“If Winter comes, can Spring be far behind?”

-Percy Bysshe Shelley


  • Celebrations

    Thanksgiving Tablescape With Whimsy and Warmth

    Since we’re not hosting the official family Thanksgiving this year, I “wisely” raised my hand to host my MOMS Club “Thankful Potluck” event this week. Really? What was I thinking? I’ll tell you what I was thinking. . . this was a good excuse to clean the house, decorate for Thanksgiving and set the table befitting this holiday like no other. Without opening my home for this fun little dinner party, I’m afraid I would have just let this holiday pass silently by while uneventfully sloppily sliding into the holly jolly of Christmas. So I cooked a bone-in turkey breast, made the stuffing (Stove Top) and added a few appetizers and…

  • Inside & Out

    These Windows Won’t Scream

     Today I’m sharing my newest décor addition to our living room, and as long as you don’t ask me the same question as my three year old — “Why do we have windows where there are no cracks?” — we’ll get along great. I knew I wanted basic old windows as an accent for the large blank wall above my sofa, but finding the perfect size, condition and price proved to be a bit more difficult than I originally imagined. So when I found these babies at The Rusted Rabbit for $17.00 each, I grabbed them up and carted them home.  Why blank windows? Well, my focal fireplace wall is very busy with…