Fresh Holiday Ideas:
Christmas Trees in Unique Containers!


I saw this Christmas Tree in a basket over at Southern Living. I love the idea of breaking away from the expected green and red metal stands and "Christmas tree skirts" and putting the tree in a more charming container instead! Over the years we … ** Read more **

DIY: Coastal Beach Chic Christmas Decor


Coastal Living After creating my own "northwest coastal" style winter front door decor, I decided to look online for some more beach inspired Christmas decor inspiration. Of course, I found some inspiring ideas over at Coastal Living! While I have … ** Read more **

Flameless Candles:
Perfect for the Holidays


Southern Living I have quite a few lanterns at my house. I just recently decided to put flameless candles in them for safety. I love having my porch all lit up with candles to greet holiday guests, but it is hard to keep them lit if it is a little … ** Read more **

Holiday Extravaganza Winners


Give Thanks: Country Living Sorry for the delay in announcing the winners of my all day giveaway! My blog was suffering from a little glitch where it would not let me see any comments above 100. Well, when you have winners chosen by random generator … ** Read more **

Attitude of Gratitude

With the Christmas decorating and gift-buying season suddenly upon us, it is easy to fly right by Thanksgiving. All we will have to show for this holiday is a few extra pounds from over-dosing on mashed potatoes, gravy and pumpkin pie. Eh hem. Is … ** Read more **

White or Colored Christmas Lights?
Let’s Discuss.


Since it is Thanksgiving week and our brains are kind of busy thinking about holiday plans, let's have some fun today and all throw in our two cents on this highly sensitive, and controversial topic, shall we? I threw this question out last year and … ** Read more **