It’s a Beautiful Day in the Neighborhood!

Welcome to Hyde Park: expect long lines, political satire and serious candy. Is there a neighborhood in your area that is known for spectacular Christmas lights? You know, the one where neighbors get competitive trying to out-do each other until one day someone ends up with a live alpaca* and a Santa sleigh on the […]

Spider Web Luminaries

Not much time for Halloween hoopla this year, a few festive luminaries go a long way! Luminaries are so good at creating atmosphere, especially now that the days are getting dark and chilly. Candlelight alone is lovely, but candlelight glowing through crumpled wax paper bags is really something to be seen! The effect is almost […]

Land of Cotton

Away for a little while preparing for BFF’s wedding this weekend, visiting with family, spoiling my niece, and playing with eldery dogs. More to follow soon!

Gourd Decor

This last week has been a beehive of events and activities, severely marred by a flu bug that will not go away.  Shoo flu, shoo!  I have things to do!Until I get back in the swing of things, wanted to share this little arrangement from a autumnal charity event. There were some beautiful, traditional style […]