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With only two days until Christmas, I finally got all of our presents wrapped! Every year I promise myself I won’t wait until the last minute and every year…yeah, you know the drill.

I saw this picture on Pinterest back in October and loved it! So pretty and so simple. It looked like the perfect wrapping to accompany my dream vision of a green and natural Christmas theme.

This was the best picture I got of what we accomplished, but isn’t it the cutest picture? Little Carl, ready to play Santa. Hah! I used brown craft paper, green ribbon and black stickers instead of a stamp because it was cheaper. I really like the way it turned out! Conner has requested a return to ‘normal’ Christmas paper next year – such a traditionalist. 🙂
Hope you are finished wrapping your gifts! If you need help, Santa Carl responds very well to treats and loves to help!

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Best tip ever

Real Simple is genius! They shared the best Real Simple tip ever – how to opt out of receiving the yellow pages. We just got two phonebooks this week and they immediately went into the recycle bin. Between our iPhones and laptops, phonebooks are very obsolete in our house. No need to waste all of that paper! To get your address out of the distribution loop, follow the Real Simple tips here.

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