Monthly Archives: November 2010

Winter Soup Staples

We’re getting snowed in around here. It makes me wonder what people did 100 years ago before snowploughs and refrigerators and bulk food. I guess they just roughed it to the general store – or ate day-old-bread for dinner. I … Continue reading

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holiday ideas {1}

marshmallows: Williams-Sonoma, $16.50 , monogramable ornament: Pottery Barn, $5, stocking hooks: Pottery Barn, $29.50, Frasier Fir candle: Thymes, $26, coasters: etsy $15, cakelet pan: Williams-Sonoma, $36 letterpress tags: etsy, $3, place card holder: etsy, $2.50, wreath: etsy, $39, pinwheels: etsy, $11, chalkboard tags: etsy, … Continue reading

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Thanksgiving 2010

  Happy Thanksgiving to you and your family. My hope is that after all the food and festivities, we can all look around and think, it can’t get any better than this.

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My Mantel

my controversial woof & poof. I like her. Find Christmas Woof and Poofs here. I recently picked up this frame from Value Village. I love the tarnished gold color. Photo from MMP. A summer’s worth of penies for our thoughts. … Continue reading

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Traditions in the Making

As newlyweds, we’re eager to start a few new holiday traditions for our family to carry on throughout the years in addition to those super-special traditions our families have done for years before. I gleaned a few ideas from the December … Continue reading

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Our Growing Family

Wow fall’s flying by and here we are, just over a week into November and I’m finding myself amidst a rapidly-expanding family. Many of you have asked, along with multiple requests from the extended family, when E and I were … Continue reading

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Invited: a modern book club

A while back I decided that I wanted needed a book club. Here’s why I want to join one: 1. Community. I want to “meet” with other ladies and share thoughts and life together. 2. Literacy. Joining a book club … Continue reading

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