I know many of you are moving full steam ahead into the new year.  But I’m not there yet.  I’m holding onto Christmas for a bit longer.  I don’t like the idea of rushing to tear my decorations down and discard my beautiful tree.  I like Christmas to linger on as long as possible. I […]

  • […] And here’s a rare occasion when Gretta is actually out of jammies and in real clothing.  The lighting in this room is best in the morning and often that means we don’t get dressed until afternoon.  They both hopped into the photo just before I was ready to take the shot for my Holiday Living Room Tour post, which you can see here. […]ReplyCancel

Christmas is only 4 days away.  I can scarcely believe it!  I thought I was so ahead of the game this year, I had all of my personal shopping done and gifts wrapped by December 5th.  It seemed like I was right on track.  But December has once again sped past and here I am, […]

Tonight I am headed to my one and only holiday party of 2016.  It’s the singular chance I’ll have this holiday season to get dressed up. I feel like I need to make my outfit selection amazing because after this, I’ll be back to my standard black leggings and winter boots until April rolls around. […]

The reasons behind creating a piece of art vary from time to time.  Sometimes it’s to stifle a creative itch.  Sometimes its the cure for boredom.  At times, it’s simply to experiment with a new flower or design.  And at times, it’s just for beauty’s sake. During the slow winter months, dreams of miraculous blooms […]

I’m having flashbacks to the time that was a wedding planner, floral designer, did 4 heads of hair and was the matron of honor all on the same day.  That’s multitasking at its finest. As someone who has the professional abilities to do all of these things – even professionally style hair – I can’t […]