Sydney’s Doll House.1

Here is the Doll House I gave to my 4 year old grand daughter for Christmas. What fun my husband and I  had re-doing this for her…I hope she has as much fun playing with it. Before: I purchased the house at a garage sale for $4.00 several years ago. It was kind of a [...]

Merry Christmas 2012

“Go tell it on the mountain, over the hills and everywhere; go tell it on the mountain, that Jesus Christ is born!’ “Down in a lowly manger, the humble Christ was born,  and God sent us salvation that blessed Christmas morn…” Merry Christmas to all! xo

Zoey at home and at Christmas

I pulled out this old Domino from 2009 with Zoey Deschanel on the cover. She created an adorable music room (wait, I thought she was an actor)? Well, she is both. Here is a glimpse of her at-home studio: “After years of jotting down lyrics anywhere and everywhere  and cluttering her house with instruments, Deschanel [...]

The New General Store.2

Last  year at this time Martha B. and I went to Tricia Foley’s  home on Long Island to usher in the Christmas Season. She has a great catalog with some beautiful items you might want to add to your Christmas list, or maybe you’ll find the perfect gift for someone else. There are some new [...]

White Christmas.2

I had to find Rosemary Clooney in that dress, so here it is: ooo lala! Related Post, here

Vintage Pudding Molds

What is a pudding mold you ask?  Pudding as in cake, not pudding as in jello. I received one this year as a gift from a friend, and it so cute, I love it! Here is a recipe you can try for Persimmon Pudding with Hard Sauce.  I have made it before and it is [...]

White Christmas

What a great post over at Design*Sponge; Living in White Christmas. I wonder what it would  have been like to live in White Christmas, one of the most beloved movies of all time.  I adore the styles and hair, on the women and the guys.  What is your favorite outfit?  Mine is the black dress [...]

Vintage Ornaments

I hope you are enjoying your week. Now that all the presents are open, church services over, and traveling done, it’s time to take a breather.  After I clean up, I will enjoy the tree and all the decorations for just a few more days. Hope you can take a breather too!  What will you [...]

Merry Christmas

a beautiful pop-up book that I’ve had since my kids were small telling the true meaning of Christmas The Children’s Theatre by Franz Bonn Merry Christmas! Frohe Weinhacten (German) Joyeux Noel (French) Feliz Navidad (Spanish) Glædelig jul (Danish) Buon Natale (Italian) Gëzuar Krishtlindjet (Albanian) Wesołych Świąt (Polish)

Christmas Eve

silent night, holy night… holy infant so tender and mild… sleep in heavenly peace. The origin of the Christmas carol we know as Silent Night was a poem that was written in 1816 by an Austrian priest called Joseph Mohr. On Christmas Eve in 1818 in the small alpine village called Oberndorf it is reputed [...]

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