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Bricks ‘n Blooms Weekly 60

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Merry Christmas and Happy Holidays to all!

I hope you had a great week!

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Random Things Happening Behind the Scenes at Bricks ‘n Blooms

What a week it was!

We have been really busy unpacking and settling into our new home.

It’s been great so far.

My family is happy we moved and my dogs are feeling more settled as well.

I enjoy taking long walks around the property and seeing something new with every walk.

In fact, I’ve seen a few invasive plants here that I’ll need to deal with sooner than later.

Christmas was a little quieter than we were expecting this year.

Stacy Ling with her family on Christmas

With the rise in illnesses over the last week, we layed low and celebrated amongst ourselves.

I still made our annual Christmas Eve clambake and whipped up a baked ziti for Christmas Day.

It’s not the same as celebrating with extended family on a larger scale but we made it work!

The highlight of the holiday was spending a little bit of time with my nephew who was home visiting from the service.

We haven’t seen him since last Christmas so it was really nice to see him for a bit and catch up.

First Christmas in Our Home Tour

What’s Happening at Bricks ‘n Blooms

It was a super fun week on the blog!

After going through the whole moving experience, I shared some tips about buying a home and selling at the same time.

It can be so stressful at times but there are things you can do to keep your sanity and get through it!

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front entry hall christmas tree 2023

In addition to wrapping up the big move, so many of you guys were asking for some more details about poinsettia care.

Specifically, you wanted to know how much should you water a poinsettia plant. CLICK HERE to get my tips for keeping your poinsettia happy and healthy this holiday season.

Because we just moved in last week, I decorated a little bit and shared the First Christmas in Our New Home Tour.

Wait until you see how pretty it looks!

And I was so busy packing up and moving over the last month, I hadn’t had a chance to publish my latest YouTube video sharing my former home all decorated for the holidays before I packed it all up.

YouTube video

I also shared a sneak peek of both inside and outside my new home!

Did you catch it on Instagram this week?

If not, CLICK HERE to view the highlights for “New Home.”

Amazing Inspiration from Around the Web

I love finding cool inspiration from around the web and wanted to share some of what I’m loving right now.

My good friend Jennifer from Cottage on Bunker Hill shared some pretty red and green Christmas decorating ideas.

My good friend KariAnne from Thistlewood farms shared a beautiful home tour of her house all decorated for the holidays at night.

I love all the twinkle!

And here is some more inspiration you’ve got to see!

THESE DIY paper trees.

THIS beautiful vintage cottage Christmas bedroom tour.

I’m loving THIS Christmas kitchen decor.

And THIS festive holiday walk.

first christmas in our home tour

Thank you so much for following along.

Enjoy a beautiful day! xo

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  1. Stacy,
    Happy day after Christmas! Loved the PJ’s. So happy you are getting settled into your new home. Thanks for sharing my trees. Have a great week.

  2. You were smart to lay low. Better to be safe than sorry! And baked ziti sounds delish. Hope you had a Merry Christmas in your beautiful new home!

  3. You all look so cute in your PJs Stacy! Love that you were able to stay low in your gorgeous new home. Thank you so much for sharing my Christmas bedroom, my friend.