Monthly Archives: November 2012

Pecan Pie..

Here is my pecan pie recipe. Note – it’s not “gel-like” as a lot of pies are  – it gets the sweetness from sugar alone.  Most pecan pie recipes call for corn syrup – but not this one.. Pecan Pie: … Continue reading

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Yes the holidays are upon us. Well, almost. Well, actually about a month away…

I dragged the Christmas cards out this past weekend (after the decorating fest was put to bed).  I bought them last year on clearance OF COURSE.  Halloo why pay full price.  Anyway, I stamped, addressed (thank god for mail merge), … Continue reading

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Ice Nutrackers

These are so cool.  I scored 2 of them last year after Christmas – I scoured the store looking for a 3rd but there was no more to be found…

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The living room..

I had this hideous old brassy mirror in my bedroom last year and could not decide what to do with it.  After I bought a new piece of furniture for the living room I had a grand idea.  I painted … Continue reading

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The Annual Present Tower for DD!

Many years ago I started (well I didn’t know it then) a tradition of piling presents on top of one another and tying them with a snowman ribbon and giving it to my daughter.  It was just fun stuff – … Continue reading

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Manger. Or creche.. Or both..

My Dad built this for me (all of us 5 kids got one) himself.  His skills were so great.  It’s so sad he developed Alzheimers and passed away last year..  ANYWAY, he created this and I have lovingly transported it … Continue reading

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The dining room.

I inherited this dining room set from my parents this year.  This is the first year I’ve been able to really have fun with decorating the dining room.  Enjoy! 

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