A Flat Hanging Christmas Tree

A Flat Hanging Christmas Tree

For a couple of years now I have had several ideas for whimsical Christmas trees. I went with my friend Margaret, visiting me from NY, to ...Continue reading...

Interior Christmas Wreaths

Interior Christmas Wreaths

How about some ideas for Christmas wreaths? I have gathered a variety of wreaths that ...Continue reading...

It’s Their Birthday!

It’s Their Birthday!

Yesterday I celebrated the birthdays of three lives, world's and years apart, different in so many ways, but all born ...Continue reading...

Happy Thanksgiving

Happy Thanksgiving

I hope if you are reading this that you are either soon to enjoy a holiday meal, or have already done so, and are now settling in to relax. Either way, my good wishes for you are heartfelt. I am so grateful for your continued support and although we communicate digitally, I consider you to be friends. When I sat down to write this post, I had been thinking about how I would define gratitude, or thankfulness, and thought I might write about it a bit differently than you might expect. ...Continue reading...

Thanksgiving Tablescapes

Thanksgiving Tablescapes

Thanksgiving is almost upon us. I can hardly believe it! Just in case you are still looking for a few ...Continue reading...

Views. Yes, It’s all About the Views.

Views. Yes, It’s all About the Views.

Many of you know how I appreciate a beautiful equestrian property. I have featured several on this blog. When I went to retrieve more information about this home, I found that despite having quite the equine set up, ...Continue reading...

Election Day Garden Notes

Election Day Garden Notes

It does not feel like a usual crisp autumn day. Starting brisk, but quickly warming to an eventual sunny and warm 70 degrees. Yesterday it was sunny and 75. All week above normal. All year, crazy weather patterns. Add in the clock change, and I feel especially off kilter.It is an odd site to see ...Continue reading...

A New Front Walkway

A New Front Walkway

  Another project we tackled this spring, was a new front walk way. The reasons were two fold - one, making it prettier and more welcoming, and the second, and probably more importantly, was for safety. You can see in the first photo that ...Continue reading...

Deck Redo, part II

Deck Redo, part II

    So we made a decision after carefully researching and studying our options. I will try and explain the rationale as to why we made the decision we did. We chose ...Continue reading...