Let it Snow! Let it Snow! Let it Snow! Holiday Linky!

You guys are rockin' with the holiday links! Don't miss last Friday's linky for a winter wonderland of great ideas! Ok, is this true? 13 days until Christmas? {Sigh}. I have not bought a single gift yet this year. {Bangs head against the wall} … ** Read more **

Cozy & Unique Bedrooms


As our weatherman here promises the hope of snow for this weekend (a rarity in Portland!) my thoughts are turning towards cozy comforters, beds piled with down pillows and a fluffy nest to warm up in! So, let's pause from the holiday hustle and … ** Read more **

Christmas Decorating:
Why Didn’t I Think of That?

I took one look at this photo and realized I should never have given away my cute bunnies (don't worry, they weren't real bunnies. I mean fake ones). Somewhere along the way, I determined that bunnies weren't happening for me. We put them on our … ** Read more **

Feeling Behind Before You Even Begin?
Six Strategies to Make The Holidays Sane

I have a confession to make. Shhh ... I'm not ready for Christmas. This is not really a new phenomenon for me, not being ready for a holiday (remember my house just before Thanksgiving last year?). I think it is my new trend. I almost feel like I am … ** Read more **

20 Days Left Until Christmas
Help Us Mr. Linky!

Hi friends! How are you? Have I told you lately how how much I appreciate all of your comments? I've been out of town this past week and without reliable internet, trying to settle some of the details of our move (like that pesky detail of WHERE we … ** Read more **

Reinventing Christmas (and a giveaway!)

Since my family is undergoing so many changes involved with moving this month, we are rethinking how we "do" Christmas. We've had to let relatives know things won't be the same this year and we are thinking of ways to make Christmas special for our … ** Read more **