‘Tis the season

‘Tis the season

I have really gotten into the Christmas spirit this year! Wreaths, lights, fresh pine boughs – check it out!

Holiday Decor

We went pretty low-key with the holiday decorations this year. It’s reflecting my mood lately to pare down, minimize and keep things really simple. I got this glittery basket as part of a gift with bath & body stuff in it one year, and I love the way it looks with colorful ornaments inside. It’s […]

Bake It Pretty

Bake It Pretty

My good buddy Amanda, purveyor of adorable miniatures, has opened her own online store! Bake It Pretty.com is a veritable treasure trove of vintage-inspired miniatures, baking supplies, packaging and unique novelties. This indie business began in 2006 as A. Bel Emporium, a hugely successful Etsy shop. She now offers the same fare as that shop […]

Holiday stuff from West Elm

So I had to kick on the heat at my house last night. Note to self: gas heat takes a long time to warm a house up from sub zero temperatures. All this cold weather is hinting at the fact that Christmas is soon. As in 2 months, soon. This is the first year that […]