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Our homemade Christmas

Posted in Blog, Gardening, Home Decor, Lifestyle, Tips, Projects & DIYs
on December 19, 2017

What does this time of year bring for you? Hours of shopping and wrapping or baking? More time spent with family and friends? Cozy nights watching Christmas movies? More charity work? For me it’s all of these things. A thread that ties them altogether is ‘homemade’. We deck our halls with greens from our property, we fill our bellies with homemade cookies and we gift pieces we’ve made with our hands. It’s a wonderful tradition that I intend on carrying on for years to come. Continue reading

Simple Pleasures for the Holidays

Posted in Home Decor, Lifestyle
on December 15, 2016
Simple Pleasures for the Holidays

Ahh, the holidays… nothing brings out the homebody in me more…

She said with a huge smile. I’m so blessed to have a place to retreat to each day that brings me comfort and peace. I truly enjoy spending time at home. I’ve been this way for so long, I can’t remember when it started. I’ve always said “twenty-something on the outside—eighty-five on the inside”. Anyway, when it gets so bitter cold outside, we all spend more time indoors. This year, I was excited as ever to decorate for Christmas, but put out much less than usual. If you’re a regular reader, I’ll sound like a broken record, but… I wanted to keep the noise down. Keep the clutter to a minimum. I put out just things that spark joy! The pretty paperwhites, and twinkly lights do the trick! Continue reading

Our Home for the Holidays

Posted in Gardening, Home Decor, Lifestyle, Tips, Projects & DIYs
on December 7, 2015

I look forward to this time of year as soon as October hits New England. The crisp in the air, the early nights. I love having an excuse to stay home all bundled up. (I’m also the first one to jump into Spring mode on March 1st, but that’s beside the point)

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