Monthly Archives: November 2012

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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The porch and front of my house. Always think this looks like something out of a Charles Dickens novel…

Here you go – the front porch!!!

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The mantle – new stuff/old stuff = FUN!

I love decorating for the holidays every year. (If you were wondering where I was yesterday – I was DOING ALL OF THIS! Not shopping – decorating!) Every year we change things up, do snowmen in one room, Santas in … Continue reading

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The Feast = Awesome

If I must say so myself.. Turkey – very moist – I was stealing pieces of it and dipping into the simmering gravy as turkey was being carved Stuffing/dressing – moist and flavorful Mac and cheese – my FAMOUS mac … Continue reading

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ooh the lemon meringue pie.. ohhhhhhhh myyyyyyy.

if I wasn’t so darn tired, I’d walk downstairs and get the recipe and post it right now. It was fabulous. Amazing. THE BEST EVER. I promise I shall post it soon. Maybe tomorrow before the decorating fest begins 😉

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Snacks before the big dinner. Pimiento cheese..

Yum… You can’t beat pimiento cheese for a snacky item before the big Thanksgiving feast. YUM!!!!!!!!!!

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Homemade pimiento cheese..

I whipped up some pimiento cheese this afternoon, had some with friends tonight, and then tomorrow this will be our appetizer before the BIG dinner! YUM! We all declared it a hit – said it would be good also with … Continue reading

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