Slow Decorating :: Christmas Edition


I think it’s fun to see the process of Christmas decorating.  Unfortunately, the season speeds by so fast that most of us have no choice but to rush to get a few decorative things up before it’s time to take them down again.  I’m a right after Thanksgiving till right before New Years kind of […]

The Third Annual Do Less Be More Post


Grandma, Uncle Tracy, Aunt Alyson and Dad There are 32ish days until Christmas.  And two things are certain; the days will pass faster than you expect and no matter how much you plan, this season isn’t going to be perfect. Every year instead of focusing on what I’m gonna do, I first focus on what […]

Day 10:: Copy It With What You Already Have

decorate for autumn

 honey we’re home via pinterest new here? this is the 10th post in a 31 day series:: 31 Days of Lovely Limitations I love autumn as much as the next girl.  And when my boys were younger we went all out and decorated for every season and micro-season and day and what have you.  They […]

Fall Mantel Mantle Also Fantel

how to decorate your mantel mantle for fall

I’m still tweaking our mantle.  But who am I kidding, I’m always tweaking.  Our corner farmer’s market doesn’t have the good, warty, muted colored pumpkins and gourds yet so I’m using what I can find around the house which consists of a few stripped books, weeds from the yard, a stick and some feathers.  Plus […]

A Secret Decorating Ingredient :: It’s Awful


This weekend I finally found something that I had wanted for a very long time. I wanted a sailfish. I felt dumb even admitting it here a few times.  Why in the world did I want a sailfish on my wall?  I remember a fish {was it a sailfish?} on my grandparent’s wall growing up […]

Post Christmas Decorating


Many times when I take the tree and garland and other Christmas stuff down, my home feel refreshingly sparse and spacious. However, there is a difference between sparse and spacious and empty, bare and depressing.  So, I get out my many rubbermaid bins of January decor, you know, winter figurines, snowflake ornaments, a 3 foot […]

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