So far, so good

Oh, wait. It isn't 2008 yet. False alarm. Sorry. Back to the truffles people, you've got another day. Time's up! Wishing you all the success in 2008! I know it is hard to tell, but that photo is not really us, it is from cottage living. … ** Read more **

Sweet Escape: Reflections

Can you believe it? 2007 is coming to a close. I've really enjoyed my little blogging break (my sweet escape this week!) to reflect on my life, recharge my batteries, rev up my enthusiasm and get myself inspired for the new year. It is amazing to me … ** Read more **

Cranberry Blissfulness

  Just popped in with a little post-Christmas hello for my blogging friends! Hello! I've been a busy bee entertaining large groups of people in my home -- so that means lots of food preparation, lots of presents, lots of clean up and lots of … ** Read more **


As we are drawing nearer to the Christmas holiday, I finding myself strangely calm and quiet, yes, introspective! I am increasingly pulling back in my thoughts. I am less able to focus on creativity, home decor and twinkling lights -- and inspiration … ** Read more **

Counting Your Blessings

  I really wanted to share about this book and its author during Creative Inspiration Week, but long story short it didn't happen. While I didn't get it posted that week, the good news is that now I can give it the special attention it … ** Read more **

This is {not} glamorous

Do we look ready for Thanksgiving at our house? My nephew and son have been busy helping out. Our bathroom cabinet is painted but nothing is put back. We'd work on it but... We've had a little situation. Ignore the child wearing the undies … ** Read more **