A Sweet Surprise: ( a casual) Tablescape Thursday

Saturday morning one of my best friends, Alissa, stopped over while we were gettting our lower level wall-to-wall seagreass carpet installed. I had to miss a little party some of our friends were having because I had to stay & supervise the install, so she brought over BREAKFAST!!! I’ve been meaning to do Tablesapes Thursday […]

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July 23, 2009

Inexpensive Artwork for Childrens’ Rooms

Some of the most beautiful art can be found in children’s books. And what an inexpensive way to decorate? Remember the curtains I bought at Ikea this weekend for my little guy’s bedroom?? (below) Well, the first thing I thought of when I saw them was My Father’s Dragon by Ruth Stiles Gannett (above)– one […]

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July 16, 2009

On the Homefront: A few changes

Well, we’ve been busy as usual around here & I thought I’d share some pictures of our progress. Above & below is the mantle arrangement I just did today… You know how you just get restless sometimes & need a change?   I still haven’t gotten anything on the walls “permanently” in this house yet!! […]

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July 10, 2009

My Favorite Weeds

It’s that time of year (depending upon where you live, this post could be a little early!) when my favorite weeds, Queen Anne’s lace and Wild Chicory, are popping up alongside of roads, in fields & generally anywhere there’s untended dirt. One of my favorite flowers (if not favorite ) is Queen Anne’s Lace. It […]

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July 8, 2009

Happy Birday Ke-che!

My little guy Christian, AKA “Ke-che” (how he pronounces it) is turning 2!! We’re having a little family 4th of July party for his birthday and he is so excited. He is constantly talking about “baby’s bir-day party,” reciting the guest list and more importantly (hee hee) the menu: “Ice cream, beans (he loves beans) […]

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July 4, 2009



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