Christmas Past #2

We used to make a birthday cake for Jesus❤️ When the kids were tiny we used their little socks for an advent calendar…everyday they would look in a little sock for a treat The little lime green tree! And this was decorating a table at our ladies’ Christmas party at church This was our tree…

Christmas Past

We’ve been looking through old pictures…such sweet memories! We’ve got homemade ornaments, my little ballet elf, Gigi, Dave and me 21 years ago with our homemade stockings, boys sledding in Canada, making cookies with Gramma, kids’ drawing of a snow globe, and the year I made fruit themed ornaments. What a beautiful and special time…

watching, reading, eating, smelling, etc…

Watching: home alone one and two….I just love the 80s house! The wallpaper! I’m a child of the 80s who never grew up and I want wallpaper on every wall 😉 Plus, the Funniest commercial! Reading: I love Elisabeth Elliot so much! This book is amazing. Very convicting and an interesting look at tons of…

Quick snapshots in December 🌲❄️

Snowflakes on the door Cozy panorama Getting ready to go out for lunch with Wes…tree reflected in glasses Our fave; Morgan street food hall Sun in the eyes, cute tree Beautiful trees and great views from the Dillon House lit up at night It’s the most wonderful time of the year! ♥️🌲

wrap station and dress up dog 🎄

I decided this will be the year I get organized and put all the wrapping stuff in one place! So it went up here in the studio. A good idea in theory…but the first time I needed to wrap something, someone needed to be in there and I took the stuff I needed and wrapped…

::: cookies and lights :::

Wreath cookies are happening today! Beloved tradition and yummy treat recipe from my beloved Mom!  the little gold disco ball makes the most beautiful dots of light on the wall and floor in the mornings…Sadie doesn’t know what to think! Things are looking very merry and bright around here. We are about halfway done with…

joy to the world banner 🌿🌲

This banner used to go in our main kitchen windows. But since the white tree is there I had to find a different spot. So come on in our side door! This is where the ones who know us best enter the house. The front door is for sales people 😅 Come in for a…

🥑avocado toast 3 ways (painted, on the tree, edible)

I love a good cliché avocado toast! We found some when we were in Wilmington. When I say we, I mean me and Dave found something else! 😆 My avocado toast looks a bit different than what we found at Clean Juice. And here’s a whole ‘nother take from the today show Café at universal…