! | Scribbling in the Margins blog

I hope you all liked the 12 Days of Blogmas! I really enjoyed posting for you all every day. New posts will be coming in the next week. But for now, I wish you all a Merry Christmas and a happy holiday!


On the twelfth day of Blogmas, Leeann’s blog gave to me:

One Christmas picture, Christmas Eve traditions, a Christmas travel storysix final to-readsdecked halls a-twinkling, a Christmas tag of sorts, two Christmas book reads, FIVEEEE FESTIVE MOVIES! Memories filled with snow, one blog tag, the best study tipsand 10 Christmas songs to sing!

‘Twas the Night Before Christmas | The ELEVENTH Day of Blogmas!

On the eleventh day of Blogmas, Leeann’s blog gave to me…Christmas Eve traditions

Christmas Eve.

No matter where my family is for the holiday season is, Christmas Eve is my favorite part of the festivities. Everyone pulls on their best holiday outfits and we eat until we can eat no more. When we’re in Indy, that’s seafood chowder full of every shellfish you can name with oyster crackers on the side. In West Virginia, that’s french fries and oysters and ham and cookies and root beer and trail mix and crackers…

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Christmas Travels | The TENTH Day of Blogmas!

On the tenth day of Blogmas, Leeann’s blog gave to me… a Christmas travel story

Christmas Travels | Scribbling in the Margins blog

Some years we stay at home for Christmas and some years we travel to my grandparents’ in West Virginia. Traveling at a time of year where snow is always possible and crowded highways inevitable always brings adventures. We’ve had our fair share of traffic jams and snowy slow-downs.

But it was Christmas of 2011 when my family found ourselves in a hotel room come Christmas morning. Hotel stays typically happened well in advance of the holiday. We would be dreaming of sugar plums in a white farmhouse while Santa comes to visit instead of resting in rough hotel sheets without a fireplace in sight.

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Last Books of 2014 | The NINTH Day of Blogmas!

On the ninth day of Blogmas, Leeann’s blog gave to me…six final to-reads

My Goodreads goal is 45 books and I’m still six short, meaning Christmas is going to involve lots of reading. So I thought I would share with you those six books I must read in an incredibly short amount of time.

(Or I will have to accept failure, something I am not apt to do).

So here it is, the six books I will (attempt) to read in the remaining days of 2014:

Last Books of 2014 | Scribbling in the Margins blog

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Deck the Halls | The EIGHTH Day of Blogmas!

On the eighth day of Blogmas, Leeann’s blog gave to me…decked halls a-twinkling

Nothing spreads Christmas cheer in my family’s house quite like Christmas decorations. My mom does a great job every year putting up the stockings, garlands, trees, and other festive decor. It always feels like Christmas in our house, from the tree in the living room to the holiday cookie soap in the bathroom. Today, I wanted to share a few of my favorite decorations in the house:

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A Christmas Tag of Sorts | The SEVENTH Day of Blogmas!

On the seventh day of Blogmas, Leeann’s blog gave to me… a Christmas tag of sorts!

When I saw this Christmas tag, I didn’t care that technically no one had tagged me; I wanted to answer the questions anyway (#rebel). So I took the questions Cait asked on Paper Fury (yeah, I read it a lot) and decided to answer them here for Blogmas Day 7!

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