December 2013

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In our family we have at least 15 or so traditional family Christmas cookies. We talk about cutting back every year but in order to make sure everyone has their favorites… well we end up making almost all of them every time. This year, amidst the holiday prep, Gammy leftRead More →

You’ve just been invited to a last minute soiree and don’t want to go empty handed. What to do, what to do? Here’s a quick little hostess gift you can whip up in minutes and, chances are, you’ve got all the ingredients on hand. Not only that, it is seriouslyRead More →

You would think, after 59 Christmases, I would run out of new things to make. HA! Not even close! Over the years my tastes have changed, and as they do, my house changes with me. My tastes, although eclectic, now run on the “simple side”. That is why when I sawRead More →

Although I can’t say I enjoy watercoloring as much I enjoy gardening, it has become a close second. And, as my ability to vigorously garden is diminishing, it couldn’t have come at a better time! Although I haven’t shared any of my paintings in a while, I have been prolific. Since I had these framed,Read More →

The Little Lady has a kitchen set, but didn’t have “company” dishes and placemats, so that’s what I made her for Christmas! I bought her 2 sets of the beautiful wooden dishes, which includes a plate, bowl, fork, knife and spoon, and made her 4 napkins and placemats. They were quick toRead More →