Party Time!

We will be hosting a Party to celebrate the birthdays of our son and daughter-in-law. They created the guest list and my husband & I along with my parents (both great cooks) will provide the dinner and service restaurant style! To personalize the decor for them, I made a simple change by swapping out the… Continue reading Party Time!

Easter

To Christians, Easter season is the remembrance of the crucifixion, death, and resurrection of Christ. After the season of Lent, commemorating the 40 days Jesus spent fasting in the desert, Christians recognize Palm Sunday and Easter. It is complicated to determine which Sunday Easter takes place each year. I found this article to be informative.… Continue reading Easter

Christmas Unwind

As much fun as it was to decorate and celebrate, the inevitable always happens…..Christmas decor must come down. It goes faster taking things down than putting them up, but the excitement and thrill of the season is definitely missing. To keep it more interesting, I took inventory of everything I used to give you an… Continue reading Christmas Unwind

Fresh Cut or Artificial Christmas Tree?

Which tree should you get – fresh cut or artificial? Growing up in the Pacific Northwest, my answer used to be an immediate “absolutely fresh cut” tree for Christmas. It was what I had known my entire life and you could look around and find a Christmas tree farm not too far away. There is… Continue reading Fresh Cut or Artificial Christmas Tree?

Fall for this Dining Room!

When planning a tablescape, I first choose the theme – a color scheme and décor focal point. For this example, the Fall colors of black, orange, yellow, and burgundy are varied in the florals of sunflowers and mums. The décor focal point is pumpkins/squash. Once those are determined, I start by gathering my decor items… Continue reading Fall for this Dining Room!