happy new year (belated)

I think that was a long enough break.  And I took an extra couple of days this week to handle some things that I was procrastinating about. We had an extra sweet holiday and New Year.  How about you? at the Brandywine Conservancy

a visit to terrain

with my assistant.  It was her first time and I think she loves it as much as I do. They had the sweetest tree trimming decorations.  This was my favorite. If you go to their homepage, they are offering 20% off and 3 day delivery.

terrain: Wicker Tree Skirt

via I just love this.

keep calm : the Thanksgiving edition

so cute. Free printables from Tatertots and Jello via Ohdeedoh

v-day sweetness

All the sour news lately really sucks.  This totally cheered me up.  Such a simple and sweet idea. Photos and garland by Rachel of O!Rachew! and bling on my sewing machine (a lovely blog!).  

jennifer squires’ valentines collection

always.  lovely.     fine art prints available in her etsy shop


This is a great idea if you have neither a mantle nor a bannister to hang your stockings on.   via Candi Mandi.


It's almost here.  I love each of the seasons in a different way, but if I had to pick one, autumn is my favorite.  The weather, the clothes, the pumpkins, the leaves (even the raking)… Matthew Mead always has yumminess to share.  You can preview his new Halloween book here.   The Company Store has […]

Let’s just get this Valentine’s Day thing over with…

I am not against Valentine’s Day.  Actually, I use it to demand high-priced-but-worth-it chocolate truffles in assorted flavors from our local chocolatier.  And since every year the holidays come and go and I don’t get around to sending out Christmas or New Years cards I end up sending Valentine’s Day cards instead.  And growing up […]

hello 08

We spent the last hours of 07 and the wee hours of the first day of 08 at my B/SIL’s house with my niece and nephew.  They are such good kids and so fun to spend time with.  Maybe 2008 will bring us one of our own. h a p p y  n e w  […]

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