I am Mary. But not the one you are thinking of.


Remember in the last post where I told you I was done decorating and I was gonna be all Carol Brady and do crafts with my boys and like, rest, relax and enjoy and junk?  I lied.  It started out so innocently.  Five minutes after publishing that post I just wanted to see how the […]

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I’ve got nothing.  Nothing funny, nothing inspiring, nothing new and exciting, nothing serious and holy, nothing.  It’s 6:30 am on the Monday before Christmas.  I haven’t wrapped one gift yet.  My house is as decorated as it’s going to get for Christmas and you have permission to let yours be as well.  We are hosting […]

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Tour Roundup


Photo :: I Should Be Folding Laundry I told myself I would click on them all but I had to stop and shave off my long gray beard, cut off my curling fingernails, remind my family to call me Mom and get two brain transplants.  Y’all made the Tour a HUGE success! I am determined […]

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Christmas Tour of Homes 2009

Here are a few links if you saw something in the video you want to make: Fur Wreath Moss Topiaries Mantle Garland How to Decorate a Christmas Tree Tree Skirt Alternatives Winter Apothecary Jars Garnish Your Gifts Use What You Have Christmas Decor Now it’s your turn.  I cannot wait to see your creative, beautiful, […]

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What a relief! You found me, I’m so glad you’re here. I hope you come to like the new nest just as much as the old place. There might be some wonkiness for a little while as I try not to delete the entire internet. Thanks for putting up with me. I promise, in the […]

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Winter Apothecary Jars

There is something about these glass apothecaries that lend themselves to any season. I guess it could be the fact that they are clear and pretty and you can put anything you want inside them. Shells, an old finial, pretend eggs and nests, fake snow, silver anything, tiny bottle brush trees, berries, rocks, notes, nuts, […]

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