The Last Bite

I’m one of those people who won’t start decorating for Christmas until I have taken the last bite of pumpkin pie at our Thanksgiving dinner. I just can’t do it. I feel my Pilgrim forefathers wouldn’t approve. đŸ˜‰ I came across these photos of my Christmas mantel, from last year, as I was searching for … Continue reading The Last Bite


The butcher block, in my kitchen, has three major functions; a place for eating, a place for seasonal decor, a place for junk mail and bills. I won’t be photographing the junk mail or bills that I had to move to take photos of my decor. October is upon us and it’s time to get … Continue reading October

Gate Envy

As I was visiting some friends, recently, I fell in love with their very attractive, super convenient and easy to operate, indoor dog gate. I suppose I experienced gate envy. For the last 10 years, we have been using fireplace screens as dog gates in our home (Don’t judge, it’s called making do). I have … Continue reading Gate Envy