Category Archives: Holiday decorations

Thanksgiving picnicking, the grand finale

Despite the dishwasher situation, we had to bring out the real deal for Thanksgiving itself. Everyone got their one and only porcelain plate for the week, and we even upgraded to the fancy faux silver plastic “silverware.” Wine in a … Continue reading

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Thanksgiving picnicking, parts 2 and 3

Continuing the Thanksgiving week picnicking…A collection of long ago purchased light blue papers got combined with plaids and pine trees. Topping the tree was a heavy sprinkling of kosher salt to add that snowy wonder. And another evening layers of charges … Continue reading

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Thanksgiving picnicking, part 1

When your dishwasher breaks the day before you have a house full of visitors, you say “shoot.” When it also happens to be a few days before Thanksgiving, you say “sh**.” Then you move on and realize it’s just going … Continue reading

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Be Mine

Who doesn’t love sweet smiles for Valentine’s Day? I love making cards each year for all the girls’ friends, and the best part, of course, is finding the right picture. Our photo shoot this year was a mix of disaster … Continue reading

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Holiday clean up

  Someone passed along this great idea to take advantage of those best-of-the-year pictures and not have the guilt of throwing out holiday cards – snap them into your phone contacts and you’ll get to see those shining smiles all … Continue reading

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Falling back into Autumn

Originally, this post read “How is it already October!?” Then I got delayed further, so now it’ll have to “How is it already almost 2014!?” It’s been an all out crazy couple of months around here. Hopefully I’ll get back … Continue reading

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Liking a simple table for LOVE day

To keep the focus on spending time with my real loves, and not my love of decorating, Valentine’s is simple and modern. Who says red, orange and pink can’t go together?

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