Monthly Archives: December 2015

Happy New Year

We are in south Florida to visit my brother and to celebrate the new year with good friends. We left home on Monday. After spending two nights with the newlyweds in central Florida, we drove down to my brother’s home … Continue reading

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Special Holiday Memories

For me, the best thing about the holiday season is the opportunity to share special moments with friends and loved ones. This year, I was greatly blessed to spend a wonderful afternoon making a memory with my elder daughter and … Continue reading

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Woodland Christmas Tablescape

Table linens often drive the direction I take when planning a tablescape. I have several sets of Christmas table linens, so there were a number of possibilities I considered for our table this year. I ultimately decided to create a … Continue reading

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Gift Wrapping 2015

This year I chose to wrap gifts with a kraft paper look. I chose two primary papers for the adults’ gifts. One was a printed kraft paper with trees and red birds. This was a perfect fit with my cardinals … Continue reading

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Christmas Tree 2015: Birds, Berries, and Bows

I’ve never decorated our Christmas tree with a theme. We’ve always had a traditional tree with ornaments collected over the years. We have lots of ornaments. Most of them are kept in their original boxes. They are wrapped in tissue … Continue reading

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