Archive for November, 2012

My boy turns 16 today, and I say , “Yikes! How’d that happen?”  Every Thanksgiving weekend is Conor’s birthday weekend.  This year, as part of the Thanksgiving/Birthday celebration I planned on baking him a cake
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I love to decorate for the holidays as naturally as possible.  And finding just the right mix of planted and cut foliage and flowers is my well-balanced decorating solution. Every year, one of my absolute
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Found the early cinnamon brown chintz quilt – with the allover pheasant pattern – folded in a basket at the bottom of the linen closet.  I thought it would bring a lot of charm as an
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A “Happy Thanksgiving” e-mail yesterday from a really lovely lady, Julia, inspires today’s posting. We met a year ago, just before Thanksgiving, when I showed her the blog I was then working on – Homemaker2words.com
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About a year ago, I took a good hard objective look at my dinnerware – especially my serving pieces.  They were all over the place in color and style.  Quite honestly I felt like the
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Azaleas blooming in Connecticut – in November?  That’s right. And in my powder room, to boot! I have a pair of freaky miniature Azalea topiaries that bloom twice a year – late spring, and fall.
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On the 6th day there was light.  Hurricane Sandy packed a huge punch, but fortunately our loss of power was the very worst of it.  So needless to say, I am so very grateful.  On
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