Simple Christmas Wrapping

I am so excited to share this post with you! I love feeling on top of my domestic duties. It (sadly) hardly ever happens that I live up to my standards, domestically-speaking, but I had some (GASP) extra time this evening while my little buddy was eating playing with his books on our bed.

This afternoon, on my lunch break, I stopped into my local drug store and bought a roll of all-purpose mail packaging and a spool of magenta yarn.

Look at the result!

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It was so easy and simple! The “wrapping” paper was $1.99 and there was WAY more of it than a typical themed wrapping paper.  I am going to be able to wrap all my presents (12) with one roll!

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That adorable green label? That’s from the downloadable free gift labels I told you about in  THIS blog post. I used green cardstock and printed the sheet out on my home printer.


Does it get much cuter? Probably. But I am so proud to actually have presents wrapped before Christmas Eve this year that I couldn’t care less! ;)

Taking the extra time to appreciate people with presents, cards and little notes is ALWAYS worth it. In my life, this is the first time I have ever had all my Christmas presents ready to go in an appropriate time frame. This coming year, I am going to make a conscious effort to be better at doing presents and cards. I am hoping that writing down all those important dates in my AAA-mazing The Simplified Life Planner (which I just ordered thanks to a last minute sale!) will help me stay on top of it.

Also, this is what bubba and I think of 3:30 in the morning. Why did we wake up again? ;)

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