Mad For a Plaid Christmas

It’s almost that time of year again, time to get serious about our holiday decor. I’m still involved in putting the finishing touches on Thanksgiving (or the day after in my case), I’ve been seeing lots of Christmas idea on Continue reading Mad For a Plaid Christmas

Is Thanksgiving a Game Day?

Many gather around the TV for football games before or after their Thanksgiving feast, and we are no exception.  Football is usually in the background, until dinner – then the TV is off. But then after dinner… we always play Continue reading Is Thanksgiving a Game Day?

Last Minute Valentine’s Day Idea

No time for elaborate and involved plans? Sometimes simple is even better.  As I was perusing the shops in Old Town Truckee last weekend I happened upon this sweet bed set. Neutral, simple, and just the right amount of rustic Continue reading Last Minute Valentine’s Day Idea

Happy 4th of July Weekend

It’s the 4th of July, when we Americans celebrate our independence – that means lots of BBQ’s, get-togethers and celebrations. How will you be celebrating? My husband and I spent a lot of time discussing what to do for the Continue reading Happy 4th of July Weekend

Mother’s Day – Make It A Thoughtful One

Mother’s Day is only a couple of weeks away, and there’s no shortage of suggestions for what to get that special mom.  Retailers give us suggestions of that perfect gift – many expensive.  For me, the best gifts have been Continue reading Mother’s Day – Make It A Thoughtful One

Happy Holidays, From Me to You!

HAPPY HOLIDAYS to all… I want to wish you all the best of the season.  Enjoy the time with your families and friends… and above all be sure to  make memories! As you may know, I’ve been a bit silent Continue reading Happy Holidays, From Me to You!

Christmas Memories

One of my mantras has always been “go make memories” and with the holidays filled with special get-togethers and events, its the perfect time to do just that.  For the past few years I have taken the twins and my daughters to Continue reading Christmas Memories

Where Is Home?

I love to read.  Books can transport you to to another place and time. They make us laugh, cry, and often feel emotions that may be hidden deep inside of us. I recently read “The Beautiful American,” by Jeanne Mackin.   It’s Continue reading Where Is Home?

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