I Got a Feva!

It Sounds Warmer Out… This morning when I woke up, it was just a little better.  My shades were down but I could hear the birds!!  Chirping like they should be!!  (Under the crying/ yelling of my two year-old who had just woken up on the wrong side of bed in his bedroom.)   There was […]

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March 5, 2010

A New Painting for Our Kitchen Nook

I’m crazy about this oil painting painting I recently found for our kitchen nook.  It’s by a German artist named Decker and was done in 1886.  You know when something just calls to you?  (“Buy me!!” 😉  I didn’t know where I’d put it (I rarely do with art…  If I love it, I know I’ll […]

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March 3, 2010

Pure Organization Project #8: Tupperware Storage

I have to be honest with you:  I’m fading fast on the organization.  I’m sorry I never got Mr.Linky up last week & especially sorry that I haven’t been able to check out everyone’s projects. Last week was a crazy week for sure, but I’m having trouble seeing how it’s going go get any less crazy […]

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March 2, 2010

Days 3, 4 & 5 of the Better Homes & Gardens Shoot

I thought I’d give you a play-by-play of the last 3 days of the BHG Christmas photo shoot at our house… The photographer, Helen Norman (above), and her assisant Fj Hughes (below) shot the house on Wednesday and Thursday.  They arrived both mornings around 8 AM or so.  (Just having had a baby, it’s really hard […]

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February 27, 2010

Better Homes & Gardens Christmas Shoot Days 1 & 2

Well, “Christmas” is finally here again!  (Below, the boxes that have been arriving at our house for the BHG shoot)  Better Homes & Gardens Assistant Editor Joanna Linberg and stylist Jessica Thomas arrived at our house yesterday!! Joanna is writing the article & assisting Jessica in the set up, and Jessica is running the show.   The first thing […]

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February 24, 2010

Oh Christmas Tree…

…You do not fit in my house! What to do- what to do???  The tree below was our Christmas tree this year.  We measured it but I somehow the new tree is way bigger…  in every way. I’m guessing (hoping!) that stuff like this happens all the time in magazine photo shoots, but I’m not […]

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February 19, 2010



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