Category Archives: Decorating

Tables of Lunches and Dinners Past

Dinner wasn’t bad tonight, if I do say so myself.  I made a pork tenderloin in the oven using a much-raved about recipe on  You can see it here.  I refuse to investigate the caloric and fat content, as … Continue reading

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Next Year’s Heart Day…

I was part of a “ladies’ night” group that met every other Wednesday when Bret was still in residency and we were still childless.  My friends and I did whatever our current fancy wanted to indulge: ice cream, drinks, dinner, … Continue reading

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Valentine’s Treats and Crafts Circa 2011

I think we are done with Valentine’s Day.  No more crafts.  No more sweets.  We have had some lovely moments leading up to this day full of love, but now I am done. I have to chuckle sometimes when I … Continue reading

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First Birthday Decorations

My mom’s colleague is putting together a party for her daughter, and I was asked to create some decorations for it.  I made some items that are very similar to what I purchased from a shop on etsy for my daughter’s … Continue reading

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Decking the Halls, the Gingerbread House, etc.

Friday is our new favorite day around here.  No pre-school!  This means a morning of lounging in our pajamas and getting to do some activities that don’t require suiting up in snow gear or driving on ice.  Our last couple … Continue reading

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Oh, What Fun it is to…Decorate!

I recently had the honor of helping a good friend and neighbor, Doris, decorate her front door.  We added natural elements from her garden along with elegant gold ornaments to the fresh green wreath.  Doris was so excited about the … Continue reading

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O’ Christmas Tree

We got our tree from a local farm last weekend.  Brrr!!!!  The kids did pretty well, despite the cold.  I love the photo of them in the truck…Classic!  We are now enjoying our fragrant, green guest!

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