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Monday, November 20, 2017

Sunday, November 19, 2017

New White Leather Chairs for the Family Room


A couple of months ago H and I decided that we wanted new chairs for our anniversary that was coming up in mid November.     I knew that  I wanted white leather.....but none could be found except by special ordering them..     It takes about 8-10 weeks for the chairs to be made and I was a little disappointed when they didn't arrive in time for our anniversary.   But,  my disappointment soon disappeared when they arrived Thursday.    They are gorgeous.....I love them!

Saturday, November 18, 2017

Apricot Hand Pies and Fall Colors


I grew up eating my mothers "fried apricot pies",   now they are sometimes called hand pies or empanada's.

Thursday, November 16, 2017

Vintage Ornament Christmas Wreath


Several years ago I made a vintage ornament Christmas wreath using pink,  blue,  and silver ornaments.      Sadly as the years have went by,   ornaments fell off ......broke......this type of wreath is very fragile.     I removed what ornaments were still usable from the wreath and put them in a tote a couple of years ago.

Monday, November 13, 2017

White Ceramic Christmas Tree's and a Pink Lincoln


I guess I now have a 'collection" of white ceramic Christmas trees since I found another one this past summer at a yard sale.   I now have a total of 3,   doesn't that make a collection?

Sunday, November 12, 2017

Farmhouse Christmas Kitchen featuring Mason Jar Decor


I've been working my way around the kitchen cleaning and decorating the counters for Christmas. 

Week End Treasure Hunt


The weather here in Eastern New Mexico is still very mild (60's and 70's) for it to be the middle of November.    With the warm weather,   there were several yard sales over the week end.

Wednesday, November 8, 2017

Bringing Home the Tree



I created a fun Christmas  vignette on the piano mantel this morning that I'm calling Bringing Home the Tree

Tuesday, November 7, 2017

Rag Ball Christmas Ornaments


I try to have most of my Christmas decorating done by Thanksgiving so I'm not so rushed during the holidays.    This year I am running way behind.....way.... way  behind!   

Saturday, November 4, 2017

Thanksgiving Tablescape



I'm still playing with ideas for our Thanksgiving tablescape.      For me,   Thanksgiving is all about being thankful,   my family,   and the food.    I want the table to look as good as the food does!

Thursday, November 2, 2017

Farmhouse Christmas Kitchen


I  decorated another section of the kitchen counters for Christmas  today.......only 2 more sections to go and then I can start on the family room.       I don't know which is my favorite room to decorate .....the kitchen or the family room!

Tuesday, October 31, 2017

Christmas Mason Jars



I created some Christmas Mason jars today to use in vignettes on the kitchen counters.     I have them all gathered up in one location to make it easier to take photo's,   but later I will spread them around the kitchen.

Sunday, October 29, 2017

Junkin' in the Wild West


H and I drove over to Amarillo Texas the other day to eat lunch and visit some of the great antique shops they have on the old Route 66.    I wanted to share some of what I saw at The Nat,   one of my favorite  places to "pick".   

Saturday, October 28, 2017

Farmhouse Christmas Tree


I already have the kitchen decorated in a farmhouse style theme and I plan to add Christmas touches to some of the existing vignettes on the counters.     BUT,   with that beings said,   I am creating new Christmas decor in the kitchen too!

Tuesday, October 24, 2017