Monthly Archives: November 2022

🎄A Christmas Cottage…Part 1…The Dining Alcove☕️🎄

“Kindness is like snow. It beautifies everything it covers.” – Kahil Gibran Hello, sweet friends… I hope you had a wonderful Thanksgiving! This past weekend I was able to get most of my Christmas decorations together… and was excited to begin decorating our home… When it comes to decorating, no season shines brighter than the Christmas holidays…It takes me a while to think about where I want to place things… I enjoy the whole process of deciding exactly where each little trinket should go. That being said I thought it would be fun the next couple of weeks to share … Read the full blog post

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Christmas is Coming!🎄My Christmas Cottage Haul🧑‍🎄

“In a gentle way, you can shake the world” ~Gandhi Oh dear…it seems as if Christmas is coming to our house! I was told that one of the previous owners of our home… had envisioned it as a Christmas cottage… During the holidays I am always looking for ideas and inspiration… Sometimes I find them in the unexpected places… Like discovering a vintage picture in our attic. I feel that there must be a place somewhere in our home at Christmas for this wonderful find. As this magical season begins to unfold I wish you all the joy and love … Read the full blog post

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My Pre-Holiday Getaway

Your first thought in the morning should be ”thank you” -anonymous Hello, sweet friend… I hope you are well… I recently returned from a fun getaway to Portland, Oregon…and before I left I had asked a few friends (who once lived there) where I might find the best downtown shopping… I discovered that depending on the people I asked…I would get a variety of opinions! the Pearl District along with Northwest/Nob Hill were highly suggested… however I decided to check out Pioneer Place… which houses big-name fashion stores such as Nordstrom taking up a whole city block… And nearby, spanning … Read the full blog post

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🍂 A Friendsgiving Gathering🍁

For the kingdom of God is not a matter of what we eat or drink, but of living a life of goodness and peace and joy in the Holy Spirit. ROMANS 14:17 Hello, sweet friend… I hope you are doing well… Thanksgiving is just around the corner… a beautiful time dedicated to celebrating and focusing on what we are most thankful for. That being said along with my sweet little family & furry kids…I am grateful for all my wonderful friends… which of course includes you! So naturally Thanksgiving is also the perfect time to have a ’Friendsgiving’ gathering. There … Read the full blog post

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November…Adventure Calls…🍁🍂🎃

“Yes! Decorating for Christmas early is actually good for you!” –Hyggehaus Hello, sweet friends… I hope you are doing well… Recently I visited a clock repair shop and was reminded that daylight savings time is just around the corner…(this weekend) where has the year gone? earlier in the week on Halloween while in a clothing store…Christmas music was being played…time is flying! these two experiences made me wonder…was I behind or ahead in my seasonal decorating?… That being said…no doubt as soon as I finish working on getting this post published… I’ll be heading out to the attic…to see what … Read the full blog post

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