Holidays

Preparing Your Kitchen for Thanksgiving

Thanksgiving is almost here! I am hosting our family Thanksgiving this year, so I need to get organized before I start cooking up a storm. Here are some tips for preparing your kitchen for Thanksgiving. First, I start by getting out the recipes I’m going to use. That way, I can make my grocery list …

Heirloom Willow Holiday Tablescape

The holidays are my favorite time of the year! Having the whole family together and the beautiful decorations are things I look forward to all year long; so of course I want to set the best holiday table possible. And, I have to admit, I try to out do myself each year. Pinterest has lots of …

Let it Snow with a Frosty Vintage Tablescape

Tis the season for family and friends, and this year the hosting of the festivities fell squarely in my lap!  I lucked out last year as we had just move in to our first home and were still settling in when the holiday season arrived, but this year it is on, and I am ready …

5 easy ways to decorate for winter

The days are getting shorter, aren’t they? And hint of the holidays is in the air and there’s just no escaping it: winter is on the way. Time to cozy up your home, settle in for the cold months and enjoy the smell of the fire burning in the fireplace. Here are a few ideas …

Color Showcase: Winter Whites

The chill of fall and winter is setting in and in perusing colors suitable to the season, I am drawn to what we like to call “winter white.”  But the more I looked, the more curious I became about what exactly is winter white?  I found all sorts of references to the color of sheep’s …

Holly Berry Tablescape for Christmas

I don’t know about you, but at my house eating is just as important as the presents come Christmas Day! My Momma always taught me presentation is important. For yourself, your gifts, and your dining room. A lot of things have changed since Momma hosted Christmas at her house. She and I don’t exactly share …

Valentine’s Day Treats & Tidbits

Valentine’s Day is just around the corner! Hope you’re looking forward to all the flowers, sentimentality and sugar shock the day has offer.  While not an official holiday — and a day with pretty grim origins — Valentine’s Day is at the top of my list of favorites. Pardon the pun, but I LOVE everything …

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