Tag Archives: Holidays

We had a difficult decision to make last week. We have had the same Christmas Tree since moving into this home about 14 years ago. It has served us well, sparkling in the wee morning hours while we sipped our coffee, read the paper and did our homework together. It sheltered our family dog, Lucky, […]

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  I had as much fun crafting as I did baking and cooking in 2013! Here are your favorites, the Top 10 DIY and Crafts from last year.. my Vintage Christmas Wreath really wanted to be included, but to be fair, selection was made only from  the top 10 projects of 2013. Number 10 I […]

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Outside the wind howls its tempest warning and in the dawn’s advancing light.. inside all is hushed and sleepy quiet. ♥ With a click.. our Christmas Tree’s gentle glow lights the room.. and it begs me to stay.. wrapped in blankets and puppy love.. just to hunker down and not let the wild day’s snow […]

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Advent Calendars have always been an exciting way to count down the days until Christmas in our home. In the early days the children would open little doors to find a chocolate shaped like a Christmas symbol inside. As they got older, we’d count down the days on a holiday chalkboard, much like the early […]

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Smidge’s won! Thanks to everyone who took the time to vote! Thanks to my family who patiently waited for their cold suppers while I cooked, wrote and photographed their food… and for being willing advisers and  taste testers in the kitchen { like that’s a tough job! } I haven’t won “one” , but won […]

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