A Texas sized "Thank You" to our hostess,
Stacey @ Poofing the Pillows.
I'm honored to be included in this group of
talented Texas bloggers.
Hand Decorated Cookies ~ Sweet Sugarbelle
Image Used With Permission
Speaking of treats for the grandchildren,
Sweet Sugarbelle of Lubbock, TX created these
darling Texas themed cookies specifically for the holiday season.
Sweet Sugarbelle - Image Used With Permission
She is one talented baker and generous blogger.
If you want to make your own cowboy snowmen,
you can find a complete tutorial here.
One of my favorite holiday traditions is Christmas stockings.
Ours are traditional stockings, but often one will see
cowboy boot stockings hung on a mantel here in Texas.
These are from North Pole West, a cowboy Christmas store.
The rope garland with barbed wire stars is very clever
and would be perfect for my friends who have ranches.
Boot Stockings Available Here
played at pre-game performances
Texas themed needlepoint ornaments
lovingly stitched by a friend who lives in the Texas hill country.
"Deck them halls, y'all!" and the
cowboy Santa on the side chest let everyone
know this home celebrates Christmas Texas style.
to her husband's library. She adds a milagro
each year that represents something significant for their family.
Milagro in Spanish means surprise or miracle.
These religious folk art charms are traditionally used for healing.
Here in Texas, they are often used in jewelry or
ornamentation, such as on this wreath.
Beautiful glass ornaments in the shape of the Texas flag
and bright stars are the standouts on this tree.
of many in our state, including
May your hearts be happy and light
Merry Texas Christmas, You All"
Julie @ Lilacs and Longhorns
Katie @ Blessed by 3 Miracles
Judith @ Botanic Bleu
BJ @ Sweet Nothings
Come As You Are Christmas Tour @ Common Ground