Transitioning to Winter Decor

I don't know about you, but I got all the Christmas stuff put away this week, except for the Christmas tree. We are wrapping that big guy and trying to wrangle it to the basement all in one piece.  But now, the whole house looks a little dismal and bare. It happens every year at this time.  The weather is cold and dreary, we all just want to stay inside and hunker down under throws and blankets … [Read more...]

Fashion over 50: The Little Black Dress

Happy New Year!  I've shared this bargain dress with you before, but it bears showing again, since I chose to wear it to ring in the New Year this year.  I don't often get this dressed up, but it is fun to do it occasionally.  I feel like a real lady when I'm dressed up in a little black dress with high heels.  Wearing pearls just adds to the festive occasion.This is the little black dress … [Read more...]

Happy New Year 2012!

I'm ready for a New Year, how about you?!This is that pretty red barn door that I shared awhile ago that's near my house.  They had these neat nutcracker soldiers out for Christmas and I just had to stop and take another pic!Hope you all have a fabulous New Year's Day and enjoy your holiday.Here's to a brand spanking New Year in 2012.  I could NOT be more ready for it!  … [Read more...]

What little Projects are you putting off?

Thank you all SO much for coming by and linking up to my Top Projects party.  Ya'll really showed it off and I am so impressed by all we collectively accomplished this year.  Bravo to  all of you.  I wish I could take the time to highlight so many of your projects, but just know that I think you are all awesome.   It will take me days just to go through all the links.Now, for that project … [Read more...]

Happy New Year: A Decade of Change

(from New Year to ALL my friends! Since today, we start a brand new year, 2010, I thought this topic would be appropriate to chat about.I get some great blog post ideas from my local newspaper and I was reading yet another article in the paper recently, this one by Jocelyn Noveck from The Associated Press.  It was a recap of 50 things that changed our lives since the … [Read more...]

An Organized Life

Are you ready for the New Year? The calendar says 2009 and that means it’s time once again for a new page and a new start. A fresh calendar on my bulletin board to add notes and schedules to. And a bulletin board in my office nook that was way too messy with cards, notes, and reminders, is now cleared off for a New Year’s beginning. I have a feeling this will happen again about a year from now. … [Read more...]

Happy New Year!

(Photo credit: Photobucket, by: Fragrance of Sweetness)Happy New Year 2009, my friends! I really appreciate all of you who take the time to visit my blog and leave comments. You have all made 2008 a wonderful year for me and I look forward to a great 2009.I'm trying to recuperate from Christmas, getting things cleaned and orderly again around the house and it's always this time of year that I feel … [Read more...]